Treatment Of Gender And Ethnic History In Two American Novels
Examines the pattern of ideas in Toni Morrison's "Jazz" and in Louise Erdrich's novel "Tracks" and the issues of gender and social and cultural history.
# 24578 | 2,250 words | 6 sources | 2002 |
Published on Apr 11, 2003 in Literature (American) , English (Analysis) , African-American Studies (General) , Native-American Studies (General)
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Examines the pattern of idieas in Toni Morrison's JAZZ & in Louise Erdrich's novel TRACKS & issues of gender and social and cultural history. Describes plot, characters, and themes of each novel. African-American & Native American experiences & communities. Woman's point of view. Historical implications of each novel.
From the Paper:"The purpose of this research is to examine the treatment of gender and history in Louise Erdrich's novel Tracks and Toni Morrison's novel Jazz. The plan of the research will be to set forth in general terms the pattern of ideas emerging in each of the works, and then to discuss how the specific issues of gender and social and cultural history are articulated and analyzed, as well as the relevance these issues have for a more complete un.derstanding of the relevance of gender and history representa.tions have to positioning the novels as cultural commentary.
In order to appreciate the way gender and history are treated by Morrison and Erdrich in their respective novels, it is useful to note that the fictional design of each novel appears to be ethnographic in character. Tracks, for example, is placed in the context of a dying Native American community at Match ..."
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