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American trickster : trauma, tradition and Brer Rabbit

Author: Emily Zobel Marshall
Publisher: London ; New York : Rowman & Littlefield International, Ltd., [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Examines the cultural significance of the North American trickster figure Brer Rabbit"--
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Marshall, Emily Zobel.
American trickster.
London ; New York : Rowman & Littlefield International, Ltd., [2019]
(DLC) 2019004380
(OCoLC)1084681839
Named Person: Brer Rabbit, (Trickster); Brer Rabbit, (Trickster)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Zobel Marshall
ISBN: 9781783481118 1783481110
OCLC Number: 1103440373
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: African trickster in the Americas --
Anansi and Brer Rabbit : the trickster and the dynamics of racial representation --
Harris, Jones Jr. and Fortier : the paradox of the collector's delight --
From Bugs Bunny to Peter Rabbit : problematising popular adaptations --
Writing back to Remus : cheating the cycle of trauma in the fiction of Ralph Ellison and Nella Larsen --
Toni Morrison : Brer Rabbit reclaimed.
Responsibility: Emily Zobel Marshall.

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American Trickster: Trauma, Tradition and Brer Rabbit lays out all of the ironies embedded in the story of how this trickster tale came into its own as African American folklore, directly related to Read more...

 
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