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Title Or words to that effect : orality and the writing of literary history / edited by Daniel F. Chamberlain, Queen's University ; J. Edward Chamberlin, University of Toronto.
Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2016]

Series Comparative History of literatures in European languages = Histoire comparee des litteratures de langues europeennes, 0238-0668 ; 28
Comparative history of literatures in European languages ; v. 28.
Subject Literature -- History and criticism.
Narration (Rhetoric) -- History.
Storytelling -- History.
Europe -- Languages -- History.
Alt Name Chamberlain, Daniel Frank, 1951-
Chamberlin, J. Edward, 1943-
Series Comparative History of literatures in European languages = Histoire comparee des litteratures de langues europeennes, 0238-0668 ; 28
Comparative history of literatures in European languages ; v. 28.
Subject Literature -- History and criticism.
Narration (Rhetoric) -- History.
Storytelling -- History.
Europe -- Languages -- History.
Alt Name Chamberlain, Daniel Frank, 1951-
Chamberlin, J. Edward, 1943-
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher.
Contents Intro -- OR WORDS TO THAT EFFECT -- Editorial page -- Title page -- LCC data -- Table of contents -- Introduction -- Preliminaries -- Histories of Literature and the Question of Comparative Oral Literary History -- Levelling the Orality-Literacy Playing Field -- I Introduction -- Towards a Hyphenated I: an Oralate-Literate Experience -- II Marcel Jousse's Laboratory of Awareness -- The Law of Im-pression: Mimism -- The Laws of Ex-pression -- Oral Style and Jousse's Oral-style Theory -- III Leveling the Oral-literate Playing Field Through Awareness of the Oral-literate Continuum -- … an agreement concerning what the object under discussion actually is -- … a common language in which to build questions and answers -- Oral Tradition and Oral-Style Tradition -- Oral-style Texts -- Didactics and Aesthetics in Mnemonic Society -- Oral-Style Mnemotechnical Terminology: Towards a Mnemo-Stylistics -- Presenting Oral-style Texts on the Page: Rhythmography -- IV Conclusion -- Modes of Discourse, Modes of Rationality -- Discourse and Rationality -- The Place of Narrative -- What Is a Story? -- Rationality and Modes of Discourse -- A Discourse Model of Reasoning -- Conclusion -- Performing Writing and Singing Silence in the Anglo-Saxon Riddle Tradition -- In The Storyteller's House -- The Game of the Little Secrets or How to Learn (and to Teach) Mechanisms of Orality -- Learning the Mechanisms of Orality -- Literary Canon and Orality -- An Example of the Relationship between Writing and Orality: Lope de Vega and the Oral Tradition of the Moroccan Sephardim -- Second Example: Literary Texts and the Terrorist Attacks of March 11, 2004 in Madrid -- Conclusion -- Significant Spaces Between -- A Lesson in Silence, #1 -- Coming to Voice -- A Lesson in Silence, #2 -- Silent Connections -- A Lesson in Silence, #3 -- Silence and Experiential Knowledge.
A Lesson in Silence, #4 -- The Story of Story and a Canon of Story -- A Canon of Oralcy? -- Made for You and Me -- The Empty Land -- Treaties: an Overview -- American Treaty Policy -- British Treaty Policy in Canada -- Comparing Canada and the United States -- First Nations and Treaties in Canada -- This Land is Your Land: Reprise -- Oh Canada -- "Oral" in Literary History -- Making Space for the Spoken Word -- Literary History on the Branch -- Literary History on the River -- The Past as a Familiar Country -- Orality in Basque Literary Historiography -- Oral Literature and Written Literature -- Oral Literature Collections -- Studies of Oral Literature -- The Institutionalisation of Teaching Basque Literature -- Orality in Basque Literary Histories -- The Ladder Holds Up the World Above -- Oral and Written Sukar Laviben of the Roma -- Hubschmannova's Essay "My Encounters with Romano sukar laviben" -- Tera Fabianova's Poem Av manca chajori -- Ilona Lackova -- Ceija Stojka -- A Concluding Note Regarding Orality and the Socio-political Situation of Roma -- Guaman Poma and His Traces -- Introduction -- Writing without Words -- If Drawings Spoke -- The Study of the Elements of Literary History of the Khoekhoe and ǂKhomani Languages of Southern Africa -- Khoekhoe and ǂKhomani Storytellers -- The Stream of ǂKhomani Stories -- The Puzzle of Voice -- Introduction -- Entering the Domain of Oral Poetry -- Oral Poetry and Literary Studies from a Comparative Perspective -- Talking Technologies -- Poetry, Orality, and the New Media -- Orality and the Memory-Machine: Real time, Performance, Mutability, and Spatiality -- Orality, Interaction, Group Work, Sociability, and Literary History -- References -- List of Contributors -- Index.
ISBN 9789027267801 (pdf)
9027267804 (pdf)
9789027234643 (hb ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 928136880
Additional Format Print version: Or words to that effect. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2016] 9789027234643 (DLC) 2015037912


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