John Miles Foley, Founding Editor

Oral Tradition Volume 11, Number 2October 1996


Table of Contents

The Mechanism of the Ancient Ballad: William Motherwell’s Explanation
by Mary Ellen Brown
Who Heard the Rhymes, and How: Shakespeare’s Dramaturgical Signals
by Burton Raffel
Orality and Literacy in the Commedia dell’Arte and the Shakespearean Clown
by Robert Henke
A Furified Freestyle: Homer and Hip Hop
by Erik Pihel
The Kalevala Received: From Printed Text to Oral Performance
by Thomas A. DuBois
Early Voice Recordings of Japanese Storytelling
by J. Scott Miller
“In Forme of Speche” is Anxiety: Orality in Chaucer’s House of Fame
by Leslie K. Arnovick
A Narrative Technique in Beowulf and Homeric Epic
by Bruce Louden
Ei Pote: A Note on Homeric Phraseology
by R. Scott Garner
In Defense of Milman Parry: Renewing the Oral Theory
by William Merrit Sale

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