The literate revolution in Greece and its cultural consequences / Eric A. Havelock.

Author
Havelock, Eric A. (Eric Alfred), 1903-1988 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1982.
Description
1 online resource (viii, 362 pages) : illustrations

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Subject(s)
Series
Princeton series of collected essays [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of description
Print version record.
Contents
  • The oral and written word: a reappraisal
  • Spoken sound and inscribed sign
  • The pre-Greek syllabaries
  • The Greek alphabet
  • Transcription of the code of a non-literate culture
  • The character and content of the code
  • The ancient art of oral poetry
  • The alphabetization of Homer
  • The preliteracy of the Greeks
  • Thoughtful Hesiod
  • Preliteracy and the presocratics
  • The oral composition of Greek drama
  • Aftermath of the alphabet.
ISBN
  • 9780691196589 ((electronic bk.))
  • 0691196583 ((electronic bk.))
  • 0691655685
  • 9780691655680
OCLC
563180774
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