Trickster Figure in Myth
The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is the trickster figure.
· Brown, Norman O. Hermes the Thief. University of Wisconsin Press, 1947.
· Hawley, John Stratton. Krishna, the Butter Thief. Princeton University Press, 1983.
· Hyde, Lewis. Trickster Makes This World. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998.
· Hynes, William J., and William G. Doty, eds. Mythical Trickster Figures. University of Alabama Press, 1993.
· Pelton, Robert. The Trickster in West Africa. University of California Press, 1980.
· Radin, Paul. The Trickster: A Study in American Indian Mythology. Schocken Books, 1972.
· Bascom, William. Ifa Divination: Communication between Gods and Men in West Africa. Indiana University Press, 1991.
· Basso, Ellen B. In Favor of Deceit: A Study of Tricksters in an Amazonian Society. University of Arizona Press, 1987.
· Boas, Franz. "Introduction." Traditions of the Thompson River Indians of British Columbia by James Teit. Memoirs of the American Folk-Lore Society. Vol. 6. Houghton Mifflin, 1898: 1-18.
· Boas, Franz. "Tsimshian Mythology." Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology. Vol. 31. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1916: 30-1037.
· Bright, William. A Coyote Reader. University of California Press, 1993.
· Cosentino, Donald. "Who Is That Fellow in the Many-Colored Cap? Transformations of Eshu in Old and New World Mythologies." Journal of American Folklore 100 (1987): 261-275.
· Detienne, Marcel, and Jean-Pierre Vernant. Cunning Intelligence in Greek Culture and Society. Janet Lloyd, trans. University of Chicago Press, 1991.
· Diamond, Stanley. "Job and the Trickster." The Trickster: A Study in American Indian Mythology by Paul Radin. Schocken Books, 1972: xi-xxii.
· Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. The Signifying Monkey. Oxford University Press, 1988.
· Harris, Joel Chandler. Uncle Remus, His Songs and His Sayings. Pengiun Books, 1982.
· Lopez, Barry. Giving Birth to Thunder, Sleeping with His Daughter: Coyote Builds North America. Avon Books, 1990.
· Luomala, Katharine. Maui-of-a-Thousand-Tricks. Bishop Museum Bulletin Series. Bernice P. Bishop Museum, 1949.
· Ogundipe, Ayodele. "Esu Elegbara, The Yoruba God of Chance and Uncertainty: A Study in Yoruba Mythology." Doctoral dissertation. Indiana University, 1978.
· Ramsey, Jarold, ed. Coyote Was Going There: Indian Literature of the Oregon Country. University of Washington Press, 1977.
· Ricketts, Mac Linscott. "The North American Indian Trickster." History of Religions 5.2 (1966): 327-350.
· Thompson, Stith. Tales of the North American Indians. Indiana University Press, 1929.
· Toelken, J. Barre. "The 'Pretty Languages' of Yellowman: Genre, Mode, and Texture in Navajo Coyote Narratives." Folklore Genres by Dan Ben-Amos, ed. University of Texas Press, 1976: 145-170.
· Wescott, Joan. "The Sculpture and Myths of Eshu-Elegba, the Yoruba Trickster." Africa (Journal of the International African Institute, London) 32 (1962): 336-353.
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