ERIC Number: ED249528
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Studies in American Indian Literature: Critical Essays and Course Designs.
Allen, Paula Gunn, Ed.
Written to address critical problems that arise in the study of American Indian literature, the essays in this volume feature critical studies that explain or make use of basic themes, motifs, structures, and symbols found in traditional and modern American Indian literature. In conjunction with the essays, the book provides a wide range of basic course designs. The volume includes the following general categories: oral literature; personal narrative, authobiography, and intermediate literature; American Indian women's literature; modern and contemporary American Indian literature, and the Indian in American literature. A section on resources concludes the document. It includes: "American Indian Literatures: A Guide to Anthologies, Texts, and Research" (A. LaVonne Brown Ruoff); a list of selected periodicals and special issues of periodicals; a list of selected presses; and a list of works cited. (HOD)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Literature, American Indian Studies, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Literature Appreciation, North American Literature, Oral History, Thematic Approach
Modern Language Association of America, 62 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10011 ($13.50).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY.