Recommended by Stephanie Johnson

By Lewis Hyde

Format: print

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TED Blog entry and related TED Talk on Trickster

Publisher Description
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… Read more…