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The Resource Monsters, tricksters, and sacred cows : animal tales and American identities, edited by A. James Arnold ; with an afterword by Derek Walcott

Monsters, tricksters, and sacred cows : animal tales and American identities, edited by A. James Arnold ; with an afterword by Derek Walcott

Label
Monsters, tricksters, and sacred cows : animal tales and American identities
Title
Monsters, tricksters, and sacred cows
Title remainder
animal tales and American identities
Statement of responsibility
edited by A. James Arnold ; with an afterword by Derek Walcott
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E59.F6
LC item number
M66 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Walcott, Derek
  • Arnold, A. James
Series statement
New World studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians
  • Animals
  • Human-animal relationships
Label
Monsters, tricksters, and sacred cows : animal tales and American identities, edited by A. James Arnold ; with an afterword by Derek Walcott
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Lushootseed animal people : mediation and transformation from myth to history
  • Jay Miller and Vi Hilbert --
  • Enemies of God : monsters and the theology of conquest
  • Michael Palencia-Roth
  • Who is the mightiest of them all? Jaguar and conquistador in Piaroa images of alterity and identity
  • Joanna Overing
  • Animal souls, co-essences, and human destiny in Mesoamerica
  • Gary H. Gossen
  • Coyote, the thinking (wo)man's trickster
  • Dell H. Hymes
  • Animal tales, historic dispossesion, and Creole identity in the French West Indies
  • A. James Arnold
  • Animals, elemental tales, and the theater
  • Derek Walcott
  • Breaking the spell : accounts of encantados by descendants of runaway slaves
  • Candace Slater
  • Animal images in Caribbean Hindu mythology
  • Brinsley Samaroo
  • From ancestral to Creole : humans and animals in a West Indian scale of values
  • Jeremy Poynting
  • Trickster as triptych
  • Kandioura Dramé
Control code
33041735
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 291 p.
Isbn
9780813916460
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
95033391
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Monsters, tricksters, and sacred cows : animal tales and American identities, edited by A. James Arnold ; with an afterword by Derek Walcott
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Lushootseed animal people : mediation and transformation from myth to history
  • Jay Miller and Vi Hilbert --
  • Enemies of God : monsters and the theology of conquest
  • Michael Palencia-Roth
  • Who is the mightiest of them all? Jaguar and conquistador in Piaroa images of alterity and identity
  • Joanna Overing
  • Animal souls, co-essences, and human destiny in Mesoamerica
  • Gary H. Gossen
  • Coyote, the thinking (wo)man's trickster
  • Dell H. Hymes
  • Animal tales, historic dispossesion, and Creole identity in the French West Indies
  • A. James Arnold
  • Animals, elemental tales, and the theater
  • Derek Walcott
  • Breaking the spell : accounts of encantados by descendants of runaway slaves
  • Candace Slater
  • Animal images in Caribbean Hindu mythology
  • Brinsley Samaroo
  • From ancestral to Creole : humans and animals in a West Indian scale of values
  • Jeremy Poynting
  • Trickster as triptych
  • Kandioura Dramé
Control code
33041735
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 291 p.
Isbn
9780813916460
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
95033391
Other physical details
ill.

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