John Miles Foley, Founding Editor

Oral Tradition Volume 4, Number 3October 1989


Table of Contents

Song, Ritual, and Commemoration in Early Greek Poetry and Tragedy
by Charles Segal
Oral Verse-Making in Homer’s Odyssey
by William C. Scott
Formulaic Diction in Kazakh Epic Poetry
by Karl Reichl
Improvisation in Hungarian Ethnic Dancing: An Analog to Oral Verse Composition
by Wayne Kraft
“Beowulf Was Not There”: Compositional Aspects of Beowulf, Lines 1299b-1301
by Michael D. Cherniss
Review
The Wisdom of the Outlaw: The Boyhood Deeds of Finn in Gaelic Narrative Tradition, Joseph Falaky Nagy

by Vincent A. Dunn

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