David Bowles, professor at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, talks about his sweeping new book Myths of Mexico: Feathered Serpent, Dark Heart of Sky. There really hadn’t been a book like this that gathered Inca, Mayan and other myth into one long narrative. So David set out to write one.
We talk about David’s efforts to create what’s been called the “D’Aulaire of Mesoamerican myth,” a readable piece of literature that weaves many different sources into one work of literature. We also talk about comparative myths and the nature of truth.
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