Linguistics 103

Language Structure and Verbal Art


Natural Narrative


Narrative Analysis: Oral Versions of Personal Experience (Labov & Waletzsky)

Formulaic Structure


The Singer Of Tales

Speech Acts and the Logic of Conversation





Selections from the Song of Roland


Introduction (pp. 1-21) to Owen's 1990 Translation


Section A: Sayers 1957

Section A: Sisson 1983

Section A: Burgess 1990


Section B: Terry 1965

Section B: Wright 1960

Section B: Brault 1978


Section C: Moncrieff 1906

Section C: O'Hagan 1880

Section C: Owen 1990


Complete Text of the Roland in Old French