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The trickster in West Africa : a study of mythic irony and sacred delight / Robert D. Pelton.


Berkeley : University of California Press, [1980] .
ISBN 0520034775, 9780520034778

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Subjects Africa, West -- Religious life and customs.
Afrique occidentale -- Vie religieuse.
Folklore -- Africa, West.
Folklore -- Afrique occidentale.
Trickster -- Afrique occidentale.
Tricksters -- Africa, West.
Series Hermeneutics, studies in the history of religions ; 8.
Description 312 pages : map ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1980]
©1980
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-304) and index.
Contents Interpreting the trickster -- Ananse: spinner of Ashanti doubleness -- Legba: master of the Fon dialectic -- Legba and Eshu: writers of destiny -- Ogo-Yurugu: lord of the random, servant of wholeness -- Toward a theory of the trickster.
Geographic Area Africa, West
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6773175
(OCoLC)ocm06773175
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Pelton, Robert D.
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