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Pointing at the past : from formula to performance in Homeric poetics / Egbert J. Bakker.

Author/Creator:
Bakker, Egbert J.
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : Center for Hellenic Studies, Trustees for Harvard University ; Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2005.
Series:
Hellenic studies ; 12
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 205 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Homer -- Technique.
Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.
Performing arts -- Greece.
Epic poetry -- Authorship.
Oral tradition -- Greece.
Oral-formulaic analysis.
Homer -- Language.
Rhetoric, Ancient.
Contents:
Peripheral and nuclear semantics
Formula, context, and synonymy
How oral is oral composition?
Mimesis as performance
The poetics of deixis
Storytelling in the future
Similes, augment, and the language of immediacy
Remembering the god's arrival
Mohammed and the mountain.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-190) and indexes.
Contributor:
Center for Hellenic Studies (Washington, D.C.)
ISBN:
0674019555
OCLC:
61130773
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