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Context and Subjectivity in Sound Effects Captioning

Sean Zdenek

in Reading Sounds: Closed-Captioned Media and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226312644
eISBN:
9780226312811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226312811.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores how sounds acquire meaning in specific audiovisual contexts. Even if we know, in raw technical terms, what a sound is – where it comes from, who or what made it, how to ... More


Producing Perspective in Radio

in Theater of the Mind: Imagination, Aesthetics, and American Radio Drama

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226853505
eISBN:
9780226853529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226853529.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1930s, dramatists created radio plays that evoked spatial and temporal structures in the mind by relying on a set of sonorous marks that could inform auditors where they “were” and signify ... More


Honeymoon Shocker

in Theater of the Mind: Imagination, Aesthetics, and American Radio Drama

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226853505
eISBN:
9780226853529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226853529.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During World War II, American radio started to earn the monicker “theater of the mind” as psychological themes filled the airwaves and new techniques were developed to convey them. Although many ... More


Theater of the Mind: Imagination, Aesthetics, and American Radio Drama

Neil Verma

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226853505
eISBN:
9780226853529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226853529.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

For generations, fans and critics have characterized classic American radio drama as a “theater of the mind,” a characterization which this book unpacks by recasting the radio play as an aesthetic ... More


Introduction: What Is the “Theater of the Mind”?

in Theater of the Mind: Imagination, Aesthetics, and American Radio Drama

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226853505
eISBN:
9780226853529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226853529.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The saying “Radio, the Theater of the Mind” has been so consistently associated with radio drama that it often serves as a synonym for the genre, if not the entire medium. Some historians associate ... More


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