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Phonographies : grooves in sonic Afro-modernity

Author: Alexander G Weheliye
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2005.
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Cultural study of the effects of sound technologies--from the phonograph to the Walkman--on African American literature, art, and music in the twentieth century


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Weheliye, Alexander G., 1968-
Durham : Duke University Press, 2005
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander G Weheliye
ISBN: 0822335778 9780822335771 0822335905 9780822335900 9780822386933 0822386933
OCLC Number: 57208301
Description: xii, 286 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Intro : It's beginning to feel like --
Hearing sonic Afro-modernity --
"I am I be" : a subject of sonic Afro-modernity --
In the mix --
Consuming sonic technologies --
Sounding diasporic citizenship --
Outro : thinking sound/sound thinking (slipping into the breaks remix).
Responsibility: Alexander G. Weheliye.
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