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The Muse Learns to Write Reflections on Orality and Literacy from Antiuity to the Present

Rewarding in its sophistication As have his other works this book will contribute mightily to curing the biases resulting from our own literacy” J Peter Denny Canadian Journal of Linguistics“An extremely useful summary and extension of the revisionist thinking of Eric Havelock whom most classicists and comparatists would rank among the premier classical scholars of the last three decades The book presents important though controversial ideas in an available format” Choice. Amazing material Chaps 89 10 on the development of literacy in Greek oral culture

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When oral culture becomes literate in what way does human consciousness itself change And how does the new form of communication affect the content and meaning of texts In this book one of the most original and penetrating thinkers in Greek studies describes the transformation from orality to literacy in classical times and reflects upon its continued meaning for us today“Fresh insights into the orality literacy shift in human consciousness from one who has long been studying. Rilettura

Eric Alfred Havelock ☆ 4 review

This shift in ancient Greece and has now brought his vast learning and reflections to bear on our own times This book is for a wide audience and calls for thoroughly rethinking current views on language thought and society from classical scholarship through modern philosophy anthropology and poststructuralism” Walter J Ong“All in all we have in this book the summary statement of one of the great pioneers in the study of oral and literate culture fascinating in its scope and. An interesting reexamination of William Ong s work on orality and literacy not uite as sublimely written or as cohesive What s remarkable here is the suggestion that the interstitial period between literacy and pure orality that unpure era of several centuries in which a hybrid culture existed is that golden era of classical culture the West aspires to not the post Platonic in which the philosopher of reason deplored verse and poetics Also suggestions of how orality was reintroduced into discourse in the advent of radio technology and how this also lead to the re ignition of pathos and kairos as dominant rhetorical appeals setting the stage for Hitler and Mussolini Again an interesting read for the hardcore but only as an answer to Ong s work


9 thoughts on “The Muse Learns to Write Reflections on Orality and Literacy from Antiuity to the Present

  1. says:

    Rilettura

  2. says:

    About 28 centuries ago one of the most importance occurrences in what would eventually become Europe took place the sudden evolution of the Phoenician syllabary into the full Greek alphabet we know today Before this time absolutely all information had to be transmitted orally from contracts between parties to how to beco

  3. says:

    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 Journal of the History of Ideas 1992 148 163 if you wan

  4. says:

    An interesting reexamination of William Ong's work on orality and literacy not uite as sublimely written or as cohesive What's remarkable here is the suggestion that the interstitial period between literacy and pure orality that unpure era of several centuries in which a hybrid culture existed is that golden era of classical culture the West aspires to not the post Platonic in which the philosopher of reason deplored v

  5. says:

    Sorprendida de todos los autores ue fue entrelazando en su escritura y como fue formando y cambiando mis ideas respecto del valor de la oralidad y la escritura y como ambos se siguen relacionando hasta nuestros días

  6. says:

    This book totally blew me away Even though this is my area I have been away so long that I did not have an inkling of this

  7. says:

    Es una peueña muestra del trabajo de E A Havelock sobre oralidad y procesos de transición hacia la escritura Más aún resulta impresionante el peueño capítulo dedicado a la Radio y el redescubrimiento de la Retórica

  8. says:

    Amazing material Chaps 89 10 on the development of literacy in Greek oral culture

  9. says:

    I was left feeling 'meh' I expected much from this

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