Living Landscapes in text: The Sacred Topographies of Huarochiri. Rebecca Carte

Rebecca Carte comparte un fascinate estudio en donde signa el espacio en torno al Manuscrito de Huarochiri como una forma de escritura del paisaje ante la cual los extirpadores tenian compleeta ingorancia. Este interesante estudio abre el campo a entender no solo la sacralidad de el espacio, sea este designado como Huaca o no, sino a conocer estas formas de escritura en los andes aparte … Continúa leyendo Living Landscapes in text: The Sacred Topographies of Huarochiri. Rebecca Carte

Translating Landscape and the Huarochirí Manuscript, Rebecca Carte

The Huarochirí Manuscript, composed after roughly seventy years of Spanish occupation by one or more Quechua authors, opens with a paragraph-long introduction in which the narrator extols the benefits of alphabetic writing. Had his forefathers, the indigenous inhabitants of Huarochirí, known the written word, he reasons, they would not have gone on to lose all of their traditions. He continues, “Mas bien se habrían conservado, … Continúa leyendo Translating Landscape and the Huarochirí Manuscript, Rebecca Carte