Orality and literacy: the technologizing of the word

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Methuen, 1982 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 201 pages
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User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

Infuriatingly circular. Oh, Ong, you made some good points, but this read surprisingly pretentious considering the subject matter. You're writing about a people who had not concept of a dictionary ... Read full review

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User Review  - Hana Tandjung - Goodreads

You know, I kinda feeL Like read this book...hmmm...not exactLy, it was more Like 'rushing'. And stiLL...hard to digest, Sorry Ong. Read full review


Thc orality of language
The modern discovery of primary oral cultures
Some psychodynamics of orality

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Walter J. Ong, SJ (1912-2003) was professor at St. Louis University and an internationally renowned scholar of rhetorical theory and history. He is the author of numerous books, including "In the Human Grain: Further Explorations of Contemporary Culture" and "Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word.

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