Myth and Poetics

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  1. Phrasikleia
    First published in French in 1988, this extraordinary book traces the meaning and function of reading from its very beginnings in Greek oral culture through the development of silent reading. One of the most haunting early examples... Learn More
    Published: 26th April 1993
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  2. Knowing Words
    Hardback | £80.00
  3. Greek Mythology and Poetics

    Greek Mythology and Poetics

    By Gregory Nagy

    Series Myth and Poetics

    Cornell University Press

    Gregory Nagy here provides a far-reaching assessment of the relationship between myth and ritual in ancient Greek society. Nagy illuminates in particular the forces of interaction and change that transformed the Indo-European... Learn More
    Published: 24th April 1990
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £29.99
  4. Myth and the Polis

    Myth and the Polis

    Edited by Dora C. Pozzi and John M. Wickersham

    Series Myth and Poetics

    Cornell University Press

    This fresh and thought-provoking book deepens our understanding of the dynamic relationship between the creation of myth and the development of the ancient Greek polis, or city-state, during crucial periods in archaic and classical... Learn More
    Published: 3rd July 1991
    Hardback | £75.00
  5. Epic Singers and Oral Tradition
    Drawing on his extensive fieldwork in living oral traditions, Albert Bates Lord here concentrates on the epic singers and their art as manifested in texts or performance.... Learn More
    Published: 6th June 1991
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £34.00
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