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Orality and literacy : the technologizing of the word / Walter J. Ong.

By: Ong, Walter JMaterial type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: New accents (Routledge (Firm))Publication details: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002. Description: x, 204 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 0415281288 (hbk.); 0415281296 (pbk.)Subject(s): Language and culture | Oral tradition | Writing | Written communicationDDC classification: 880.9001 ONO LOC classification: P35 | .O5 2002Online resources: OCLC
Contents:
1. The orality of language -- 2. The modern discovery of primary oral cultures -- 3. Some psychodynamics of orality -- 4. Writing restructures consciousness -- 5. Print, space and closure -- 6. Oral memory, the story line and characterization -- 7. Some theorems.
Summary: This work explores the vast differences between oral and literate cultures, offering an account of the intellectual, literary and social effects of writing, print and electronic technology.
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"First published in 1982 by Methuen & Col. Ltd."--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-193) and index.

1. The orality of language --
2. The modern discovery of primary oral cultures --
3. Some psychodynamics of orality --
4. Writing restructures consciousness --
5. Print, space and closure --
6. Oral memory, the story line and characterization --
7. Some theorems.


This work explores the vast differences between oral and literate cultures, offering an account of the intellectual, literary and social effects of writing, print and electronic technology.

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