John Miles Foley, Founding Editor

Oral Tradition Volume 23, Number 1March 2008

Table of Contents

Of Time, Honor, and Memory: Oral Law in Albania
by Fatos Tarifa
Narrative Structure and Political Construction: The Epic at Work
by Florence Goyet
The Authority of the Spoken Word: Speech Acts in Mark Twain’s A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
by Marie Nelson
A Spanish Bishop Remembers the Future: Oral Traditions and Purgatory in Julian of Toledo
by Nancy P. Stork
When the Text Becomes the Teller: Apuleius and the Metamorphoses
by Susan Gorman
From Journalism to Gypsy Folk Song: The Road to Orality of an English Ballad
by Tom Pettitt
De-composition in Popular Elizabethan Playtexts: A Revalidation of the Multiple Versions of Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet
by Lene Petersen
Welsh Saints’ Lives as Legendary Propaganda
by Owain Edwards
Context and the Emerging Story: Improvised Performance in Oral and Literate Societies
by Thérèse de Vet

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