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Ancient Egyptian literature : theory and practice

Author: Roland Enmarch; Verena M Lepper; Eleanor Robson
Publisher: Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2013.
Series: Proceedings of the British Academy, 188.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The literature of ancient Egypt is less well known than its art and architecture but merits study as one of the earliest literary traditions. This book reviews the current range of interpretative  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2013363590
(OCoLC)820779205
Material Type: Conference publication, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roland Enmarch; Verena M Lepper; Eleanor Robson
ISBN: 9780191760471 0191760471
OCLC Number: 902648104
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 1. 1. Introduction: Ancient Egyptian Literaure, Theory and Practice ; 2. Intentio operis: Reading Anonymous Texts ; 3. Reading Greek Literature ; 4. Lone Heroes or Collaborative Communities? On Sumerian Literature and its Practitioners ; 5. Amunnacht- Scribe and Poet of Dier el Medina: A Study of Ostrakon O Berlin P 14262 ; 6. Mortuary and Literary Laments: A Comparison ; 7. The Practice of Literature: The Relationship between Content, Form, Audience nd Performance ; 8. Papyrus Queen's College Recto: A Narrative in Abnormal Hieratic ; 9. Sensual Devotions: Themes of Sensuous Experience, Performance and Presence in Third Intermediate Period Biography ; 10. Constructing Textual Identity: Framing and Self-Reference in Egyptian Texts ; 11. Ancient Egyptian Literature: Genre and Style ; 12. Egyptian Life, by and with Literary Texts ; 13. The Reception of Democratic Narrative ; 14. Literature in Dialogue: A Comparative Approach to Akkadian and Middle Kingdom Egyptian Literatures
Series Title: Proceedings of the British Academy, 188.
Responsibility: edited by Roland Enmarch & Verena M. Lepper ; in cooperation with Eleanor Robson.

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Aimed primarily at academics specialising in this field, anyone interested in the writings of Ancient Egyptians will discover something of interest in this volume. ... One highlight is Verena Read more...

 
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