paremiography


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paroemiography, paremiography

1. the writing of proverbs.
2. the collecting of proverbs. — paroemiographer, n.
See also: Proverbs
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0: reading Calpurnius whole, non contenti exemplis saeculi vestri: intertextuality and the declamatory tradition in Calpurnius, problems of paremiography in Calpurnius, and metrical and accentual clausulae as evidence for the date and origin of Calpurnius.
To conduct our analysis, we begin with the observation that Erasmus's masterpiece, the Encomium Moriae (Paris, 1511), forms a sequel to his collection of adages and that there is no more attentive student of Erasmian paremiography than Moria or Folly herself, (1)
The 21 essays here celebrate his achievements with studies on such aspects as zipper stories, parody and political proverbs, some essentials on the popularity of American proverbs, Piedmontese proverbs, Bulgarian paremiography, proverbs and anti-proverbs as variations on the theme of racial and cultural intermingling in The Time of Our Singing, and Sergei Eisenstein's Aleksandr Nevsky as a case study of proverbs and the folk tale in Russian cinema.