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Trickster Lives

Culture and Myth in American Fiction

Trickster Lives( )
Contribution by: Winston, Jay
Berkove, Lawrence I.
Bickley, R. Bruce
Baker, Houston A.
Doty, William G.
Mower, Nancy Alpert
Baringer, Sandra K.
Bercovitch, Sacvan
Jones, Gail
López, Debbie
Gutwirth, Claudia
DeGuzmán, María
Hyde, Lewis
Editor: Reesman, Jeanne Campbell
Publication Date:Apr 2017
Publisher:University of Georgia Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $84.95
Book Description:

At once criminal and saviour, clown and creator, antagonist and mediator, the character of trickster has made frequent appearances in works by writers the world over. Trickster Lives offers thirteen new and challenging interpretations of trickster in American writing, including essays on works by African American, Native American, Pacific Rim, and Latino writers.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Native American
Literary Criticism / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.944 x 8.915 Inches
Book Weight:0.77 Pounds
Author Biography
(Contribution by)
Houston Baker is one of the most persistent voices in African American literary criticism, one that has helped to establish a tradition in black literature from slave narratives and spirituals to blues and modern African American writing. He is a frequent contributor to literary journals, author and editor of numerous books, and a leading mover in the diversification of American literature.


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