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From Conversation to Oral Tradition

A Simplest Systematics for Oral Traditions

From Conversation to Oral Tradition( )
Author: Person, Raymond F.
Series title:Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics Ser.
ISBN:978-1-138-10104-3
Publication Date:Dec 2015
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $150.00
Book Description:

This book argues that many of the most prominent features of oral epic poetry in a number of traditions can best be understood as adaptations or stylizations of conversational language use, and advances the claim that if we can understand how conversation is structured, it will aid our understanding of oral traditions. In this study that carefully compares the "special grammar" of oral traditions to the "grammar" of everyday conversation as understood in the field of conversation...
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Pages:214
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / General
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Semantics
Language Arts & Disciplines / Communication Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.243 x 0.702 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds

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