epistolography


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epistolography

(ɪˌpɪstəˈlɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) the art, or practice, of letter-writing

epistolography

the art or practice of writing letters. — epistolographic, adj.
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See my Administrative Epistolography in the Formative Phase of the Neo-Babylonian Empire (Munster: Ugarit-Verlag, forthcoming], no.
48) Thus, when a woman entered a field of male dominance, such as finance or epistolography (as we see with Caerellia), and attempted to barter and traffic with men in these social economies, these heterosocial transactions roused worry about the motivations of both parties and often provoked censure because she could be one of the items trafficked.
I also earlier alluded to the importance of incorporating the Greek novel into the literature of the Empire and its numerous new (or newish) genres, such as epistolography, panegyrics, deictic oratory, revisions of Homer in quasi-fictional modes, (65) spiritual biographies, and ekphrastic displays.
It appears that he accepted influences, normal for a Byzantine writer, from types of language cultivated ad nauseam in medieval times: historiography, chronography, rhetoric, epistolography.
traditional epistolography even as it makes space for the e-pistolary on
In the description the author makes some important and interesting points with regards to the art of Malay epistolography which has a number of elements in the heading and preamble that evince local Sufi characteristics and practices.
And while no date of any sort seems a rather glaring omission, it was not out of conformity with the conventions or the style of a good deal of medieval epistolography.
The topics include linguistic identity in Graeco-Roman Egypt, bilingual papyrological archives, bilingualism in the papyri, multilingual archives and documents in post-conquest Egypt, early Coptic epistolography, language choice in the Qurra Dossier, and whether Aristophanes Son of Johannes was an eighth-century bilingual scribe.
Even if not all arguments are equally convincing, this volume is an essential introduction to the 'Letters of Chiori for everyone interested in epistolography, the ancient novel, and, on Malosse's new date for the 'Letters of Chiori, the Greek literature of the fourth century CE.
However, some private letters could also be crafted in the style of official diplomatic epistolography.
Kelly's view of Jerome as a resentful young ascetic by arguing that his criticism of his correspondents for not replying to his letters should be read as rhetoric of reproach firmly established in ancient epistolography.