September 1994
Estudios Sobre las Culturas Contemporáneas;sep1994, Vol. 6 Issue 18, p83
Academic Journal
In this article, the author analyses the transformations of the oral communication in contemporary societies “specially in Latin America” through the emergence of the writing culture and the eruption of the audio-visual culture and video culture. The static and ahistorical conception of the oral tradition is critical discussed. She points out the need to study the oral cultures in their interaction with the writing and audio-visual cultures nowadays.


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