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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:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

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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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roland Enmarch; Verena M Lepper; Eleanor Robson
ISBN: 9780197265420 0197265421
OCLC Number: 929455619
Notes: Recoge trabajos presentados en las jornadas celebradas en Oxford, en septiembre de 2006.
Description: xv, 299 p. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Theory and practice in Ancient Egyptian literature / Verena M. Lepper and Roland Enmarch --
Intentio operis : reading anonymous texts / John Barton --
Reading Greek literature / Thomas A. Schmitz --
Lone heroes or collaborative communities? : on Sumerian literature and its practitioners / Eleanor Robson --
Amunnakht, scribe and poet of Deir el-Medina : a study of ostracon O Berlin P 14262 / Günter Burkard --
Mortuary and literary laments : a comparison / Roland Enmarch --
The practice of literature : the relationship between content, form, audience, and performance / Christopher Eyre --
Papyrus Queen's College Recto : a narrative in abnormal Hieratic / Hans-W. Fischer-Elfert --
Sensuous experience, performance, and presence in Third Intermediate Period biography / Elizabeth Frood --
Constructing textual identity : framing and self-reference in Egyptian texts / Fredrik Hagen --
Ancient Egyptian literature : genre and style / Verena M. Lepper --
Egyptian life, by and with literary texts / Ludwig D. Morenz --
The reception of Demotic narrative / John Tait --
Literatures in dialogue : a comparison of attitudes to speech in Babylonian and Middle Egyptian literature / Martin Worthington.
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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The worth of Enmarch and Lepperas book is manifest in the way it captures a fascinating discussion at a very distinct time of its development. * Camilla Di Biase-Dyson, Lingua Aegyptia * Aimed Read more...

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