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The Resource Verbal Dueling in Heroic Narrative : the Homeric and Old English Traditions

Verbal Dueling in Heroic Narrative : the Homeric and Old English Traditions

Label
Verbal Dueling in Heroic Narrative : the Homeric and Old English Traditions
Title
Verbal Dueling in Heroic Narrative
Title remainder
the Homeric and Old English Traditions
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This work is a rare cross-cultural study of one of the most universal dialogic genres: heroic flyting, or the verbal duel in which the heroes, prior to physical combat, make boastful claims that must be backed up through action in the arena of public contesting. Long recognized as an elemental behavioral paradigm in human consciousness, the contest has only recently emerged as a factor in the formation of Western intellectual traditions and modes of discourse. In presenting the verbal duel as a literary expression of the contest, Ward Parks shows how flyting interfaces words and physical ac
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Parks, Wards
Dewey number
829.1
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR205
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Homer
  • Epic poetry, English (Old)
  • Comparative literature
  • Comparative literature
  • Epic poetry, Greek
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • Civilization, Anglo-Saxon, in literature
  • Dueling in literature
  • Heroes in literature
  • Speech in literature
  • Rhetoric, Medieval
  • Rhetoric, Ancient
  • Dialogue
  • Homer
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Civilization, Anglo-Saxon, in literature
  • Comparative literature
  • Comparative literature
  • Dialogue
  • Dueling in literature
  • Epic poetry, English (Old)
  • Epic poetry, Greek
  • Heroes in literature
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • Rhetoric, Ancient
  • Rhetoric, Medieval
  • Speech in literature
  • Technique
Label
Verbal Dueling in Heroic Narrative : the Homeric and Old English Traditions
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Introduction; Conclusion Contest and Culture
Control code
884013079
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (251 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400860883
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt734tgn
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884013079
Label
Verbal Dueling in Heroic Narrative : the Homeric and Old English Traditions
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Introduction; Conclusion Contest and Culture
Control code
884013079
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (251 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400860883
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt734tgn
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884013079

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