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The Resource Studies in the literary achievement of Louise Erdrich, Native American writer : fifteen critical essays, edited by Brajesh Sawhney ; with a foreword by James Ruppert

Studies in the literary achievement of Louise Erdrich, Native American writer : fifteen critical essays, edited by Brajesh Sawhney ; with a foreword by James Ruppert

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Studies in the literary achievement of Louise Erdrich, Native American writer : fifteen critical essays
Title
Studies in the literary achievement of Louise Erdrich, Native American writer
Title remainder
fifteen critical essays
Statement of responsibility
edited by Brajesh Sawhney ; with a foreword by James Ruppert
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The fifteen essays gathered in this volume, written by leading scholars of Native American literature, explore Native American and German-American Louis Erdrich's fiction from multiple perspectives, offering creative and cultural contexts, thematic considerations and close reading of some of her recent novels
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3555.R42
LC item number
Z88 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Sawhney, Brajesh
  • Ruppert, James
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  • Erdrich, Louise
  • American fiction
  • Indians in literature
  • Erdrich, Louise
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American fiction
  • Indians in literature
Label
Studies in the literary achievement of Louise Erdrich, Native American writer : fifteen critical essays, edited by Brajesh Sawhney ; with a foreword by James Ruppert
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / James Ruppert -- Introduction / Brajesh Sawhney -- 1. Mauser's illness : medical humor in Erdrich's Four souls / Peter G. Beidler -- 2. Louise Erdrich and American Indian literary nationalism / Alan R. Velie -- 3. Flannery O'Connor and Louise Erdrich : the function of the grotesque in Erdrich's Tracks / Thomas Matchie -- 4. A hope for miracles : shifting perspectives in Louise Erdrich's The last report on the miracles at Little No Horse / Annette Van Dyke -- 5. Trickster narratives of the New World : Erdrich, Dorris, Columbus / Deborah Madsen -- 6. Plenty of food and no government agents : perspectives on the spirit world, death and dying in Louise Erdrich's writings / David T. McNab -- 7. Drums make connections : trauma, memory and healing in Louise Erdrich's The painted drum / Barbara Hiles Mesle -- 8. Vestiges from the early American captivity narratives : captivity, land and identity in Louise Erdrich's fiction / Holly Messitt -- 9. Real names and names that fool the dead : Erdrich's onomastic mysticism / Harry J. Brown -- 10. "To sew is to pray" : disgorging the speech of the creator / Melaine A. Hanson -- 11. Razing little houses or re-envisionary history : Louise Erdrich's story of the American frontier in The birchbark house and The game of silence / Gretchen Papazian -- 12. "Power from the in-between" : dialogic encounters in The antelope wife and The last report on the miracles at Little No Horse / Rachel Lister -- 13. "Affection and freedom and the will to risk" : female resistance and European/American women in Four souls / Ute Lischke -- "14. The human heart is every bit as tangled as our road" : six memorable characters in the fiction of Louise Erdrich / edited by Peter G. Beidler and Connie A. Jacobs. "A different person than the young woman I had known" : evolving characterization of Fleur Pillager / Gay Barton ; "That animal sinking in her bones" : the unforgettable June Kashpaw / Peter G. Beidler ; "A singular joy" : the memorable mindscape of Kit Tatro / David T. McNab ; "Exactly like an old-time Pillager" : Lulu Nanapush Morrissey Lamartine / Connie A. Jacobs ; "The Divine in Mary Kashpaw" : a tribute to moral beauty / Debra K.S. Barker ; "So very alive to me" : Omakayas in The birchbark house and The game of silence / Ute Lischke -- 15. "I meant to have but modest needs" : [Louise] Erdrich's The last report on the miracles at Little No Horse / Dee Horne
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1 online resource (310 pages)
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9780773411906
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(OCoLC)797916308
Label
Studies in the literary achievement of Louise Erdrich, Native American writer : fifteen critical essays, edited by Brajesh Sawhney ; with a foreword by James Ruppert
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / James Ruppert -- Introduction / Brajesh Sawhney -- 1. Mauser's illness : medical humor in Erdrich's Four souls / Peter G. Beidler -- 2. Louise Erdrich and American Indian literary nationalism / Alan R. Velie -- 3. Flannery O'Connor and Louise Erdrich : the function of the grotesque in Erdrich's Tracks / Thomas Matchie -- 4. A hope for miracles : shifting perspectives in Louise Erdrich's The last report on the miracles at Little No Horse / Annette Van Dyke -- 5. Trickster narratives of the New World : Erdrich, Dorris, Columbus / Deborah Madsen -- 6. Plenty of food and no government agents : perspectives on the spirit world, death and dying in Louise Erdrich's writings / David T. McNab -- 7. Drums make connections : trauma, memory and healing in Louise Erdrich's The painted drum / Barbara Hiles Mesle -- 8. Vestiges from the early American captivity narratives : captivity, land and identity in Louise Erdrich's fiction / Holly Messitt -- 9. Real names and names that fool the dead : Erdrich's onomastic mysticism / Harry J. Brown -- 10. "To sew is to pray" : disgorging the speech of the creator / Melaine A. Hanson -- 11. Razing little houses or re-envisionary history : Louise Erdrich's story of the American frontier in The birchbark house and The game of silence / Gretchen Papazian -- 12. "Power from the in-between" : dialogic encounters in The antelope wife and The last report on the miracles at Little No Horse / Rachel Lister -- 13. "Affection and freedom and the will to risk" : female resistance and European/American women in Four souls / Ute Lischke -- "14. The human heart is every bit as tangled as our road" : six memorable characters in the fiction of Louise Erdrich / edited by Peter G. Beidler and Connie A. Jacobs. "A different person than the young woman I had known" : evolving characterization of Fleur Pillager / Gay Barton ; "That animal sinking in her bones" : the unforgettable June Kashpaw / Peter G. Beidler ; "A singular joy" : the memorable mindscape of Kit Tatro / David T. McNab ; "Exactly like an old-time Pillager" : Lulu Nanapush Morrissey Lamartine / Connie A. Jacobs ; "The Divine in Mary Kashpaw" : a tribute to moral beauty / Debra K.S. Barker ; "So very alive to me" : Omakayas in The birchbark house and The game of silence / Ute Lischke -- 15. "I meant to have but modest needs" : [Louise] Erdrich's The last report on the miracles at Little No Horse / Dee Horne
Control code
797916308
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (310 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773411906
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)797916308

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