Trickster Makes This World: Mischief, Myth and Art

4.22 avg rating
( 1,044 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780374279288: Trickster Makes This World: Mischief, Myth and Art

Always out to satisfy their inordinate appetites, lying, cheating, and stealing, tricksters are a great bother to have around, but paradoxically they are also indispensable culture heroes. Here Lewis Hyde's ambitious and captivating study brings to life the playful and disruptive side of the human imagination as it is embodied in the trickster mythology.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Lewis Hyde was born in Boston and studied at the Universities of Minnesota and Iowa. In addition to Trickster Makes This World, he is the author of The Gift, a defence of the importance of creativity in our increasingly money-orientated society. Editor of On the Poetry of Allen Ginsberg and The Essays of Henry D. Thoreau, Hyde is now writing a defence of the 'cultural commons', that vast store of ideas and art we have inherited from the past. A MacArthur Fellow and former Director of Creative Writing at Harvard, Hyde is currently the Professor of Creative Writing at Kenyon College in Ohio.

About the Author:

Lewis Hyde is the author of The Gift: Imagination and the Erotic Life of Property and a book of poems, This Error Is the Sign of Love. A MacArthur Fellow and former director of creative writing at Harvard, he is currently Luce Professor of Art and Politics at Kenyon College and lives with his wife in Gambier, Ohio, and Cambridge, Massachusetts.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Lewis Hyde
Published by Farrar Straus & Giroux (T) (1998)
ISBN 10: 0374279284 ISBN 13: 9780374279288
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Farrar Straus & Giroux (T), 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110374279284

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 50.41
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Lewis Hyde
Published by Farrar Straus & Giroux (T)
ISBN 10: 0374279284 ISBN 13: 9780374279288
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Cloud 9 Books
(West Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Farrar Straus & Giroux (T). Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0374279284 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0170832

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Lewis Hyde
Published by Farrar Straus & Giroux (T) (1998)
ISBN 10: 0374279284 ISBN 13: 9780374279288
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Farrar Straus & Giroux (T), 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0374279284

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 97.48
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Lewis Hyde
Published by Farrar Straus & Giroux (T) (1998)
ISBN 10: 0374279284 ISBN 13: 9780374279288
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Farrar Straus & Giroux (T), 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0374279284

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 199.71
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds