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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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