Barr, David Lawrence. “The Apocalypse of John As Oral Enactment.” Interpretation 40 (1986): 243-56.
“The original audience encountered (Apoc) as an aural experience (1:3) and that experience determined both the way the Apoc. was structured and the meaning the auditors found in it.”
Quoted from Wood, Structure, p. 13 n. 37.