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Gifts of the gab: Quotation, copyright, and the making of Irish modernism, 1891-1922
"Gifts of the Gab" argues that quotation is the signature expression of late metrocolonial Ireland. The timespan flagged in the title reiterates the familiar periodization of the Irish literary field in the late nineteenth ...
De homeri ingenio aspects of oral-formulaic composition in The Iliad
This dissertation combines a computational study of low-level structural patterns in the poetry of the Iliad with a general theory of oral-formulaic composition that both explains the origin of such structures and argues ...