The Trickster Figure in American Literature (Paperback)
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The Trickster Figure in American Literature (Paperback)

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Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 10/12/2015
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This book analyzes and offers fresh insights into the trickster tradition including African American, American Indian, Euro-American, Asian American, and Latino/a stories, Morgan examines the oral roots of each racial/ethnic group to reveal how each group's history, frustrations, and aspirations have molded the tradition in contemporary literature.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781349466153
Number of pages: 256
Dimensions: 216 x 140 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2013


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'Winifred Morgan's treatment of America's ethnic trickster traditions is insightful, engaging, and unique in its comprehensiveness, covering as she does five ethnicities - African American, Native American, Euro American, Asian American, and Latino/a American. No previous scholar has attempted such a mammoth undertaking.' Edward J. Piacentino, Emeritus Professor of English, High Point University, NC and author of Southern Frontier Humor: New Approaches

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