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The Trickster in West Africa: A Study of Mythic Irony and Sacred Delight… (edition 1989)
The Trickster in West Africa: A Study of Mythic Irony and Sacred Delight (Hermeneutics, Studies in the History of Religions) by Robert D. Pelton
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0520067916, Paperback)The trickster appears in the myths and folktales of nearly every traditional society. Robert Pelton examines Ashanti, Fon, Yoruba, and Dogon trickster-figures in their social and mythical contexts and in light of contemporary thought, exploring the way the trickster links animality and ritual transformation; culture, sex, and laughter; cosmic process and personal history; divination and social change.
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