Louise Erdrich | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Julie Barak

This literature criticism consists of approximately 19 pages of analysis & critique of Louise Erdrich.
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Critical Essay by Julie Barak

SOURCE: "Blurs, Blends, Berdaches: Gender Mixing in the Novels of Louise Erdrich," in Studies in American Indian Literatures, Vol. 8, No. 3, Fall 1996, pp. 49-62.

In the following essay, Barak discusses Erdrich's use of gender mixing in the Indian tradition of the figures of the berdache and the trickster.

      We have come to the edge of the woods,
      out of brown grass where we slept, unseen,
      out of leaves creaked shut, out of our hiding.
      We have come here too long.
 
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