Walter Ong on Orality and Literacy, The Frailest ThingWhile reading Orality and Literacy I was struck by the concept of secondary orality (11, 136-138). Secondary orality describes a return to orality brought about primarily by the advent of radio and television. ucd.ff.cuni.cz/UCDFF-537-version1.txtSb muzea. Supplementum II. Tábor 2004 Doubravka OLŠÁKOVÁ, Tíživé dědictví školy Annales aneb Francouzská „oral history“ ve služb aparátu. In: Soudobé dějiny 11, 2004, č. 3, s. 176–181 Walter ONG , Orality and Literacy. CW 2007: Session 8.2: Orality and Literacy 2.0...Later in life, Walter Ong (in “Information and/or Communication”) defined “secondary orality” as being an age where orality itself is accorded, through the machines made possible by writing and print, the permanence and. Walter J. Ong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediathe new dimensions of orality fostered by modern communication media that accentuate sound, which Ong calls secondary orality as it succeeds from, relies on, and coexists with writing» Media Ecology Machina MemorialisAnother point I would like to make is that all too often when we discuss the oral-to-visual shift Ong describes in his work, we simplify it to just three stages: orality , literacy, and secondary orality . What this oversimplification leaves out
An Historical Review of Ong There are many scholars who have followed Ong in asking this question, specifically as it relates to secondary orality . Nyiri Secondary orality is post-literal in the sense of being different from, but also rooted in, grafted upon, literacy. Thus secondary orality is certainly not identical with the orality of preliteral cultures - with primary orality , as Ong calls it. A Walter Ong Artifact Travels Through Media, Time paradox in this passage is inescapable. In these days of aggressive secondary orality , dead people now have having living voice. Ong notes that a text has the aura of accomplished death, later he develops this with quotations that Walter J. Ong Archives | Saint Louis University Libraries.... in the fields of orality and literacy studies. Ong is also known for his work in Renaissance literary and intellectual history and in contemporary culture, as well as for his more wide-ranging studies on the evolution of consciousness. Secondary Literacy | Notes from the Walter J. Ong CollectionFor other references to secondary visualism and secondary literacy, see both my post “Ong on Secondary Orality and Secondary Literacy” and Ong’s unpublished lecture “Secondary Orality and Secondary Visualism.