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The singer of tales

by Albert Bates Lord

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homer,
  • Epic poetry -- History and criticism,
  • Folk songs, Slavic -- History and criticism,
  • Poetry, Medieval -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-304) and index.

    StatementAlbert B. Lord ; Stephen Mitchell and Gregory Nagy, editors.
    ContributionsMitchell, Stephen A. 1951-, Nagy, Gregory.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1303 .L62 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvii, 307 p. ;
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6778427M
    ISBN 100674002830
    LC Control Number00021247

    Albert B. Lord, The Singer of Tales Introduction to the Second Edition, –xxix Preface, Harry Levin, –xxxiii Foreword, –xxxvii Abbreviations Part I. The Theory The Theory 1.   Prices (including delivery) for The Singer of Tales by Ab Lord range from $ at AbeBooks up to $ ISBN: Price Range: $ - $1,

    Created Date: 11/17/ AM. study such as The Singer of Tales by Albert B. Lord is not in critiquing nor even in re-affirming its merits. Rather, a book which has gone through seven printings and had such an impact literally needs to be "re-viewed" in the expectation that present readers will find new insights not recognized or under-scored by earlier audiences.

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The Center for Hellenic Studies is pleased to announce that The Singer of Tales by Albert B. Lord is now available online, for free, in an electronic form, on the newly redesigned CHS website. Albert Lord’s book builds on Milman Parry’s work in his search of. Parry's, and with him Lord's, enduring contribution - set forth in Lord's "The Singer of Tales" - was to demonstrate the process by which oral poets compose.

Now reissued with a new introduction and an audio and visual record, this book should be of interest to. A cardinal text for the study of oral traditions, The Singer of Tales also represents an exemplary use of the comparative method in literary criticism. This third edition offers a corrected text of the second edition and is supplemented by an open-access website (in lieu of the second edition’s CD-ROM), providing all the recordings discussed.

performance. The results, enshrined in Albert Lord’s wonderful book, The Singer of Tales, were to transform our understanding of oral tradition and the processes of transmission in oral or predominantly oral societies.

Lord says "The singer of tales is at once the tradition and an individual. Size: KB. The singer of tales by Albert Bates Lord. Publication date Topics Homer, Epic poetry -- History and criticism, Folk songs, Slavic -- History and criticism, Poetry, Medieval -- History and criticism Publisher Harvard University Press Internet Archive Books.

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First published inThe Singer of Tales remains the fundamental study of the distinctive techniques and aesthetics of oral epic poetry--from South Slavic epic songs to the Iliad, Odyssey, Beowulf, and beyond.

This edition offers a corrected text and is supplemented. The singer of tales. by Albert Bates Lord. Published by Harvard d U.P. Written in EnglishPages: The Singer of Tales Full Description: "First published inThe Singer of Tales remains the fundamental study of the distinctive techniques and aesthetics of oral epic poetry--from South Slavic epic songs to the Iliad, Odyssey, Beowulf, and beyond.

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Albert B. Lord's "Singer of Tales" was published inas Number 24 of the "Harvard Studies in Comparative Literature," and was picked up in paperback by Atheneum only a few years later (). It is probably the most widely read book in the monograph series, and the most controversial/5(12).

First published inAlbert B. Lord's The Singer of Tales remains the fundamental study of the distinctive techniques and aesthetics of oral epic poetry. Based upon pathbreaking fieldwork conducted in the s and s among oral epic singers of Bosnia, Croatia, and Serbia, Lord analyzes in impressive detail the techniques of oral composition in performance.

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