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Louise Erdrich : Tracks ; the Last report on the miracles at Little No Horse ; the Plague of Doves

Author: Deborah L Madsen
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2011.
Series: Continuum studies in contemporary North American fiction.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores three novels by Louise Erdrich, one of the important and popular Native American writers. This book illuminates Erdrich's multiperspectival representation of Native American culture and  Read more...

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Named Person: Louise Erdrich; Louise Erdrich; Louise Erdrich; Louise Erdrich
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah L Madsen
ISBN: 9781441100979 1441100970 9781441110459 1441110453
OCLC Number: 657603116
Description: viii, 198 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Louise Erdrich the aesthetics of Mino Bimaadiziwin / Deborah L. Madsen --
pt. I : Tracks. 2. A Bowen family systems reading of Tracks / Allan Chavkin and Nancy Feyl Chavkin --
3. "I knew there never was another martyr like me" : Pauline Puyat, historical trauma and Tracks / Connie A. Jacobs --
4. "To become a bureaucrat myself" : history and law in Tracks / David Stirrup --
pt. II : The last report on the miracles at Little No Horse. 5. Power and authority in the realms of racial and gender politics : postcolonial and critical race theory in The last report on the miracles at Little No Horse / Mark Shackleton --
6. "We speak of everything" : indigenous traditions in The last report on the miracles at Little No Horse / P. Jane Hafen --
7. Love and the slippery slope of sexual orientation : L/G/B/T/Q etc. Sensibility in The last report on the miracles at Little No Horse / Patrice Hollrah --
pt. III : The plague of doves. 8. "It all does come to nothing in the end" : nationalism and gender in Louise Erdrich's The plague of doves / Gina Valentino --
9. So, a priest walks into a reservation tragicomedy : humor in The plague of doves / John Gamber --
10. Haunted by birds : an eco-critical view of personhood in Louise Erdrich's The plague of doves / Catherine Rainwater.
Series Title: Continuum studies in contemporary North American fiction.
Responsibility: edited by Deborah L. Madsen.
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