A Reader's Guide to the Novels of Louise Erdrich

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University of Missouri Press, 2006 - Literary Criticism - 435 pages
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This revised and expanded edition of Beidler and Barton's indispensable A Reader's Guide to the Novels of Louise Erdrich builds on the sellout success of the first edition. Every serious reader of Erdrich's fiction will want access to this comprehensive new edition, which includes valuable new material.• Completely updated with information on four new novels published since the first edition: The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse, The Master Butchers Singing Club, Four Souls, and The Painted Drum Easy-to-use genealogical charts for the various families• A map and geographical details about the settings for the novels• A detailed composite dictionary of characters (even including the minor characters)• A glossary of all of the Ojibwe words, phrases, and sentences that Erdrich, an astoundingly versatile and energetic Native American author, uses in her panoply of novels
  

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this is a must!! Erdrich has so many great characters, but while reading her books for school, many of us got so confused, and this helped out a lot! Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Geography Genealogy and Chronology
9
Dictionary of Characters
69
January 6 552 A M Eleanor
361
Balancing Tricks
369
Glossary of Ojibwe Words Phrases and Sentences
371
January 5 to January 6 1995 Jack
377
January 6 700 A M
388

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About the author (2006)

 

Peter G. Beidler is Lucy G. Moses Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus at Lehigh University. He now lives in Seattle, Washington. Gay Barton is retired from the English faculty at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas.

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