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Epic Singers & Oral Tradition

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Spanning half a century of Lord's (emeritus of Slavic and comparative literature, Harvard U.) research on the oral tradition from Homer to the 20th century, 13 essays (some previously unpublished and all revised) concentrate on the singers and their art as manifested in texts of performance.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-257) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780801497179
Author:
Lord, Albert Bates
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Location:
Ithaca :
Subject:
Epic poetry
Subject:
Oral tradition
Subject:
Epic poetry -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Oral-formulaic analysis.
Subject:
Oral tradition -- History and criticism.
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Series:
Myth and Poetics
Series Volume:
9347
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
262
Dimensions:
8.80x6.00x.80 in. .95 lbs.

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