The Master Butcher's Singing Club

Literary criticism

The historical facts of twentieth-century Germany, especially the traumatic events surrounding World Wars I and II, are built right into the structure of the novel…. Erdrich recognizes the political ghosts she will conjure up in writing about Germany.[7]

1. Austenfeld, Thomas. “German Heritage and Culture in Louise Erdrich’s The Master Butchers Singing Club," Great Plains Quarterly. Vol. 26 N. 1, Winter 2006, pp. 3–11.

2. Rowe, John Carlos. “Buried Alive: The Native American Political Unconscious in Louise Erdrich’s Fiction.” Postcolonial Studies: Culture, Politics, Economy. Volume 7, Number 2, July 2004, pp. 197–210 (14), Routledge.

3. Oliver-Rotger, Maria Antonia. “Literature and Ethnicity in the Cultural Borderlands.” MELUS, Vol. 29, 2004.


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