The Idea of the Library in the Ancient World

  title={The Idea of the Library in the Ancient World},
  author={Yun Lee Too},
Introduction ORIGINS: THE DIACHRONIC PERSPECTIVE 1. The Birth of A Library 2. Library Catalogues: From Literary Description to Literary Self-Description FORMS OF THE LIBRARY 3. The Breathing Library: Performing Cultural Memories 4. The Library (as) Book: The Fantasy of the Total Text 5. The Library of Universal History: Diodorus Siculus and Literary Cosmopolitanism MEMORIES 6. Inside and Outside of the Library: The Memory of Canon PHYSICALITIES 7. Picture Libraries: Statues among the Books 8… CONTINUE READING