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The Trickster in West Africa : a Study of Mythic Irony and Sacred Delight

Author: Robert D Pelton
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, [1980] ©1980
Series: Hermeneutics: Studies in the History of Religions, 8
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Government publication : English : Reprint 2019View all editions and formats
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Material Type: Document, Government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Pelton
ISBN: 9780520341487 0520341481
OCLC Number: 1149481143
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (320 pages) : 1 map
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
I. Interpreting the Trickster --
II. Ananse: Spinner of Ashanti Doubleness --
III. Legba: Master of the Fon Dialectic --
IV. Legba and Eshu: Writers of Destiny --
V. Ogo-Yurugu: Lord of the Random, Servant of Wholeness --
VI. Toward a Theory of the Trickster --
Appendix --
Selected Bibliography --
Index
Series Title: Hermeneutics: Studies in the History of Religions, 8
Responsibility: Robert D. Pelton.
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