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Title Ancient literacies : the culture of reading in Greece and Rome / edited by William A. Johnson and Holt N. Parker
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
book jacket
 RCHSS Library  Z1003.5.G8 A53 2009    AVAILABLE    30560400576523
Descript xv, 430 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Writing, reading, public and private "literacies" : functional literacy and democratic literacy in Greece / 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 -- 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 -- 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
Subject Transmission of texts -- Greece
Transmission of texts -- Rome
Books and reading -- Greece
Books and reading -- Rome
Literacy -- Greece
Literacy -- Rome
Alt Author Johnson, William A. (William Allen), 1956-
Parker, Holt N
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