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The sound studies reader

Author: Jonathan Sterne
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Sound Studies Reader is a groundbreaking anthology blending recent work that self-consciously describes itself as 'sound studies' with earlier and lesser known scholarship on sound. The collection begins with an introduction to welcome novice readers to the field and acquaint them with key themes and concepts in sound studies. Individual section introductions give readers further background on the essays and an  Read more...
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(DLC) 2011052981
Print version:
Sound studies reader.
New York : Routledge, 2012
(DLC) 2011052981
(OCoLC)166361322
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Sterne
ISBN: 1135762287 9781135762285 9780203723647 0203723643
OCLC Number: 819379855
Description: 1 online resource (x, 566 pages)
Contents: 1. Sonic imaginations / Jonathan Sterne --
2. The auditory dimension / Don Ihde --
3. Noise: the political economy of music / Jacques Attali --
4. Contradicting media: toward a political phenomenology of listening / Jody Berland --
5. The three listening modes / Michael Chion --
6. Cassette sermons, aural modernities and the Islamic revival in Cairo / Charles Hirschkind --
7. The ontology of vibrational force / Steve Goodman --
8. Hearing aids and the history of electronics miniaturization / Mara Mills --
9. Following you: disciplines of listening in social media / Kate Crawford --
10. The soundscape / R. Murray Schafer --
11. The Walkman effect / Shuhei Hosokawa --
12. Sound, modernity and history / Emily Thompson --
13. No corner for the devil to hide / Richard Cullen Rath --
14. The soundproof study / John Picker --
15. Listening to machines: industrial noise, hearing loss and the cultural meaning of sound / Karin Bijsterveld --
16. An anthropologist underwater: immersive soundscapes, submarine cyborgs and transductive ethnography / Stefan Helmreich --
17. Ancient acoustic spaces / Barry Blesser and Linda-Ruth Salter --
18. The audio-visual iPod / Michael Bull --
19. The sound of music in the era of its electronic reproducibility / John Mowitt --
20. Four and a half film fallacies / Rick Altman --
21. Gramophone / Friedrich Kittler --
22. Fidelity versus intelligibility / James Lastra --
23. Shaping the synthesizer / Trevor Pinch and Frank Trocco --
24. The recording studio as fetish / Louise Meintjes --
25. The phonograph's new media publics / Lisa Gitelman --
26. Deadness: technologies of the intermundane / Jason Stanyek and Benjamin Piekut --
27. This is the voice of Algeria / Frantz Fanon --
28. Gender and early telephone culture / Michèle Martin --
29. Radio and the imagined community / Michelle Hilmes --
30. The telephonic uncanny and the problem of communication / John Durham Peters --
31. Cellular disability: consumption, design and access / Gerard Goggin --
32. Social transculturation, epistemologies of purification and the aural public sphere in Latin America / Ana María Ochoa Gautier --
33. Reading the sonoric landscape / Richard Leppert --
34. Music research and psychoacoustics / Georgina Born --
35. Noise of the avant-garde / Douglas Kahn --
36. Operating system for the redesign of sonic reality / Kodwo Eshun --
37. Starship Africa / Michael Veal --
38. Auditory relations / Brandon LaBelle --
39. Toward a feminist historiography of electronic music / Tara Rodgers --
40. The voice that keeps silence / Jacques Derrida --
41. The grain of the voice / Roland Barthes --
42. Desiring machines in black popular music / Alexander Weheliye --
43. Multiple voices / Adriana Cavarero --
44. Laughing machines / Jacob Smith --
45. The linguistics of the voice / Mladen Dolar.
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan Sterne.

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"The Sound Studies Reader is a groundbreaking anthology blending recent work that self-consciously describes itself as 'sound studies' with earlier and lesser known scholarship on sound. The collection begins with an introduction to welcome novice readers to the field and acquaint them with key themes and concepts in sound studies. Individual section introductions give readers further background on the essays and an extensive up to date bibliography for further reading in 'sound studies' make this an original and accessible guide to the field"--

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