Answered By: Richard H. Harrison II
Last Updated: Dec 12, 2014     Views: 24

Start with these books found in the Reference Collection on the 2nd floor (main floor) of the library:

  • Clowns & Tricksters: An Encyclopedia of Tradition & Culture -- REF GR 524 .C48 1998
  • Funk & Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology, & Legend -- REF GR 35 .F82 1972
  • Motif-Index of Folk Literature: A Classification of Narrative Elements in Folktales, Ballads, Myths, Fables, Medieval Romance, Exempla, Fabliaux, Jest-books, and Local Legends by Stith Thompson -- REF GR 67 .T52 (NOTE: The bibliography of source titles is listed in the front of volume 1)

For articles on this topic, search the database MLA International Bibliography.

For books on this topic as they pertain to the trickster in general or to specific cultures, use "trickster" as a title search.

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