Trickster Makes This World: Mischief, Myth and Art by Lewis Hyde

Trickster Makes This World: Mischief, Myth and Art

Lewis Hyde

417 pages first pub 1997 (editions)

nonfiction art history philosophy challenging informative slow-paced

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, Coyot...

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Moods

informative 66%
reflective 58%
adventurous 25%
challenging 25%
mysterious 25%
funny 16%
inspiring 16%

Pace

medium 50%
slow 41%
fast 8%

Average rating

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