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The path of song

Subtitle:
semantic strategies in Iliad VIII
Abstract:

The Path of Song: Semantic Strategies in Iliad VIII is a continuous commentary to Book VIII of the Iliad, applying to this section of the poem a new aesthetic methodology developed primarily by the comparative scholar J. M. Foley. Termed 'traditional referentiality1, this methodology holds that oral traditional poetics is founded upon the duality of 'denotative' and 'connotative' levels of meaning, in which the semantic potential of any given element in the narrative, of any sort,...

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Pembroke College (University of Oxford)
Department:
Faculty of Classics
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Publication date:
2003
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602323383
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uuid:0e6834fd-8b77-4aa9-8916-561a4521a6f3
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English
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