Tricksters and Trancers: Bushman Religion and Society (Paperback)Mathias Guenther (author)
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... a first-rate piece of scholarship... an invaluable summary and commentary on the multilingual literature on [Bushman] people." -Choice
The trickster and trance dancer are the guides through Bushman (or San) religion, a world of ambiguity and contradiction, and of enchantment. The two figures, who in Bushman belief are symbolically equivalent and mystically linked, embody these antistructural traits.
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 513 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 21 mm
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