Mark C. Amodio

December 11, 2007.

Mark Amodio, Professor of English at Vassar College, talks about his book: Writing the Oral Tradition: Poetics and Literate Culture in Medieval England, published by the University of Notre Dame Press. Hailed as "a major revision of oral theory" and "destined to reshape critical thinking about medieval poetry in English," Writing the Oral Tradition was selected as a Choice Outstanding Academic Book for 2005.

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2 comments:

T Hill said...

A brief clip advertising the Benjamin Bagley CD of his performance of Beowulf can be found at:http://www.bagbybeowulf.com/video/index.html

T Hill said...

Other web-based resources cited in the conversation:

Center for Studies in Oral Tradition

Oral Tradition (an open source peer-reviewed journal)

The Electronic Beowulf

See also the Labyrinth Library Old English resources page