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The Theory Oral Composition History and Methodology by John Miles Foley
  

The Theory Oral Composition History and Methodology

Part of the Folkloristics Series

Synopsis

The Theory Oral Composition History and Methodology by John Miles Foley

The Theory of Oral Composition presents a history of the field of oral-formulaic theory. Foley examines the roots of the theory in 19th-century philology and anthropology, documents the contributions of Milman Parry and Albert Lord, measures the effects of Lord's comparative extensions through the impact of The Singer of Tales, and considers important other contributions.

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Publication date

1st June 1988

Author

John Miles Foley

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Publisher

Indiana University Press

Format

Paperback
188 pages

Categories

Semantics, discourse analysis, etc

ISBN

9780253204653

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