The Classical Review (New Series)


Oral Poetry and Homer

John Miles Foley: The Theory of Oral Composition: History and Methodology. Pp. xv+170. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1988. $35 (paper, $9.95).

John Miles Foley (ed.): Comparative Research on Oral Traditions: a Memorial for Milman Parry. Pp. 597. Columbus, Ohio: Slavica, 1987. $29.95.

J. B. Hainswortha1

a1 New College, Oxford