Re: Oral Culture

In Article <Pine.SUN.3.90.940915002830.17556C-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
steven.meinking@xxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:

> Alan Sondheim inquired:
> "I would be interested to know, if you can describe it, how an oral
> culture plays out into theory, or does it? For books can also be
> problematic loci of power."
While not exactly relevant to your question, might I suggest that
Derrida's section on "the writing lesson" in Of Grammatology might help to
spark ways of looking at this question. I've read and enjoyed Ong,
Orality and Literacy, but I found Derrida very helpful on this issue.

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