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Trickster makes this world: mischief, myth, and art

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Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux,
Pub. Date:
2010.
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Pbk ed.
Language:
English
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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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9780374532550
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