Oral Tradition Volume 11

Edited by John M. Foley

Volume 11 (1996)
Numbers 1 and 2

Number 1
A thematic issue on "Epics Along the Silk Roads"
Lauri Honko, Special Editor

Introduction: Epics along the Silk Roads: Mental Text, Performance, and Written Codification
Lauri Honko
Epic and Identity: National, Regional, Communal, Individual
Lauri Honko
Epos and National Identiy: Transformations and Incarnations
Lauri Harvhilahti
Transformations of Epic Time and Space: Creating the World's Creation in Kalevala-metric Poetry
Lotte Tarkka
The Present State of the Mongolian Epic and Some Topics for Future Research
Walther Heissig
G.J. Ramsteadt as a Recorder of Khalkha Epics
Harry HalXn
Kudaman: An Oral Epic in Palawan Highlands
Nicole Revel
The Mechanisms of Epic Plot and the Mongolian Geseriad
S. Ju. Nekljudov
From Classical to Postclassical: Changing Ideologies and Changing Epics in India
Petteri Koskikallio
Caucasian Epics: Textualist Principles in Publishing
Alla Alieva
Epics in the Oral Genre System of Tulunadu
B.A. Bibeka Rai

Number 2

Mary Ellen Brown
The Mechanism of the Ancient Ballad: William MotherwellÕs Explanation
Burton Raffel
Who Heard the Rhymes, and How: ShakespeareÕs Dramaturgical Signals
Robert Henke
Orality and Literacy in Commedia dellÕArte and the Shakespearean Clown
Erik Pihel
A Furified Freestyle: Homer and Hip Hop
Thomas A. Dubois
The Kalevala Received: From Printed Text to Oral Performance
J. Scott Miller
Early Voice Recordings of Japanese Storytelling
Leslie K Arnovick
"In Forme of Speche" is Anxiety: Orality in ChaucerÕs House of Fame
Bruce Louden
A Narrative Technique in Beowulf and Homeric Epic
R. Scott Garner
Ei Pote: A Note on Homeric Phraseology
Merritt Sale
In Defense of Milman Parry: Renewing the Oral Theory