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Ong, Walter J.

Overview
Works: 154 works in 754 publications in 15 languages and 17,974 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  History  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other
Classifications: P106, 401
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Orality and literacy : the technologizing of the word by Walter J Ong( Book )

217 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 2,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the blurb: Profound changes in thought processes and in personality and social structures were brought about by the invention of writing and the transformation from one stage of consciousness to another: from primary oral cultures to literate ones. Walter Ong here surveys and interprets the extensive work done during the last few decades, by himself and others, on the differences between orality and literacy
The presence of the word : some prolegomena for cultural and religious history by Walter J Ong( Book )

50 editions published between 1967 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramus, method, and the decay of dialogue; from the art of discourse to the art of reason by Walter J Ong( Book )

46 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and Dutch and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Renaissance logician, philosopher, humanist, and teacher, Peter Ramus (1515-1572) is best known for his attack on Aristotelian logic, his radical pedagogical theories, and his new interpretation of the cannons of rhetoric. His work, published in Latin and translated into many languages, has influenced the study of Renaissance literature, rhetoric, education, logic, and - more recently - media studies." "A canonical text for enthusiasts of media, Renaissance literature, and intellectual history, Ramus, Method, and the Decay of Dialogue is a review of the history of Ramist scholarship and his quarrels with Aristotle. A key influence on Marshall McLuhan, with whom Ong enjoys the status of honorary guru among technophiles, this study remains the most detailed account of Ramus's method ever published."--Jacket
Rhetoric, romance, and technology; studies in the interaction of expression and culture by Walter J Ong( Book )

28 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interfaces of the word : studies in the evolution of consciousness and culture by Walter J Ong( Book )

25 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The barbarian within, and other fugitive essays and studies by Walter J Ong( Book )

17 editions published between 1954 and 1968 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays are critical explorations of literature, contemporary culture, and religion by a Jesuit priest
Knowledge and the future of man : an international symposium by Walter J Ong( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fighting for life : contest, sexuality, and consciousness by Walter J Ong( Book )

29 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hopkins, the self, and God by Walter J Ong( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General Manley Hopkins was not alone among Victorians in his attention to the human self and to the particularities of things in the world around him, where he savoured the 'selving or 'inscape' of each individual existent. But the intensity of his interest in the self, as a focus of exuberant joy as well as sometimes of anguish, both in his poetry and his prose, marks him out as unique even among his contemporaries. In these studies Professor Ong explores some previously unexamined reasons for Hopkins' uniqueness, including unsuspected connections between nineteenth-century sensibility and certain substructures of Christian belief.Hopkins was less interested in self-discovery or self-concept than in what might be called the confrontational or obtrusive self - the 'I,' ultimately nameless, that each person wakes up to in the morning to find simply there, directly or indirectly present in every moment of consciousness. Hopkins' concern with the self grew out of a nineteenth-century sensibility which was to give birth to modernity and postmodernity, and which in his case as a Jesuit was especially nourished by the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius Loyola, concerned at root with the self, free choice, and free self-giving. It was also nourished by the Christian belief in the Three Persons in One God, central to Hopkins' theology courses and personal speculation, and very notable in the Special Exercises. Hopkins appropriated and intensified his Christian beliefs with new nineteenth-century awareness: he writes of the 'selving' in God of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Hopkins' pastoral work, particularly in the confessional, dealing directly with other selves in terms of their free decisions, also gave further force to his preoccupation with the self and freedom. 'What I do,' he writes, 'is me.'Besides being concerned with
American Catholic crossroads; religious-secular encounters in the modern world by Walter J Ong( Book )

16 editions published between 1959 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontiers in American Catholicism; essays on ideology and culture by Walter J Ong( Book )

17 editions published between 1957 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darwin's vision and Christian perspectives by Walter J Ong( Book )

8 editions published between 1960 and 1981 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faith and contexts by Walter J Ong( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Ong reader : challenges for further inquiry by Walter J Ong( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scholae in liberales artes by Petrus Ramus( Book )

15 editions published in 1970 in 3 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why talk? : a conversation about language with Walter J. Ong by Wayne Altree( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1993 in Italian and English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collectaneae praefationes, epistolae, orationes by Petrus Ramus( Book )

11 editions published in 1969 in Latin and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of Ong and media ecology : essays in communication, composition and literary studies( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each of the essays in this collection builds on the scholarship or ideas of Walter J. Ong, S.J., and, in so doing, suggests fruitfulavenues of exploration for contemporary scholars. Taken as a whole, these essays call attention to human expression and expressiveness - orality, writing, print, visual imagery: the whole variety of human communication. Grounded in disciplines ranging from anthropology to literature, the essays both show the increasing value of Ong's thought and the wonderful contribution it makes to understanding human life
Realizing Catholicism : faith, learning and the future by Walter J Ong( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The presence of the word : some prolegomena for cultural and religious history
Alternative Names
Jackson Ong, Walter 1912-2003

Ong, Walter.

Ong, Walter 1912-2003

Ong, Walter J. 1912-2003

Ong, Walter Jackson.

Ong, Walter Jackson 1912-2003

Walter J. Ong Amerikaans antropoloog (1912-2003)

Walter J. Ong religioso, antropologo e filosofo statunitense

Walter J. Ong US-amerikanischer katholischer Geistlicher, Literaturwissenschaftler, Medientheoretiker

Walter Jackson Ong

Онг, Уолтер

オング, ウォルター・J

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The presence of the word : some prolegomena for cultural and religious historyRamus, method, and the decay of dialogue; from the art of discourse to the art of reasonFaith and contextsAn Ong reader : challenges for further inquiryWalter Ong's contributions to cultural studies : the phenomenology of the word and I-thou communicationLanguage, culture, and identity : the legacy of Walter J. Ong, S.J.Constant motion : Ongian hermeneutics and the shifting ground of early modern understanding