Chaplin Biographer Seeks Info

steve weissman (WEISSMAN@AMERICAN.EDU)
Sat, 22 Jul 1995 07:27:19 EDT

Chaplin biographer seeks help from anthropologists for
reccomended basic reading on the archetype of the comic
trickster in popular culture in order to gain a deeper
understanding of the universal mass appeal of Chaplin's
screen character <the little tramp>. Am also interested
in material (in non-jargon) on the relationship between
tricksters and social underdogs.
For a sense of the scope of my project see:
(this posting contains two articles in hypertext)
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Steve Weissman