Clowns & Tricksters: An Encyclopedia of Tradition and Culture

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ABC-CLIO, 1998 - Performing Arts - 271 pages
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ENTRY LIST BY CULTURE AREA. AFRICA: CENTRAL AFRICA: Azande-Ture, Bemba-Kalulu, Bbaya-Wanto, Hausa-Dila, Gizo, Zomo, Ila-Fulwe, Sulwe, Lamba-Wakalulu, Ngbaka-To, EAST AFRICA: Kaguru-Chibuga, Difisi, Fisi, Sungula, WEST AFRICA: Akan-Ananse, Anansesem, Nyame, Bo-Kaka, Dogon-Ogo, Ewe-Yiyi, Fon-Heho, Hwenho, Legba, Yo, Ga-Anaau, Hausa-Dila, Gizo, Zomo, Kalabari-Ikaki, Limba-Kayi, Wosi, Songhay-Hauka, Yoruba-Ajapa, Eshu-Elegba, Ijapa. ASIA AND SOUTHEAST ASIAN COUNTRIES AND ISLANDS: CHINA: chou, Wusata, INDONESIA-Torajan, Dodong, Malayo-Kantjil, Java-Panakawan, Semar, Japan-Kitsune, Susa-no-o, Korea-changbu, Horangi, LAOS: Kammu-Naar, Plaan Thooy, Puu Raankla, PAPUA NEW GUINEA:Bimin-Kuskusim-Gabruurian, Kamdaak Waneng, Utuum-khriin min, Lusi-Kaliai-Sega, Mekeo-Ipani, Melanesia-Lelegurulik, Tansa, Tubetube-Talawasi, Umeda-Yaut, Wape-Niyel Carnival, THAILAND: Sri Thanoncha, Sug, TIBET: Aug Tomba, EUROPE AND ARABIC COUNTRIES: AFGHANISTAN-Mullah Nasruddin, ARABIC COUNTRIES: Juha, Khadir, Khezr, ENGLAND: Gleemen, Scogan, EUROPE: fool, Harlequin, jester, Pulcinello, Reynard, Saint Peter, GREECE: Hermes, IRAN: Mullah Nasruddin, IRELAND: Bricriu, crosan, ITALY: Bertholde, SCANDINAVIA: Loki, TURKEY: Nasreddin Khoja, INDIA: Brhannada, Bribal, Gopal, Drishna, Vidusaka, Vishnu, TAMIL NADU: Tenali Rama, Komali, NORTH AMERICA: ALASKA: Tanaina-Guguyni (raven), Tlingit-Yetl, CANADA: Algonquian-Glooskap, Nanabozhoo, Windigo, Cree-Wesucechak, Haida-Nankilslas, Salish-Kaik, Sinkalip, Tlingit-Yetl, Tsimshian-Txamsem

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Christen (religious studies, Arizona State Univ.) and Gill (religious studies, Univ. of Colorado), a scholar who has written many works on Native American religion and mythology, have created a ... Read full review

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Christen is adjunct instructor in the Religious Studies Department at Arizona State University. She received an M.A. in religious studies from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and has conducted research in Australia.

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