John Miles Foley, Founding Editor

Albert B. Lord

Albert B. Lord (Harvard University, Emeritus) truly needs no introduction for anyone working in the field of oral tradition. His comparative research, especially The Singer of Tales (1960), in effect established the Oral Theory as a method subsequently applied to dozens of different traditions. He is near completion of a sequel to that landmark volume.

Articles by Albert B. Lord

Characteristics of Orality

Volume 2, Issue 1 (January, 1987)

Perspectives on Recent Work on the Oral Traditional Formula

Volume 1, Issue 3 (December, 1986)

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