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Trickster: A Study in American Indian Mythology (Revised)

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Trickster: A Study in American Indian Mythology (Revised) - Radin, Paul
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The myth of the Trickster--ambiguous creator and destroyer, cheater and cheated, subhuman and superhuman--is one of the earliest and most universal expressions of mankind. Nowhere does it survive in more starkly archaic form than in the voraciously uninhibited episodes of the Winnebago Trickster Cycle, recorded here is full. Anthropological and psychological analyses by Radin, Ker???nyi, and Jung reveal with Trickster as filling a twofold role: on the one hand he is "an archetypal psychic structure" that harks back to "an ...

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Trickster: A Study in American Indian Mythology (Revised) 1987, Schocken Books Inc, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805203516

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