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Thus, the author (associate professor of Anthropology at Haverford College and author of Living the Hiplife: Celebrity and Entrepreneurship in Ghanaian Popular Music) presents portraits of many key figures in Ghanaian theatre and examines how Akan trickster tales were adapted as the basis of a modern national theatre.
Riddles are a form of disguise, which is another one of Yoshi's trickster characteristics.
Trickster tales are short, imaginative narratives that usually use animal characters to convey folk wisdom and to help the reader (especially younger audiences) interpret human nature and debate proper human behavior (Young & Ferguson, 1995).
Brand, who is worth an estimated PS15million, has applied through his company Pablo Diablo Limited to trademark Trickster Tales on everything from cases for mobile phones and protective sports helmets to frames for glasses.
Trickster is a fringe theatre company based in the city.
Chukfi Rabbit's Big, Bad Bellyache: A Trickster Tale" is a warm and pungent retelling of a treasured trickster tale from Choctaw traditions, rediscovered and retold by talented Native American author Greg Rodgers.
Who Is Boo 2: The Continuing Adventures of One Trickster Rabbit, written by Bridget Ryan and illustrated by Carter, was launched along with Carter's special gallery art show, 'The Trickster Series.
The Trickster is the perfect vehicle to undermine terminal creeds which often result in catastrophe for a culture.
As every trickster knows, being younger and smaller is a hard space but young Timo is no trickster.
She compares Harpo to tricksters in folktales, myths, and legends from around the world and describes him as a trickster within his historical context.
The writing is crisp and the story moves from somewhat frightening to a gratifying trickster tale with a twist.
And, to the Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest, there is no more clever a trickster than the raven.