Table of contents for The female trickster : post-Jungian perspectives on women and humour in popular culture / Ricki Stefanie Tannen.

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Part One: 
Introducing The Female Trickster
Chapter One: Introduction
 Introduction	1
 Definitions	2
Archetype	3
Reading as Active Imagination	3
Psyche	3
Liminality	4
Autonomy, Authority and Agency	4
 
What is a Trickster and is the Female Trickster Really Different?	6
The Postmodern Female Trickster is Different From the Traditional Trickster	7
The Body	8
Irony and Humor	9
Refusal to be a Victim	9
How Trickster Energy Transforms Culture Through Art	9
The Fictive Female Sleuth As Postmodern Female Trickster	10
Endnotes to Chapter One 	12
Chapter Two: Meetings With Remarkable Women	Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Jung and I: Captured by a Literary Manifestation 	14
Me and The Girls	15
Noticed at the Crossroads	26
The Postmodern Female Trickster Appears	27
Developments in the Last Quarter of the 20th Century		28
Conclusion	31
Endnotes to Chapter Two	33
The Female Trickster: The Mask That Reveals
Ricki Stefanie Tannen
Part One: Introducing The Female Trickster
Chapter Three: Location, Location, Location 
 Introduction	37
Texts Written By Women and A Feminist Approach to Text Are Not The Same	37
Women writing about feminism may not be feminist writing	38
Where is Feminism Located in a Postmodern Postcolonial World?	39
Postmodernism and Feminism	42
Psychological Considerations: Research on the Feminine	44
The Social/Anthropological Model 	44
The Socialization Model	46
The Psychological Model	48
The Procreation/Evolutionary Model	50
Jungian and Post-Jungian Perspectives on the Feminine	53
Summary	68
Endnotes to Chapter Three 	70
The Female Trickster: The Mask That Reveals
Part Two: Calling Upon The Ancestors
Chapter Four: Imagination and Metaphor
Introduction 	70
Imagination and Recovered Memory: The Numinous Process of Remembering	70
Shape Shifting and Transformation in the Imaginal Realm 	71
Imagination 	73
What Has Women's Imaginations Produced?	80
The Domestic Realm 	81
The Animus 	82
The Independent Woman 	84
The Virgin 	85
 Endnotes to Chapter Four . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
The Female Trickster: The Mask That Reveals
Part Two: Calling Upon The Ancestors
Ricki Stefanie Tannen
 Chapter Five: Where Have All the Virgins Gone?
Introduction	88
Mnemosyne, Mistress of Eleutherian Hills	88
The Pre-patriarchal Virgin and Today¿s Virginal Feminine Presence	90
The Pre-patriarchal Virgin Energy and Jungian Feminism	92
Summary	92
Endnotes to Chapter Five	93
Chapter Six: Law and the Imagination
Introduction	96
The Enclosure	96
The Importance of Being: Ancient Athens	98
The Crumbling of the Enclosure	102
Between the Wars 	104
Before, During and After the Civil War	106
Lack of Legal Recognition	107
Between Another Set of Wars	109
Bringing it up to date	115
Can Law Produce a New Archetype?	117
Summary	118
Endnotes to Chapter Six 	119
Chapter Seven: From the Madwomen in the Attic to Mainstream and Mysterious: 		A Brief and Highly Selective History of Literature 		and Literary Theory as it Relates to the Female Trickster		Introduction	122
The Novel Form	123
What Questions Were Being Asked by Elite White Women Writers?	126
The madwomen writer	128
The Importance of Revolutionary Times	130
The Importance of Developments in the Mid to Late 19th Century	133
The Social Protest Novel	133
The Businesswoman Novel	135
The Importance of Being Single and Mysterious	135
Why a Single Woman Detective?	138
The Importance of Being a (Woman) Mystery Writer	140
The 1970's and Women¿s Literature	144
Jungian Approaches to Popular Cultural Forms	146
The Female Trickster: The Mask That Reveals
Ricki Stefanie Tannen
Part Two: Calling Upon the Ancestors
Chapter Seven
 The Psychological and the Aesthetic Attitudes	147
Bifurcation of the Archetypal Contents from the Artist	149
Problems With Traditional Jungian Literary Criticism	150
Summary	152
Endnotes to Chapter Seven	152
Part Three: Honoring The Traditions
Chapter Eight: The Traditional Trickster
Introduction	154
Traditional Trickster Myths 	155
The Trickster of the Winnebago Tribe	157
Raven	161
Postmodern and Traditional Characteristics: Food, Movement and Sex	162
Traditional Trickster as Individuation Myth	163
Jung¿s Interpretation	164
Other Voices on The Meaning of Trickster	165
Trickster as Taboo Transgressor	170
Enter Hermes	171
Conclusion: Trickster is Humor 	174
Endnotes to Chapter Eight	177
The Female Trickster: The Mask That Reveals
Ricki Stefanie Tannen
Part Three: Honoring the Traditions
Chapter Nine: Humor: Eros Using Logos 
Introduction	240
Deep Play	241
How and When in the Developmental Sequence Does Humor Develop?	243
The Stages of Development in a Sense of Humor	248
Psycho-Analytic Approaches to Humor	251
Freud	251
Jung	255
A Brief Gallop Through Humor¿s Pasture	256
Clowns	256
The Soma of Pleasure, Desire, and Jokes	257
Performance Humor	258
Writing the Trickster	259
Summary	261
Endnotes to Chapter Nine	263
Part Four: Re/Storation
Chapter Ten: Women Are Funny
Introduction: Is there a Female Sense of Humor?	264
An Example of a Postmodern Female Trickster	264
Differences Between Male and Female Humor	266
Is humor an alternative to fighting?	270
Whose culture is it anyway? 	272
What is a Feminist Comic Sensibility?	273
Psychological Considerations	275
A Woman With a Sense of Humor is Dangerous	277
Women Writing Redux: Women Writing Funny	283
Conclusion 	290
Endnotes to Chapter Ten	292
The Female Trickster: The Mask That Reveals
Ricki Stefanie Tannen
Part Four: Re/Storation
Chapter Eleven: The Postmodern Female Trickster
Introduction	293
Reconsidering What Trickster Signifies	294
Refusal to be a Victim	296
Refusing to be a victim as individuation: examples from literature, film and life	297
The Postmodern Female Trickster as Social Worker	300
From Characteristics to Social Practices	304
Status Within a Culture	307
Sex and Pro/Creativity	308
Creativity	309
Sex and Marriage	310
Kinsey as Quintessential Trickster or How To Deal With the Tough Stuff Through Humor	314
Ethics and the Postmodern Female Trickster	318
Do women have different ethical consideration than men?	320
Summary	323
Endnotes to Chapter Eleven	324
Chapter Twelve: Blanche White, Re/Storation Agent 
Introduction	327
Introducing Blanche White: Restoration Agent	329
Blanche¿s Ancestry	346
Conclusion	350
Endnotes to Chapter Twelve	351
The Female Trickster: The Mask That Reveals
Ricki Stefanie Tannen
Part Four: Re/Storation
Chapter Thirteen: New Sightings, Sex and the City
Introduction	352
Sex and the City 	353
The Serious Nature of Being: Sex and The City	364
Are Carrie, Samantha, Miranda and Charlotte Social Workers?	367
Other Trickster Sightings	368
Conclusion	369
Endnotes to Chapter Thirteen	371
Chapter Fourteen: Conclusion: The Divine Comedy of Being
Introduction 	372
Individuation	373
Aspects of the Postmodern Female Trickster 
Supportive of Individuation 	376
Does Literature has the Radical Potential to Change Imagination into Reality	378
Is Mainstream Culture Capable of Adopting the Humorous 
Sassitude Found in Out-Group Humor? 	379
Ethics and the Postmodern Female Trickster	381
Recent Sightings or Just Another First Wave?	384
Conclusion	388
Endnotes to Chapter Fourteen	389
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Women in popular culture -- History.
Women in literature.
Women and literature.
Tricksters.
Tricksters in literature.
Wit and humor -- Social aspects.
Jungian psychology.
Feminist criticism.