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

Contents

Thc orality of language
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The modern discovery of primary oral cultures
16
Some psychodynamics of orality
31
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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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