Oralite Et Ecriture - Ong, Walter J, S.J., and Hiessler, Helene (Translated by), and Hartley, John (Preface by)
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English summary: In this classic work of modern philosophy, Walter Ong examines the differences between the written and spoken word. From Antiquity to medieval Scholastics, African oral cultures to structuralism, Ong shows how the passage to writing leads to profound cognitive changes that go far beyond the simple transcription of an oral discourse on a physical surface. Ongs analysis is all the more pertinent as it brings electronic media, which was only just beginning when he was writing in the 1980s, into this essential ...

Oralite Et Ecriture 2014, Les Belles Lettres, Paris

ISBN-13: 9782251150024


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