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Orality and literacy in Hellenic Greece

by Tony M. Lentz

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece,
  • Greece.
    • Subjects:
    • Greek language -- Social aspects -- Greece,
    • Written communication -- Greece,
    • Oral communication -- Greece,
    • Oral tradition -- Greece,
    • Language and culture -- Greece,
    • Literacy -- Greece,
    • Writing -- Greece,
    • Greece -- Civilization

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTony M. Lentz.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA227 .L46 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 221 p. ;
      Number of Pages221
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2037817M
      ISBN 100809313596
      LC Control Number88014152

      Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Literacy and orality in ancient Greece in SearchWorks catalog Skip to search Skip to main content.   This book explores the role of written and oral communication in Greece and is the first systematic and sustained treatment at this level. It examines the recent theoretical debates about literacy and orality and explores the uses of writing and oral communication, and their interaction, in /5(19).

      Carpenter on the nature of early Greek alphabetical literacy hâve led later scholars to a sweeping reappraisal of the entire culture of pre-Socratic Greece. During the past two décades, questions of the effects of orality and literacy on the construction of a culture . One of the most frustrating books I have read in awhile. This work is not meant to be read by itself, but in conjunction with others--probably his other published works, but I highly recommend reading the article by John Havlerson, "Havelock on Greek orality and literacy."4/5.

      The result of a conference on orality and literacy in ancient Greece, the 13 chapters of this book constitute a good survey of recent research and show the shift of interest and methods in this field in the last 20 years (by contrast, see Oral Literature and the Formula, ed. by Benjamin Stolz and Richard Shannon, ): the concept of the "formula" and its linguistic implications, the. 3. Orality in Ancient Greece 4. Elements of Orality and Literacy 5. Proto-Phenomenology and Literacy Chapter 5: Philosophy and Literacy in the Greek World 1. Greek Myth 2. The Homeric World 3. The Advent of Philosophy 4. Plato and the Poets 5. Literacy and Philosophy 6. Plato and Writing 7. Some Effects of Literacy in Greek Philosophy Chapter 6.


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This book explores the role of written and oral communication in Greece and is the first systematic and sustained treatment at this level. It examines the recent theoretical debates about literacy and orality and explores the uses of writing and oral communication, and their interaction, in ancient by: The volume represents the seventh in the series on Orality and Literacy in the Ancient Greek and Roman Worlds.

It comprises a collection of essays on the significance and working of memory in ancient texts and visual documentation, from contexts both oral (or oral-derived) and : Hardcover. The resulting view of orality and literacy in Greece shows a long interaction between the two media, continuing through the Hellenic period.

He shows that both traditions played vital roles in the intellectual flowering of the age: while literacy is a requirement for the basic recipe for Western culture, it. Orality and literacy in Hellenic Greece book and literacy in Hellenic Greece. [Tony M Lentz] -- Lentz argues that the key to many of the most exciting cultural developments of the Greek world was the relationship between written and oral modes of thought and communication.

Orality and literacy in Hellenic Greece (eBook) Author. The volume represents the seventh in the series on Orality and Literacy in the Ancient Greek and Roman Worlds. It comprises a collection of essays on the significance and working of memory in ancient texts and visual documentation, from contexts both oral (or oral-derived) and literate.

This volume deals with orality and literacy in ancient Greece and what consideration of these areas yields for that society, its literature, traditions and practices. Individual chapters focus on art, comedy, historiography, oratory, religion, rhetoric, philosophy, poetry, tragedy, and on orality in contemporary cultures (Greek and South.

For most of its history humankind has been illiterate. But this does not mean that humans used to be literarily less sophisticated: they sang hymns to gods, chanted ritual curses, ululated funerary laments, crafted complex genealogies, invented.

Lentz, Tony M.Orality and literacy in Hellenic Greece / Tony M. Lentz Southern Illinois University Press Carbondale Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

tional to their own enterprises.3 In his book Orality and Literacy () Walter Ong, a leading figure in this field, cites Havelock more than any other writer except himself. He clearly embraces Havelock's account of "primary orality" and the central theory that "Writing restructures consciousness," the title of his fourth and longest chapter.

This volume examines orality and literacy in the ancient Greek and Roman world through a range of perspectives and in various genres. Four essays on the Homeric epics present recent research into performative aspects of language, cognitive theory and oral composition, a re-evaluation of Parry's oral-formulaic theory, and a new perspective on the poem's transmission.

This book explores the role of written and oral communication in Greece and is the first systematic and sustained treatment at this level. It examines the recent theoretical debates about literacy and orality and explores the uses of writing and oral communication, and their interaction, in ancient : $ The ninth meeting in the international Orality and Literacy in the Ancient World series - in the fiftieth year since the publication in of Albert Lord's The Singer of Tales - 4/5(1).

This volume represents the sixth in the series on Orality and Literacy in the Ancient Greek and Roman Worlds. The present work comprises a collection of essays that explore the tensions and controversies that arise as a society moves from an oral to literate culture.

Electronic books History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Lentz, Tony M. Orality and literacy in Hellenic Greece. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Tony M Lentz.

: Between Orality and Literacy: Communication and Adaptation in Antiquity: Orality and Literacy in the Ancient World, Vol. 10 (Mnemosyne, Supplements) (): Scodel, Professor of Latin and Greek Ruth: BooksFormat: Hardcover. Literacy and orality in ancient Greece. [Rosalind Thomas] -- This book explores the role of written and oral communication in Greece, and is the first systematic and sustained treatment at this level.

The subject of literacy is very hard to think about Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. This volume examines orality and literacy in the ancient Greek and Roman world through a range of perspectives and in various genres.

Four essays on the Homeric epics present recent research into performative aspects of language, cognitive theory and oral composition, a re-evaluation of Parrys oral-formulaic theory, and a new perspective on the poems transmission.

Homer and orality and literacy in ancient Greece. Cape Town: University of Cape Town, (OCoLC) Named Person: Homer; Homer; Homer. Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Richard Whitaker.

Description of Greece: Book I: Attica (Athens and Megara) [At this Site] WEB Images of Orality and Literacy in Greek Iconography of the Fifth, Fourth and The Internet Ancient History Sourcebook is part of the Internet History Sourcebooks Project.

André P.M.H. Lardinois (Princeton Ph.D. ) is Professor of Greek Language and Literature at Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands.

His main interests center on Greek lyric poetry and Greek drama. Josine H. Blok is Professor of Ancient History and Classical Culture at Utrecht University and has published widely on the cultural, political and social history of archaic and classical.The book is fromand so Ong's critique of written texts is based on its Modernist characteristics - the way it represents a closed singular voice: authoritative, and not just unresponsive to the reader, but unaware of a reader other than in the most abstract and removed sense/5.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations ; 25 cm.

Contents: Spatial memory and the composition of the Iliad / Elizabeth Minchin --Memory and visualization in homeric discourse markers / Anna Bonifazi --Epic remembering / Egbert J. Bakker --"Someone, I say, will remember us" / Andre Lardinois --Remember .