Literary Medieval Criticism

Homeric Voices: Discourse, Memory, Gender by Elizabeth Minchin

By Elizabeth Minchin

Homeric Voices is a learn, from a compositional standpoint, of the big speeches and exchanges of speech that Homer depicts in his songs. Drawing on learn in sociolinguistics, discourse research, and cognitive psychology, Elizabeth Minchin considers the phrases that Homer attributes to his characters from views, as cognitive and as social phenomena. She asks how the poet labored with reminiscence to generate the speech kinds that he
represents; and the way Homeric speech constructs and divulges the social hierarchies which are certain up with age, prestige, and gender - with specific curiosity in gender - on the planet of the poems.

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