Studies in American Indian Literature

  • Editor: Paula Gunn Allen
  • Pages: xiv & 384 pp.
  • Published: 1983
  • ISBN: 9780873523554 (Paperback)
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“An excellent literary survey and resource book for instructors interested in developing college-level courses on American Indians.”

Explorations in Sights and Sounds

“The result of careful and informed research, this is the book for students of American Indian literature.”


This classic volume in Native American studies features essays on traditional and modern American Indian literature and provides course outlines that instructors can implement singly or sequentially. The book includes material on introductory and survey courses, regional studies in the oral tradition, transitional literature, feminist and interdisciplinary approaches, and Indian themes and perspectives in American literature.

Joseph M. Backus
Gretchen Bataille
Larry Evers
Linda Hogan
Elaine Jahner
Kenneth M. Roemer
A. LaVonne Brown Ruoff
James Ruppert
Kathleen Mullen Sands
Susan J. Scarberry
Patricia Clark Smith