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Fleur Social Concerns

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Social Concerns

With the publication in 2001 of The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse, Louise Erdrich has fleshed out the story of Fleur Pillager and made it satisfyingly whole. As a character, Fleur first appeared in Erdrich's work in 1986 in the short story "Fleur" (from Esquire, reprinted first in O. Henry Prize Stories, 1987, and later in the 1995 About These Stones: Fiction for Fiction Writers and Readers, edited by David Huddle, Ghita Orth, and Allen Shepherd). In 1988, a slightly different version was published as the first chapter of the novel, Tracks (New York: Henry Holt and Company). Erdrich created the character of Fleur Pillager in these and later stories in which she appears to be basing them on a solid foundation of social issues that emerged as the Ojibwe (also known as Chippewa but known to themselves as Anishinabe, Anishinaabeg, or Neshnabek, meaning The People) were subjected to...

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