Trickster Makes This World Mischief, Myth, and Art

Cover Art for 9781847672247, Trickster Makes This World Mischief, Myth, and Art by Lewis Hyde
ISBN: 9781847672247
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Published: 7 February, 2008
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
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Trickster Makes This World brings to life the playful and disruptive side of the human imagination as it is embodied in the trickster mythology. Most at home on the road or at the twilight edge of town, tricksters are consummate boundary-crossers, slipping through keyholes, breaching walls subverting defence systems. Always out to satisfy their inordinate appetites, lying, cheating and stealing, trickster are a great bother to have around but paradoxically they are also indispensable heroes.In this fascinating book, Lewis Hyde explores the old myths that state that the trickster made the world as it actually is. He argues that our world, with its complexity and ambiguity, its beauty and its dirt, was trickster's creation, and the work is not yet finished.

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