Poetry and Culture in Middle Kingdom Egypt - A Dark Side to Perfection - R.B. Parkinson

Poetry and Culture in Middle Kingdom Egypt - A Dark Side to Perfection - R.B. Parkinson

3. Text and Intertext

Poetry and Culture in Middle Kingdom Egypt - A Dark Side to Perfection - R.B. Parkinson

R.B. Parkinson [+-]
University of Oxford
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Professor of Egyptology; Fellow of The Queen’s College and formerly Former Assistant Keeper,Ancient Egyptian pharaonic culture in the Department: Ancient Egypt and Sudan at the British Museum

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This chapter looks at the many problems of assessing the oral and written contexts of ancient literature. Topics discussed include: - possible strategies for determining the date of a text - ancient attitudes to text - New Kingdom manuscripts - oral and written prototypes - intertextuality

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Parkinson, R.B.. 3. Text and Intertext. Poetry and Culture in Middle Kingdom Egypt - A Dark Side to Perfection. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 45-63 Dec 2010. ISBN 9781845537708. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=22514. Date accessed: 20 Sep 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.22514. Dec 2010

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