Study Guide

The Revenant: A Novel of Revenge Allusions

By Michael Punke

Allusions

Literary and Philosophical References

Historical References

  • George Drouillard (1.2.31-39, referenced throughout)
  • Lewis and Clark (1.2.35, referenced throughout)
  • Jean Lafitte (1.2.44, referenced throughout)
  • Manuel Lisa (1.4.29, referenced throughout)
  • John Jacob Astor (1.4.29)
  • John Colter (1.6.37)
  • Auguste and Jean-Pierre Chouteau (1.6.37)
  • Sir Edward Pakenham (1.7.29)
  • Andrew Jackson (1.7.29)
  • James Madison (1.7.29, 55)
  • William Clark (1.7.87)