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Modernist Soundscapes: Auditory Technology and the Novel

Angela Frattarola

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056074
eISBN:
9780813053868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056074.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Modernist Soundscapes questions how early twentieth-century auditory technologies altered sound perception, and how these developments shaped the modernist novel. As the phonograph, telephone, ... More


Phonopoetics: The Making of Early Literary Recordings

Jason Camlot

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503605213
eISBN:
9781503609716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605213.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Phonopoetics tells the neglected story of early “talking records” and their significance for literature from the 1877 invention of the phonograph to some of the first recorded performances of ... More


Turning Up the Volume of Inner Speech: Headphones and James Joyce’s Interior Monologue

Angela Frattarola

in Modernist Soundscapes: Auditory Technology and the Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056074
eISBN:
9780813053868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056074.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 4 questions how the common turn-of-the-century practice of listening to the telephone, phonograph, and radio through headphones may have aided modernists in turning up the volume and ... More


On the Road with Jack

Bruce Vermazen

in That Moaning Saxophone: The Six Brown Brothers and the Dawning of a Musical Craze

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195372182
eISBN:
9780199864140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372182.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

From June 1918 until May 1920, the Six Brown Brothers spent most of their time in road tours of Jack o' Lantern, but they continued to record for Victor, and during Jack o' Lantern's 1918 and 1919 ... More


Americans Abroad: Innocents and Transnationals

Harry Liebersohn

in Music and the New Global Culture: From the Great Exhibitions to the Jazz Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226621265
eISBN:
9780226649306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649306.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Thomas Edison invented the phonograph and planned a global business – which he launched with mediocre success; his provinciality contrasts with the collaborative skills and transatlantic success of ... More


King of the Mountaineer Musicians: Fiddlin' John Carson

Patrick Huber

in Linthead Stomp: The Creation of Country Music in the Piedmont South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832257
eISBN:
9781469606217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807886786_huber.5
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on “Fiddlin' John” Carson's debut record, which marked the advent of what OKeh would soon designate as a new field of recorded commercial music called “hillbilly music,” or, less ... More


The Voice of the Phonograph

Jason Camlot

in Phonopoetics: The Making of Early Literary Recordings

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503605213
eISBN:
9781503609716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605213.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 1 analyzes the early promotional discourse surrounding the phonograph as a medium of natural fidelity and then situates the idea of the phonograph as a “pure voice” medium within the context ... More


Conclusion: Analog, Digital, Conceptual

Jason Camlot

in Phonopoetics: The Making of Early Literary Recordings

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503605213
eISBN:
9781503609716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605213.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Conclusion to Phonopoetics explores conceptions of voice preservation and models of the voice archive. It takes early ideas of the audible archival artifact (the sound recording) and the ... More


Ev’rybody’s Crazy ’bout the Doggone Blues

Mark Berresford

in That's Got 'Em!: The Life and Music of Wilbur C. Sweatman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730999
eISBN:
9781604733716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730999.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes Sweatman’s recording career. In December 1916 Sweatman visited the studios of the Emerson Phonograph Company in midtown Manhattan and cut the first jazz records. On the ... More


The Affluent Years: The Great China Theater, 1926–1928

Nancy Yunhwa Rao

in Chinatown Opera Theater in North America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040566
eISBN:
9780252099007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040566.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Opera

By 1926, the Great China Theater in Seattle boasted a cast of performers from the top tier of the Cantonese opera profession, and performed different operas daily all year long without breaks. A ... More


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