Trickster Makes This World: Mischief, Myth, and Art

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$22.00  $20.46
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publish Date
Pages
432
Dimensions
6.58 X 8.22 X 0.76 inches | 0.76 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780374532550

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About the Author

Lewis Hyde is the author of The Gift: Imagination and the Erotic Life of Property and Common as Air (FSG, 2010). A MacArthur Fellow and former director of creative writing at Harvard, he is currently Luce Professor of Art and Politics at Kenyon College.

Reviews

"[A] hymn to the gods of mischief, who are also the gods of artistic and cultural renewal." --Michael Dirda, The Washington Post

"A major work of scholarship that is also a major work of art." --Sacvan Bercovitch, Harvard University

"Brilliant . . . By the time [Hyde] is done he has folded language culture, and the very habit of being human into his ken." --The New Yorker

"Hyde is one of our true superstars of nonfiction." --David Foster Wallace

"[Trickster Makes This World] should be ready by anyone interested in the grand and squalid matter of all things human." --Margaret Atwood, Los Angeles Times