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Spaces of (Dis)Location Conference

I’m very pleased to say that I’ll be giving a paper at the Spaces of (Dis)Location Conference in Glasgow later this month. My paper is titled: “Place of Names: Depictions of Minneapolis in Louise  Erdich’s The Antelope Wife”  and the programme … Continue reading

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Language in Erdrich & Yezierska

In the last few days, I’ve been thinking about why certain words and phrases are used in literature, and not others. I’ve been particularly considering the inclusion of foreign languages being included into novels. Two of the authors I’ve chosen … Continue reading

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Louise Erdrich novels

Recently finished reading Louise Erdrich’s Tales of Burning Love again, and saw a resemblance between Gerry Nanapush and Leonard Peltier which was not something I’d noticed the first time I read the novel a year ago. However, having had the … Continue reading

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