Language of Heroes : Speech and Performance in the Iliad

Language of Heroes : Speech and Performance in the Iliad

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by Richard Martin
     
 

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Drawing on recent studies in ethnography and sociolinguistics, Richard Martin here sets forth a poetics of Homeric speeches, which he sees not merely as poetic creations but as the representation of an actual form of speaking in a traditional culture.  See more details below

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Drawing on recent studies in ethnography and sociolinguistics, Richard Martin here sets forth a poetics of Homeric speeches, which he sees not merely as poetic creations but as the representation of an actual form of speaking in a traditional culture.

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ISBN-13:
9780801423536
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
03/01/1990
Series:
4/18/2002
Pages:
265
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 5.91(h) x (d)

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