Dell Hymes

Dell Hymes, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Virginia, has pioneered the study of ethnopoetics. His numerous and important publications include “In vain I tried to tell you”: Essays in Native American Ethnopoetics (1981), as well as essays in journals and collections ranging from anthropology and linguistics through Native American literature and culture.

Articles by Dell Hymes

Ethnopoetics, Oral-Formulaic Theory, and Editing Texts

Volume 9, Issue 2 (October, 1994)
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