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Title: Sound metaphor : functions of wordplays in ancient Egypt
Author: Shirakawa, Emi
Awarding Body: University of Liverpool
Current Institution: University of Liverpool
Date of Award: 2008
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Abstract:
The nature of the Egyptian texts has been understood as pure written compositions - written to be read privately or quietly such as novels in modern societies - for many years. They, however, seem to contain an oral context, which appeal as a verbal art. The relationship between an action (performance) and speech was fundamental in culture, where literature was orally performed. Words can be an action in themselves during performance.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.501586  DOI: Not available
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