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Sound Studies Meets Deaf Studies

Michele Friedner and Stefan Helmreich

in Sounding the Limits of Life: Essays in the Anthropology of Biology and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164809
eISBN:
9781400873869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164809.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines “sound” and “hearing” in relation to silence and deafness. Sound studies and Deaf studies would seem, at first perception, to operate in worlds apart. Sound studies privileges ... More


Germany in the Loud Twentieth Century: An Introduction

Florence Feiereisen and Alexandra Merley Hill (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199759392
eISBN:
9780199918911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759392.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The increasing popularity of the field of Sound Studies marks the sonic turn in cultural studies since the millennium. This compilation draws on a number of diverse fields, including journalism, ... More


Reading Sounds: Closed-Captioned Media and Popular Culture

Sean Zdenek

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226312644
eISBN:
9780226312811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226312811.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Situated at the intersection of a number of competing discourses and perspectives, closed captioning offers a key location for exploring the rhetoric of disability in the age of digital media. ... More


Sounds: The Ambient Humanities

John Mowitt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520284623
eISBN:
9780520960404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284623.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book is a study of sounds that aims to write the resonance and response they call for. It seeks to critique existing models in the expanding field of sound studies and draw attention to sound as ... More


Other Entanglements

Simone Tosoni and Trevor Pinch

in Entanglements: Conversations on the Human Traces of Science, Technology, and Sound

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035279
eISBN:
9780262336550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035279.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The final chapter of the book discusses Trevor Pinch’s more recent works, and addresses three main topics. The first one is the topic of selling, on which the author returns after the mid ‘80s works ... More


Introduction: Squawking

John Mowitt

in Sounds: The Ambient Humanities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520284623
eISBN:
9780520960404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284623.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the emergence of sound studies. According to Trevor Pinch and Karin Bijsterveld, editors of “Sound Studies: New Technologies and Music,” “Sound Studies is an ... More


Timing Is Everything: Sandrini’s Stutter and the Representability of Time

Nilo Couret

in Mock Classicism: Latin American Film Comedy, 1930-1960

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296848
eISBN:
9780520969162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296848.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The modernization of an increasingly urban and industrial Argentina and the effect of modernity on the experience of time provide a backdrop for my discussion of the films of Luis Sandrini. More ... More


Belliphonic Sounds and Indoctrinated Ears: The Elements of Wartime Audition

J. Martin Daughtry

in Listening to War: Sound, Music, Trauma, and Survival in Wartime Iraq

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199361496
eISBN:
9780199361533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361496.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter offers a selective taxonomy of belliphonic sound during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Four types of wartime sounds—vehicular, communications, civilian, and sounds caused by weapons—are ... More


Driving in Control

Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs, and Gijs Mom

in Sound and Safe: A History of Listening Behind the Wheel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199925698
eISBN:
9780199350155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925698.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Psychology of Music

This chapter sets the stage by claiming that the relative silence in our noise-controlled cars secludes us from the world, while the sound of car radio, warning signals and other audio information ... More


Introduction

James G. Mansell

in The Age of Noise in Britain: Hearing Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040672
eISBN:
9780252099113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040672.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter outlines what early twentieth-century Britons meant when they referred to their “age of noise”. It situates the book in the field of sound studies and especially historical ... More


The Call of the Screen: Niní Marshall and the Radiophonic Stardom of Argentine Cinema

Nilo Couret

in Mock Classicism: Latin American Film Comedy, 1930-1960

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296848
eISBN:
9780520969162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296848.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The second chapter broadens our understanding of the mediascape during the golden age of Argentine cinema by examining the film and radio stardom of Marina Esther Traverso, “Niní Marshall,” as a case ... More


Entanglements: Conversations on the Human Traces of Science, Technology, and Sound

Simone Tosoni and Trevor Pinch

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035279
eISBN:
9780262336550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035279.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Based on several rounds of academic interview and conversations with Trevor Pinch, the book introduces the reader to the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS), and in particular to the social ... More


Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology

Rupert Cox, Andrew Irving, and Christopher Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719085055
eISBN:
9781526109958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085055.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology addresses a series of questions concerning the relationship between anthropological understandings of the world, sensory perception and ... More


Sound Knowledge: Music and Science in London, 1789-1851

James Q. Davies and Ellen Lockhart (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226402079
eISBN:
9780226402109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226402109.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

What does it mean to hear scientifically? What does it mean to see musically? This edited volume uncovers a hidden history, one in which the activities of musical entertainment and scientific ... More


Sound Unseen: Acousmatic Sound in Theory and Practice

Brian Kane

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199347841
eISBN:
9780199347872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347841.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Sound Unseen explores acousmatic sound—a sound that one hears without seeing its cause. Pierre Schaeffer, the inventor of musique concrète, in his Traité des objets musicaux, first popularized the ... More


Musical Literature, Its Theory and Practice

T. Austin Graham

in The Great American Songbooks: Musical Texts, Modernism, and the Value of Popular Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199862115
eISBN:
9780199332748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862115.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter is an overview of three broad questions, each of which pertains to American musical authors their boundary-crossing, multidisciplinary works. What did music represent to the American ... More


Making Radio: Early Radio Production and the Rise of Modern Sound Culture

Shawn VanCour

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190497118
eISBN:
9780190497149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190497118.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

The opening decades of the twentieth century witnessed a profound transformation in the history of modern sound media, with workers in US film, radio, and record industries developing pioneering ... More


Introduction: ‘Audiences to this Act’

Allison K. Deutermann

in Listening for Theatrical Form in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411264
eISBN:
9781474422154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411264.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The book’s introduction maps out its contribution to ongoing critical conversations surrounding literary form, the history of the body and the senses, the experience and effects of sound, and ... More


Sonic Campaigns

J. Martin Daughtry

in Listening to War: Sound, Music, Trauma, and Survival in Wartime Iraq

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199361496
eISBN:
9780199361533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361496.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter interrogates the interrelationships between sound and violence, arguing that they can be productively imagined as essentially commingled terms, each manifest within the other as constant ... More


Conclusion

James G. Mansell

in The Age of Noise in Britain: Hearing Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040672
eISBN:
9780252099113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040672.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The conclusion to the book argues that sound is an affective resource for the exercise of power. Investing sound with meaning and attuning listeners to these meanings was part of the contested ... More


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