John Miles Foley, Founding Editor

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In Memoriam
John Miles Foley
January 22, 1947—May 3, 2012

  • Oral Tradition Journal: Festschrift for John Miles Foley 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 in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
  • Basque Special Issue
  • Bob Dylan’s Performance Artistry
  • Performance Literature (2)
  • Performance Literature (1)
  • Synopses of Oral Traditions (2)
  • Synopses of Oral Traditions (1)
  • Chinese Oral Traditions
  • Hebrew Oral Traditions
  • Native American Oral Traditions: Collaboration and Interpretation
  • South Asian Oral Traditions
  • Epics Along the Silk Roads
  • African Oral Tradition
  • Serbo-Croatian Oral Tradition
  • South Pacific Oral Traditions
  • Arabic Oral Traditions
  • Festschrift for Walter J. Ong
No_ecompanion Rahner on Sprachregelung: Regulation of Language? Of Speech?
by Frans Jozef van Beeck
No_ecompanion A Remark on Silence and Listening
by Paolo Valesio
No_ecompanion Orality and Literacy in Matter and Form: Ben Franklin’s Way to Wealth
by Thomas J. Steele
No_ecompanion Speech Is the Body of the Spirit: The Oral Hermeneutic in the Writings of Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy
by Harold M. Stahmer
No_ecompanion Peter Ramus, Walter Ong, and the Tradition of Humanistic Learning
by Peter Sharratt
No_ecompanion Orality and Textuality in Medieval Castilian Prose
by Dennis P. Seniff
No_ecompanion The Complexity of Oral Tradition
by Bruce A. Rosenberg
No_ecompanion Two Functions of Social Discourse: From Lope de Vega to Miguel de Cervantes
by Elias L. Rivers
No_ecompanion The Ramist Style of John Udall: Audience and Pictorial Logic in Puritan Sermon and Controversy
by John G. Rechtien
No_ecompanion Orality-Literacy Studies and the Unity of the Human Race
by Walter J. Ong
No_ecompanion Literacy, Commerce, and Catholicity: Two Contexts of Change and Invention
by Randolph F. Lumpp
No_ecompanion Characteristics of Orality
by Albert B. Lord
No_ecompanion “Voice” and “Address” in Literary Theory
by William J. Kennedy
No_ecompanion The Harmony of Time in Paradise Lost
by Robert Kellogg
No_ecompanion The Authority of the Word in St. John’s Gospel: Charismatic Speech, Narrative Text, Logocentric Metaphysics
by Werner H. Kelber
No_ecompanion The Cosmic Myths of Homer and Hesiod
by Eric A. Havelock
No_ecompanion Man, Muse, and Story: Psychohistorical Patterns in Oral Epic Poetry
by John Miles Foley
No_ecompanion Early Christian Creeds and Controversies in the Light of the Orality-Literacy Hypothesis
by Thomas J. Farrell
No_ecompanion The Making of the Novel and the Evolution of Consciousness
by Ruth El Saffar
No_ecompanion Coming of Age in the Global Village
by James M. Curtis

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