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The Muse Learns To Write

Pub Date : 1986 | Author : Eric Alfred Havelock | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 0300043821
ISBN 13 : 9780300043822

Reflections on Orality and Literacy from Antiquity to the Present.The intention of this book is to present a unified picture of a crisis that occurred in the history of human commu..


Orality And Literacy

Pub Date : 2013-05-13 | Author : Walter J. Ong | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134461622
ISBN 13 : 1134461623

This classic work explores the vast differences between oral and literate cultures offering a very clear account of the intellectual, literary and social effects of writing, print ..



Literacy And Paideia In Ancient Greece

Pub Date : 1994-08-11 | Author : Kevin Robb | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0195363167
ISBN 13 : 9780195363166

This book examines the progress of literacy in ancient Greece from its origins in the eighth century to the fourth century B.C.E., when the major cultural institutions of Athens be..



The Interface Between The Written And The Oral

Pub Date : 1987-07-09 | Author : Jack Goody | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521337941
ISBN 13 : 9780521337946

Whilst the fundamental significance of the spoken language for human interaction is widely acknowledged, that of writing is less well known, and in this wide-ranging series of essa..


The Presence Of The Word

Pub Date : 1967-01 | Author : Walter J. Ong | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 0300099738
ISBN 13 : 9780300099737

Terry Lectures. A religious philosopher's exploration of the nature and history of the word argues that the word is initially and always sound, that it cannot be reduced to any oth..