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Lewis Hyde

Lewis Hyde, Luce Professor of Art and Politics at Kenyon College, is the author of Trickster Makes This World: Mischief, Myth and Art, an exploration of the “trickster” character who appears in the myths and traditional stories of many cultures.

He also has written, edited, and translated several books, including This Error is the Sign of Love; Alcohol and Poetry: John Berryman and the Booze Talking; On the Work of Allen Ginsberg; and The Gift: Imagination and the Erotic Life of Property.

Prizes, Awards & Fellowships
  • 2002 Lannan Literary Fellowship for Nonfiction
  • 2002