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The Resource Silence in the land of logos, Silvia Montiglio

Silence in the land of logos, Silvia Montiglio

Label
Silence in the land of logos
Title
Silence in the land of logos
Statement of responsibility
Silvia Montiglio
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In ancient Greece, the spoken word connoted power, whether in the free speech accorded to citizens or in the voice of the poet, whose song was thought to know no earthly bounds. But how did silence fit into the mental framework of a society that valued speech so highly? Here Silvia Montiglio provides the first comprehensive investigation into silence as a distinctive and meaningful phenomenon in archaic and classical Greece. Arguing that the notion of silence is not a universal given but is rather situated in a complex network of associations and values, Montiglio seeks to establish general pr
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Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Montiglio, Silvia
Dewey number
880.9/38
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
PA3015.S52
LC item number
M66 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Greek literature
  • Silence in literature
  • Literature and anthropology
  • Literature and society
  • Greece
  • Silence
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Civilization
  • Greek literature
  • Silence in literature
  • Literature and anthropology
  • Literature and society
  • Silence
  • Greece
Label
Silence in the land of logos, Silvia Montiglio
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-307) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; A Note on Sources; Introduction; Chapter One: Religious Silence without an Ineffable God; Chapter Two: A Silent Body in a Sonorous World: Silence and Heroic Values in the Iliad; Chapter Three: The Poet's Voice against Silence; Chapter Four: "I Will Be Silent": Figures of Silence and Representations of Speaking in Athenian Oratory; Chapter Five: Words Staging Silence; Chapter Six: Silence and Tragic Destiny; Chapter Seven: Silence, a Herald of Death; Chapter Eight: Silence, Ruse, and Endurance: Odysseus and Beyond
Control code
51321039
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 313 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400823765
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
  • 10.1515/9781400823765
  • ebc617326
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt4qd
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51321039
Label
Silence in the land of logos, Silvia Montiglio
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-307) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; A Note on Sources; Introduction; Chapter One: Religious Silence without an Ineffable God; Chapter Two: A Silent Body in a Sonorous World: Silence and Heroic Values in the Iliad; Chapter Three: The Poet's Voice against Silence; Chapter Four: "I Will Be Silent": Figures of Silence and Representations of Speaking in Athenian Oratory; Chapter Five: Words Staging Silence; Chapter Six: Silence and Tragic Destiny; Chapter Seven: Silence, a Herald of Death; Chapter Eight: Silence, Ruse, and Endurance: Odysseus and Beyond
Control code
51321039
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 313 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400823765
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
  • 10.1515/9781400823765
  • ebc617326
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt4qd
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51321039

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