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Trickster Makes This World: Mischief, Myth, and Art

Trickster Makes This World: Mischief, Myth, and Art
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  • Seller:Marlton Books
  • Sales Rank:125,832
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Pages:432
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.7
  • Dimensions (in):8.2 x 6.6 x 0.8
  • Publication Date:August 17, 2010
  • ISBN:0374532559
  • EAN:9780374532550
  • ASIN:0374532559
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Synopsis
In Trickster Makes This World, Lewis Hyde brings to life the playful and disruptive side of human imagination as it is embodied in trickster mythology. He first visits the old stories—Hermes in Greece, Eshu in West Africa, Krishna in India, Coyote in North America, among others—and then holds them up against the lives and work of more recent creators: Picasso, Duchamp, Ginsberg, John Cage, and Frederick Douglass. Twelve years after its first publication, Trickster Makes This World—authoritative in its scholarship, loose-limbed in its style—has taken its place among the great works of modern cultural criticism.

This new edition includes an introduction by Michael Chabon.

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