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Keywords in sound

Author: David Novak; Matt Sakakeeny
Publisher: Durham ; London : Duke University Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In twenty essays on subjects such as noise, acoustics, music, and silence, "Keywords in Sound" presents a definitive resource for sound studies, and a compelling argument for why studying sound matters. Each contributor details their keyword's intellectual history, outlines its role in cultural, social and political discourses, and suggests possibilities for further research. "Keywords in Sound" charts the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Terminology
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Keywords in sound
(OCoLC)1240256003
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Novak; Matt Sakakeeny
ISBN: 9780822359036 0822359030 9780822358893 0822358891
OCLC Number: 885231605
Description: 260 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Acoustemology / Steven Feld --
Acoustics / Benjamin Steege --
Body / Deborah Kapchan --
Deafness / Mara Mills --
Echo / Mark M. Smith --
Hearing / Jonathan Sterne --
Image / John Mowitt --
Language / David Samuels and Thomas Porcello --
Listening / Tom Rice --
Music / Matt Sakakeeny --
Noise / David Novak --
Phonography / Patrick Feaster --
Radio / Daniel Fisher --
Religion / Charles Hirschkind --
Resonance / Veit Erlmann --
Silence / Ana María Ochoa --
Space / Andrew Eisenberg --
Synthesis / Tara Rodgers --
Transduction / Stefan Helmreich --
Voice / Amanda Weidman.
Responsibility: David Novak and Matt Sakakeeny, editors.

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Keywords in Sound defines the field of sound studies and provides a comprehensive conceptual apparatus for why studying sound matters. Each essay includes the keyword's intellectual history, a  Read more...

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