Key concept: Trickster

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Reference publications:

Dictionary definitions:

Leach, M. (2004). Trickster. In Funk & Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology, and Legend. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood.

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Samuels, A., Shorter, B., & Plaut, F. (1986). Trickster. In A critical dictionary of Jungian analysis (pp. 152-153). London, England: Routledge.

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Sharp, D. (Ed.). (1991). Trickster. In Jung lexicon: A primer of terms & concepts. http://www.cgjungpage.org/learn/jung-lexicon#trickster

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Weis, M. (2006). Trickster. In K. von Stuckrad, C. Auffarth, J. Bernard, & H. Mohr (Eds.), Brill Dictionary of Religion (Vol. 4, pp. 1920–1922). Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill.

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Bibliographies:

Hynes, W. J., & Doty, W. G. (Eds.). (1997). [Trickster] Bibliography. In Mythical trickster figures: Contours, contexts, and criticisms (pp. 233-258). Tuscaloosa, AL: The University of Alabama Press.

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Janik, V. K. (Ed.). (1998). Fools and jesters in literature, art, and history: A bio-bibliographical sourcebook. Westport, CT: Greenwood.

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Rosenberg, E. (1998). Native American coyote trickster tales and cycles. In V. K. Janik (Ed.), Fools and jesters in literature, art, and history: A bio-bibliographical sourcebook (pp. 155–168). Westport, CT: Greenwood

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Encyclopedic overviews:

Tricksters [5 articles]. (2005). In L. Jones (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Religion (2nd ed., Vol. 14, p. 9350). Detroit, MI: Macmillan. Retrieved from https://www.gale.com

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Cunningham, K. (2011). Trickster. In C. T. McCormick & K. K. White (Eds.), Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Beliefs, Customs, Tales, Music, and Art (2nd ed., Vol. 3, pp. 1214–1217).

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Fader, S. (2008). Tricksters. In J. Sherman (Ed.), Storytelling: An Encyclopedia of Mythology and Folklore (Vol. 3, pp. 462–465).

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Jaynes, G. D. (Ed.). (2005). Tricksters. In Encyclopedia of African American Society (Vol. 2, p. 823). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

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Leeming, D. A. (Ed.). (2010). Trickster in Creation. In Creation Myths of the World: An Encyclopedia (2nd ed., pp. 355–357). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

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Leeming, D. (2010). Trickster. In D. A. Leeming, K. Madden, & S. Marlan (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion (928). Retrieved from https://www.gale.com

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Guidebook:

Hopcke, R. H. (1999). Trickster. In A guided tour of the collected works of C. G. Jung (2nd ed., pp. 121-123). Boston, MA: Shambhala.

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Stookey, L. (2004). Tricksters. In Thematic Guide to World Mythology. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood.

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Handbook:

Clinton, E. (2005). The Trickster: Various Motifs. In J. Garry & H. El-Shamy (Eds.), Archetypes and Motifs in Folklore and Literature: A Handbook (pp. 472–480).

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Index to the Collected Works:

Forryan, B., & Glover, J. M. (1979). Trickster [index term]. In H. Read et al. (Eds.), The collected works of C. G. Jung (Vol. 20). Retrieved from http://www.proquest.com.

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Jung on Trickster

Jung, C. G. (1967). The spirit Mercurius (R. F. C. Hull, Trans.). In H. Read et al. (Eds.), The collected works of C. G. Jung (Vol. 13, pp. 191-250). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. (Original work published 1948)

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Jung, C. G. (1968). On the psychology of the trickster-figure (R. F. C. Hull, Trans.). In H. Read et al. (Eds.), The collected works of C. G. Jung (Vol. 9 pt. 1, 2nd ed., pp. 255-272). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. (Original work published 1954)

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Jung, C. G. (1969). Answer to Job (R. F. C. Hull, Trans.). In H. Read et al. (Eds.), The collected works of C. G. Jung (Vol. 11, 2nd ed., pp. 355-470). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. (Original work published 1952)

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Books and book chapters:

Bassil-Morozow, H. V. (2015). The trickster and the system: Identity and agency in contemporary society. New York, NY: Routledge.

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Beebe, J. (1992). The trickster in the arts. In R. P. Sugg (Ed.), Jungian literary criticism. (pp. 302–311). Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press.

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Hynes, W. J., & Doty, W. G. (1993). Mythical Trickster Figures: Contours, Contexts, and Criticisms. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press.

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Hyde, L. (1998). Trickster makes this world: Mischief, myth, and art (1st ed). New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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Jurich, M. (1998). Scheherazade’s sisters: Trickster heroines and their stories in world literature. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

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Rosenberg, E. (1998). Native American coyote trickster tales and cycles. In V. K. Janik (Ed.), Fools and jesters in literature, art, and history: A bio-bibliographical sourcebook (pp. 155–168). Westport, CT: Greenwood.

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Rowland, S. (2017). Symbolic renewal; renewal of symbols, the rebirth of the trickster goddesses in mysteries. In E. Brodersen & M. Glock (Eds.), Jungian perspectives on rebirth and renewal: Phoenix rising. (pp. 146–159). New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor. (2017-14727-010).

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Samuels, A. (2015). The lion and the fox: Morality, Trickster and political transformation. In Passions, Persons, Psychotherapy, Politics: The Selected Works of Andrew Samuels (pp. 25–45). London, England: Taylor & Francis.

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Scheub, H. (2013). Trickster and Hero: Two Characters in the Oral and Written Traditions of the World. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press.

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Tannen, R. S. (2007). The female trickster: The mask that reveals: Post-Jungian and postmodern psychological perspectives on women in contemporary culture. New York, NY: Routledge. (2007-07496-000).

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Tatar, M. (2014). Female tricksters as double agents. In M. Tatar (Ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Fairy Tales (pp. 39–59). https://doi.org/10.1017/CCO9781139381062.004

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Williams, D. (2012). The Trickster Brain: Neuroscience, Evolution, and Narrative. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

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Articles:

Bala, M. (2010). The Clown: An Archetypal Self-Journey. Jung Journal: Culture & Psyche, 4(1), 50–71. https://doi.org/10.1525/jung.2010.4.1.50

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Bassil-Morozow, H. (2017). Loki then and now: The trickster against civilization. International Journal of Jungian Studies, 9(2), 84–96. https://doi.org/10.1080/19409052.2017.1309780

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Chalquist, C. (2010). 'Hidden in What Is Visible': Deliteralizing the Gnostic worldview. Jung Journal: Culture & Psyche, 4(4), 46–64. https://doi.org/10.1525/jung.2010.4.4.46

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Grevatt, W. K. (2018). Confronting the trickster: Crises and opportunity in the time of Trump—A Jungian perspective. Psychological Perspectives, 61(1), 43–47. https://doi.org/10.1080/00332925.2018.1422922

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Kocot, M. (2019). On Unruly Text, or Text-Trickster: Leslie Marmon Silko’s “Ceremony” as Healing. Text Matters: A Journal of Literature, Theory and Culture, (9), 292–315. https://doi.org/10.18778/2083-2931.09.18

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Layard, J. (1958). Note on the autonomous psyche and the ambivalence of the trickster concept. Journal of Analytical Psychology, 3, 21–28. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1465-5922.1958.00021.x

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Mills, M. A. (2001). The gender of the trick: Female tricksters and male narrators. Asian Folklore Studies, 60(2), 237–258.

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Rowland, S. (2011). Symbols that Transform: Trickster Nature in Detective Fiction. Journal of Jungian Scholarly Studies, 7(2), 1–14. https://doi.org/10.29173/jjs54s

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Rutledge, G. E. (2017). Exploring an Archetypal Divide: Epics, Tricksters, Epic Tricksters. Storytelling, Self, Society, 13(1), 1–32. http://dx.doi.org.pgi.idm.oclc.org/10.1080/00332925.2018.1422922

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