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John Miles Foley Is a scholar of comparative oral tradition, medieval and Old English Literature (particularly Beowulf), Ancient Greek (especially Homer) and Serbian epic. He is the founder of the academic journal Oral Tradition and the Center for Studies in Oral Tradition at the University of Missouri, where he is Curators' Professor of Classical Studies and English and W. H. Byler Endowed Chair in the Humanities. Visiting Scholars | Textual Studies Program - University of Washington Foley is generally regarded as the world’s foremost authority on the subject of comparative oral traditions UVic Events Calendar - day view

In addition to providing the infrastructure for the comparatively new academic discipline of oral tradition by means of organizing conferences, producing the first bibliography, history and methodological guide and classroom textbook on the subject, his principal contributions have been the study of oral traditional performance in the field, and the application of those observations both to ancient texts and to the emerging secondary orality of the Internet.

He teaches in the departments of Classical Studies (of which he was chair from 1996—1999), including both literature and language, English ( Anglo-Saxon language and Beowulf) , and German and Russian Studies (Slavic languages and literature). [1] Additionally, he has been an adjunct professor of Anthropology since 1992.

Foley is also founding Director of the Center for eResearch, which fosters cross-disciplinary internet-related research, [2]. He has written or edited twenty books, and authored upwards of 160 scholarly articles.Current Reviews for Academic Libraries did a retrospective of his work in 2001 Additionally, he edits two series of books (Lord Studies in Oral Tradition, at Garland, and Voices in Performance and Text, at the University of Illinois Press)[3]

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Total Books: 12
Oral Tradition and the Internet Pathways of the Mind
How to Read an Oral Poem
2002 - How to Read an Oral Poem (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780252027703
ISBN-10: 0252027701
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How to Read an Oral Poem
2002 - How to Read an Oral Poem (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780252070822
ISBN-10: 0252070828
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
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Homer's Traditional Art
1999 - Homer's Traditional Art (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780271028101
ISBN-10: 0271028106
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Homer's Traditional Art
1999 - Homer's Traditional Art (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780271018706
ISBN-10: 0271018704
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Singer of Tales in Performance
1995 - The Singer of Tales in Performance [Voices in Performance and Text] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780253209313
ISBN-10: 0253209315
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
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The Singer of Tales in Performance
1995 - The Singer of Tales in Performance [Voices in Performance and Text] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780253322258
ISBN-10: 0253322251
Genres: Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
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Traditional Oral Epic The Odyssey Beowulf and the Serbo-Croatian Return Song
Immanent Art From Structure to Meaning in Traditional Oral Epic
1991 - Immanent Art From Structure to Meaning in Traditional Oral Epic (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780253322166
ISBN-10: 0253322162
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Traditional Oral Epic The Odyssey Beowulf and the Serbo-Croatian Return Song
The Theory of Oral Composition History and Methodology
1988 - The Theory of Oral Composition History and Methodology [Folkloristics] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780253342607
ISBN-10: 0253342600
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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The Theory of Oral Composition History and Methodology
1988 - The Theory of Oral Composition History and Methodology [Folkloristics] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780253204653
ISBN-10: 0253204658
Genre: Nonfiction
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