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Louise Erdrich

David Stirrup

Abstract

Louise Erdrich is one of the most critically and commercially successful Native American writers. This book is a fully comprehensive treatment of her writing, analysing the textual complexities and diverse contexts of her work to date. Drawing on the critical archive relating to Erdrich's work and Native American literature, it explores the full depth and range of her authorship. Breaking Erdrich's oeuvre into several groupings – poetry, early and late fiction, memoir and children's writing – it develops individual readings of both the critical arguments and the texts themselves. The book argu ... More

Keywords: Louise Erdrich, Native American writers, ethics, aesthetics, Native American literature, Ojibwe, textual complexities, poetry, memoir, children's writing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780719074264
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719074264.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Stirrup, author