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The Resource Ancient literacies : the culture of reading in Greece and Rome, edited by William A. Johnson and Holt N. Parker, (electronic resource)

Ancient literacies : the culture of reading in Greece and Rome, edited by William A. Johnson and Holt N. Parker, (electronic resource)

Label
Ancient literacies : the culture of reading in Greece and Rome
Title
Ancient literacies
Title remainder
the culture of reading in Greece and Rome
Statement of responsibility
edited by William A. Johnson and Holt N. Parker
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
List of Illustrations Abbreviations List of Contributors 1. Introduction PART I Situating Literacies 2. Writing, Reading, Public and Private "Literacies": Functional Literacy and Democratic Literacy in Greece 3. Literacy or Literacies in Ancient Rome? 4. Reading, Hearing, and Looking at Ephesos 5. The Anecdote: Exploring the Boundaries between Oral and Literate Performance in the Second Sophistic 6. Situating Literacy at Rome PART II Books and Texts 7. The Corrupted Boy and the Crowned Poet or the Material Reality and the Symbolic Status of the Literary Book at Rome 8. The Impermanent Text in Catullus and Other Roman Poets 9. Books and Reading Latin Poetry PART III Institutions and Communities 10. Papyrological Evidence for Book Collections and Libraries in the Roman Empire 11. Bookshops in the Literary Culture of Rome 12. Literary Literacy in Roman Pompeii: the Case of Virgil's Aeneid 13. Constructing Elite Reading Communities in the High Empire PART IV Bibliographical Essay 14. Literacy Studies in Classics: The Last Twenty Years PART V Epilogue 15. Why Literacy Matters, Then and Now (May 30, 2006) Index locorum General Index
Dewey number
302.2/24409495
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1956-
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  • Johnson, William A.
  • Parker, Holt N
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  • Transmission of texts
  • Transmission of texts
  • Books and reading
  • Books and reading
  • Literacy
  • Literacy
Label
Ancient literacies : the culture of reading in Greece and Rome, edited by William A. Johnson and Holt N. Parker, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Situating literacy at Rome
  • Thomas Habinek
  • The corrupted boy and the crowned poet : or, the material reality and the symbolic status of the literary book at Rome
  • Florence Dupont
  • The impermament text in Catullus and other Roman poets
  • Joseph Farrell
  • Books and reading Latin poetry
  • Holt N. Parker
  • Papyrological evidence for book collections and libraries in the Roman empire
  • George W. Houston
  • Writing, reading, public and private "literacies" : functional literacy and democratic literacy in Greece
  • Bookshops in the literary culture of Rome
  • Peter White
  • Literary literacy in Roman Pompeii : the case of Vergil's Aeneid
  • Kristina Milnor
  • Constructing elite reading communities in the high empire
  • William A. Johnson
  • Literacy studies in classics : the last twenty years
  • Shirley Werner
  • Why literacy matters, then and now
  • David R. Olson
  • Rosalind Thomas
  • Literacy or literacies in Rome?
  • Greg Woolf
  • Reading, hearing, and looking at Ephesos
  • Barbara Burrell
  • The anecdote : exploring the boundaries between oral and literate performance in the second sophistic
  • Simon Goldhill
Control code
ocn311051952
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 430 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281930927
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786611930929
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)311051952
Label
Ancient literacies : the culture of reading in Greece and Rome, edited by William A. Johnson and Holt N. Parker, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Situating literacy at Rome
  • Thomas Habinek
  • The corrupted boy and the crowned poet : or, the material reality and the symbolic status of the literary book at Rome
  • Florence Dupont
  • The impermament text in Catullus and other Roman poets
  • Joseph Farrell
  • Books and reading Latin poetry
  • Holt N. Parker
  • Papyrological evidence for book collections and libraries in the Roman empire
  • George W. Houston
  • Writing, reading, public and private "literacies" : functional literacy and democratic literacy in Greece
  • Bookshops in the literary culture of Rome
  • Peter White
  • Literary literacy in Roman Pompeii : the case of Vergil's Aeneid
  • Kristina Milnor
  • Constructing elite reading communities in the high empire
  • William A. Johnson
  • Literacy studies in classics : the last twenty years
  • Shirley Werner
  • Why literacy matters, then and now
  • David R. Olson
  • Rosalind Thomas
  • Literacy or literacies in Rome?
  • Greg Woolf
  • Reading, hearing, and looking at Ephesos
  • Barbara Burrell
  • The anecdote : exploring the boundaries between oral and literate performance in the second sophistic
  • Simon Goldhill
Control code
ocn311051952
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 430 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281930927
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786611930929
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)311051952

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