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Alessandro Vatri - Orality and Performance in Classical Attic Prose: A Linguistic Approach - 9780198795902 - V9780198795902
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Orality and Performance in Classical Attic Prose: A Linguistic Approach

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Description for Orality and Performance in Classical Attic Prose: A Linguistic Approach Hardback. This study discusses whether there is a linguistic difference between classical Attic prose texts intended for public oral delivery and those intended for written circulation and private performance, establishing a rigorous methodology for the reconstruction of the native perception of clarity in the original contexts of textual reception. Series: Oxford Classical Monographs. Num Pages: 352 pages, 15 black-and-white figures. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; CF; D; DN; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 222 x 147 x 26. Weight in Grams: 518.
This study discusses the question of whether there is a linguistic difference between classical Attic prose texts intended for public oral delivery and those intended for written circulation and private performance. Identifying such a difference which exclusively reflects these disparities in modes of reception has proven to be a difficult challenge for both literary scholars and cultural historians of the ancient world, with answers not always satisfactory from a methodological and an analytical point of view. The legitimacy of the question is first addressed through a definition of what such slippery notions as 'orality' and 'oral performance' mean ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
Series
Oxford Classical Monographs
Number of Pages
352
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780198795902
SKU
V9780198795902
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About Alessandro Vatri
Alessandro Vatri is a Research Assistant in Comparative Philology at the University of Oxford and Junior Research Fellow at Wolfson College. He completed a DPhil in Classical Languages and Literature at Oxford in 2013, having received his MA in Classics from Sapienza University of Rome. His research focuses on Ancient Greek linguistics, rhetoric, oratory, and cultural history, and he has ... Read more

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