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Orality, Literacy and Performance in the Ancient World (Mnemosyne…

by Elizabeth Minchin (Editor)

Other authors: Deborah Beck (Contributor), Anna Bonifazi (Contributor), Mathilde Cambron-Goulet (Contributor), James Henderson Collins, II (Contributor), David F. Elmer (Contributor)7 more, Adrian Kelly (Contributor), Jeroen Lauwers (Contributor), Patrizia Marzillo (Contributor), Jonathan Ready (Contributor), Ruth Scodel (Contributor), Niall Slater (Contributor), McComas Taylor (Contributor)

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The ninth meeting in the international Orality and Literacy in the Ancient World series - in the fiftieth year since the publication in 1960 of Albert Lord's The Singer of Tales - took as its theme 'Composition and Performance'. This volume contains a selection of those papers, several of which illustrate methodologically innovative approaches to the act of composition, the nature of performance, and vocalization in text. Under consideration are Homer, Hesiod, Plato, Isocrates, the orators of the Second Sophistic, and Proclus. Cross-cultural studies include, amongst others, South Slavic epic and a text from the Sanskrit archive.… (more)
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Beck, DeborahContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bonifazi, AnnaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cambron-Goulet, MathildeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Collins, James Henderson, IIContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Kelly, AdrianContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lauwers, JeroenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Marzillo, PatriziaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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The ninth meeting in the international Orality and Literacy in the Ancient World series - in the fiftieth year since the publication in 1960 of Albert Lord's The Singer of Tales - took as its theme 'Composition and Performance'. This volume contains a selection of those papers, several of which illustrate methodologically innovative approaches to the act of composition, the nature of performance, and vocalization in text. Under consideration are Homer, Hesiod, Plato, Isocrates, the orators of the Second Sophistic, and Proclus. Cross-cultural studies include, amongst others, South Slavic epic and a text from the Sanskrit archive.

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