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Phrasikleia : an anthropology of reading in ancient Greece

Author: Jesper Svenbro
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1992.
Series: Myth and poetics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

First published in French in 1988, this extraordinary book traces the meaning and function of reading from its very beginnings in Greek oral culture through the development of silent reading. One of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jesper Svenbro
ISBN: 0801425190 9780801425196 0801497523 9780801497520
OCLC Number: 1006447389
Notes: Translation of: Phrasikleia : anthropologie de la lecture en Grèce ancienne.
Description: xiv, 233 pages.
Series Title: Myth and poetics.
Responsibility: Jesper Svenbro ; translated by Janet Lloyd.


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