Revising Oral Theory: Formulaic Composition in Old English and Old Icelandic Verse

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Psychology Press, 1998 - Literary Criticism - 133 pages
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With contributions from over 100 scholars, the Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Nineteenth Centry provides essays on the careers, works, and backgrounds of more than 100 nineteenth-century poets. It also provides entries on specialized categories of twentieth-century verse such as hymns, folk ballads, spirituals, Civil War songs, and Native American poetry. Besides presenting essential factual information, each entry amounts to an in-depth critical essay, and includes a bibliography that directs readers to other works by and about a particular poet.
  

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Contents

Fixed and flexible levels in syndetic formulas
3
Flexible formulas systems and strategies in the Old English
35
Flexible formulas systems strategies and themes in
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A survey of oralformulaic criticism of Eddic poetry
85
Bibliography 11
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Index
127
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Gilles Pijaudier-Cabot is a Professor at Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France.
Bruno Gerard is a researcher at OXAND, France.
Paul Acker is a researcher at Lafarge, France.

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