Orality and Performance in Classical Attic Prose: A Linguistic Approach

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This study discusses the question of whether there is a linguistic difference between classical Attic prose texts intended for public oral delivery and those intended for written circulation and private performance. Identifying such a difference which exclusively reflects these disparities in modes of reception has proven to be a difficult challenge for both literary scholars and cultural historians of the ancient world, with answers not always satisfactory from a methodological and an analytical point of view. The ...

Orality and Performance in Classical Attic Prose: A Linguistic Approach 2017, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198795902

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