Four Souls OverviewFour Souls, by Louise Erdrich, is one of a number of novels that tell the story of a Native American woman, Fleur Pillager, or Four Souls. In this part of her story, Fleur travels from her reservation in Northern Minnesota to destroy the man who stole her land, and ends up both marrying him and having his child. Told in three different narrative voices, the narrative explores themes relating to the nature of revenge, the experience and purpose of spirituality, and the inevitability of change.
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Louise Erdrich Biographies (6)
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Once named one of People magazine's most beautiful people, Louise Erdrich (born 1954) is a Native American writer with a wide popular appeal. She is no literary lightweight, however, having drawn comp...
5,792 words, approx. 20 pages
Like William Faulkner and his Yoknapatawpha County, American writer Louise Erdrich has created her own mythical landscape in and around Argus, a fictional Red River Valley reservation town on the Minn...
4,392 words, approx. 15 pages
The families Louise Erdrich first introduced in a short story, "The World's Greatest Fishermen" (1982) -- the Kashpaws, the Lamartines, the Pillagers, and the Morrisseys -- have also appeared in four ...
8,776 words, approx. 30 pages
Louise Erdrich is one of the most important contemporary Native American writers. She writes poetry and some of the most sophisticated fiction and nonfiction being produced in the United States; her n...
6,008 words, approx. 21 pages
The writings of Louise Erdrich not only reflect her multilayered, complex background but also confound a variety of literary genre and cultural categories. Although she is known primarily as a success...
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Biography EssayThe writings of Louise Erdrich not only reflect her multilayered, complex background but also confound a variety of literary genre and cultural categories. Although she is known primari...