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Orality, literacy and performance in the ancient world / edited by Elizabeth Minchin.

Publication:
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012.
Format/Description:
Conference/Event
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xviii, 268 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Conference Name:
International Conference on Orality and Literacy in the Ancient World (9th : 2010 : Canberra, Australia)
Series:
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; 335.
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum. Monographs on Greek and Roman language and literature.
Orality and literacy in the ancient world ; v. 9.
Mnemosyne supplements. Monographs on Greek and Latin language and literature, 0169-8958 ; 335
Orality and literacy in the ancient world ; v. 9
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Subjects:
Oral communication -- Greece -- Congresses.
Written communication -- Greece -- Congresses.
Transmission of texts -- Greece -- Congresses.
Contents:
Pt. 1. Poetry in performance
The audience expects: Penelope and Odysseus / Adrian Kelly
The presentation of song in Homer's odyssey / Deborah Beck
Comparative perspectives on the composition of the Homeric simile / Jonathon Ready
Composing lines, performing acts: clauses, discourse acts, and melodic units in a south slavic epic song / Anna Bonifazi and David F. Elmer
Works and days as performance / Ruth Scodel
Pt. 2. Literacy and orality
Empowering the sacred: the function of the Sanskrit text in a contemporary exposition of the Bhagavatapurana/ McComas Taylor
Prompts for participation in early philosophical texts/ James Henderson Collins II
Performing an academic talk: Proclus on Hesiod's works and days / Patrizia Marzillo
The criticism-and the practice-of literacy in the ancient philosophical tradition / Mathilde Cambron-Goulet
Reading books, talking culture: the performance of Paideia in imperial greek literature / Jeroen Lauwers
Eumolpus poeta at work: rehearsed spontaneity in the Satyricon / Niall Slater.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Minchin, Elizabeth.
ISBN:
9789004217744 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9004217746 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
755004190