Festschrift for John Miles Foley
  • Oral Tradition Journal: Festschrift for John Miles Foley This special issue of Oral Tradition is published in honor of John Miles Foley’s 65th birthday and 2011 retirement. The surprise Festschrift, guest-edited by Lori and Scott Garner entirely without his knowledge, celebrates John’s tremendous impact on studies in oral tradition through a series of essays contributed by his students from the University of Missouri-Columbia (1979-present) and from NEH Summer Seminars that he has directed (1987-1996).

Oral Tradition Volume 26, Number 2October 2011

Table of Contents

Editor's Column
by Joseph Falaky Nagy
Introduction and Tabula Gratulatoria
by Lori Ann Garner, R. Scott Garner
Juxtaposing Cogadh Gáedel re Gallaib with Orkneyinga saga
by Thomas A. DuBois
Toward an Ethnopoetically Grounded Edition of Homer’s Odyssey
by Steve Reece
Matija Murko, Wilhelm Radloff, and Oral Epic Studies
by Aaron Phillip Tate
“A Swarm in July”: Beekeeping Perspectives on the Old English Wið Ymbe Charm
by Lori Ann Garner, Kayla M. Miller
Cicero the Homerist
by Carolyn Higbie
Toward a Ritual Poetics: Dream of the Rood as a Case Study
by Heather Maring
Oral Tradition and Sappho
by R. Scott Garner
Ecompanion_small Variation within Limits: An Evolutionary Approach to the Structure and Dynamics of the Multiform
by Michael D. C. Drout
Leslie Marmon Silko and Simon J. Ortiz: Pathways to the Tradition
by Dave Henderson
“Stricken to Silence”: Authoritative Response, Homeric Irony, and the Peril of a Missed Language Cue
by Andrew E. Porter
Vernacular Phrasal Display: Towards the Definition of a Form
by Adam Brooke Davis
The Role of Memory in the Tradition Represented by the Deuteronomic History and the Book of Chronicles
by Raymond F. Person, Jr.
Memory on Canvas: Commedia dell’Arte as a Model for Homeric Performance
by Timothy W. Boyd
Ecompanion_small Changing Traditions and Village Development in Kalotaszentkirály
by Wayne Kraft
  • Further Explorations

Communication Then and Now
by Bruce E. Shields
Ecompanion_small Remix: Pathways of the Mind
by Morgan E. Grey
A Personal Appreciation: How John Miles Foley Laid the Foundation for My Life in an Ashram
by Ward Parks
Annotated Bibliography of Works by John Miles Foley
by R. Scott Garner
About the Authors

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