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Ancient literacies : the culture of reading in Greece and Rome

Author: William A Johnson; Holt N Parker
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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List of Illustrations Abbreviations List of Contributors 1. Introduction PART I Situating Literacies 2. Writing, Reading, Public and Private "Literacies": Functional Literacy and Democratic Literacy in Greece 3. Literacy or Literacies in Ancient Rome? 4. Reading, Hearing, and Looking at Ephesos 5. The Anecdote: Exploring the Boundaries between Oral and Literate Performance in the Second Sophistic 6. Situating  Read more...
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Ancient literacies.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008020329
(OCoLC)228631654
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William A Johnson; Holt N Parker
ISBN: 9780199712861 0199712867 128193092X 9781281930927
OCLC Number: 311051952
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 430 p.) : ill.
Contents: List of Illustrations ; Abbreviations ; List of Contributors ; 1. Introduction ; PART I SITUATING LITERACIES ; 2. Writing, Reading, Public and Private "Literacies": Functional Literacy and Democratic Literacy in Greece ; 3. Literacy or Literacies in Ancient Rome? ; 4. Reading, Hearing, and Looking at Ephesos ; 5. The Anecdote: Exploring the Boundaries between Oral and Literate Performance in the Second Sophistic ; 6. Situating Literacy at Rome ; PART II BOOKS AND TEXTS ; 7. The Corrupted Boy and the Crowned Poet or the Material Reality and the Symbolic Status of the Literary Book at Rome ; 8. The Impermanent Text in Catullus and Other Roman Poets ; 9. Books and Reading Latin Poetry ; PART III INSTITUTIONS AND COMMUNITIES ; 10. Papyrological Evidence for Book Collections and Libraries in the Roman Empire ; 11. Bookshops in the Literary Culture of Rome ; 12. Literary Literacy in Roman Pompeii: the Case of Virgil's Aeneid ; 13. Constructing Elite Reading Communities in the High Empire ; PART IV BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY ; 14. Literacy Studies in Classics: The Last Twenty Years ; PART V EPILOGUE ; 15. Why Literacy Matters, Then and Now (May 30, 2006) ; Index locorum ; General Index
Responsibility: edited by William A. Johnson and Holt N. Parker.
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contains many fascinating contributions... many of the chapters include attractive figures, drawings, photographs, and diagrams. Curtis Dozier, Bryn Mawr Classical Review Lest we neglect the obvious Read more...

 
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