Mythical Trickster Figures; Contours, Contexts, and Criticisms / Edition 1

Mythical Trickster Figures; Contours, Contexts, and Criticisms / Edition 1

by William J. Hynes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0817308571

ISBN-13: 9780817308575

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: University of Alabama Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817308575
Publisher:
University of Alabama Press
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Series:
Publications of the American Dialect Society Series, #79
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AND PERMISSIONS,
ONE William J. Hynes and William G. Doty INTRODUCING THE FASCINATING AND PERPLEXING TRICKSTER FIGURE,
TWO William G. Doty and William J. Hynes HISTORICAL OVERVIEW OF THEORETICAL ISSUES: THE PROBLEM OF THE TRICKSTER,
THREE William J. Hynes MAPPING THE CHARACTERISTICS OF MYTHIC TRICKSTERS: A HEURISTIC GUIDE,
FOUR William G. Doty A LIFETIME OF TROUBLE-MAKING: HERMES AS TRICKSTER,
FIVE Laura Makarius THE MYTH OF THE TRICKSTER: THE NECESSARY BREAKER OF TABOOS,
SIX Mac Linscott Ricketts THE SHAMAN AND THE TRICKSTER,
SEVEN Christopher Vecsey THE EXCEPTION WHO PROVES THE RULES: ANANSE THE AKAN TRICKSTER,
EIGHT Robert D. Pelton WEST AFRICAN TRICKSTERS: WEB OF PURPOSE, DANCE OF DELIGHT,
NINE Robert S. Ellwood A JAPANESE MYTHIC TRICKSTER FIGURE: SUSA-NO-O,
TEN William J. Hynes and Thomas J. Steele, S.J. SAINT PETER: APOSTLE TRANSFIGURED INTO TRICKSTER,
ELEVEN T. O. Beidelman THE MORAL IMAGINATION OF THE KAGURU: SOME THOUGHTS ON TRICKSTERS, TRANSLATION AND COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS,
TWELVE Anne Doueihi INHABITING THE SPACE BETWEEN DISCOURSE AND STORY IN TRICKSTER NARRATIVES,
THIRTEEN William J. Hynes INCONCLUSIVE CONCLUSIONS: TRICKSTERS—METAPLAYERS AND REVEALERS,
NOTES,
BIBLIOGRAPHY,
CONTRIBUTORS,
INDEX,

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