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Introduction

Roshanak Kheshti

in Modernity'S Ear: Listening to Race and Gender in World Music

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479867011
eISBN:
9781479861125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867011.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Listening is distinguished from hearing as a faculty of perception that is learned, and that is historically and culturally variable. But it is no mere faculty at Kinship Records (the book’s ... More


Creolized Aurality: Guadeloupean Gwoka and Postcolonial Politics

Jérôme Camal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631639
eISBN:
9780226631806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226631806.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Can music help us make sense of a form of (post)colonialism that is defined not by anticolonial rupture, but by an ongoing negotiation of the relationship between (former) colonies and their ... More


Thresholds of Listening: Sound, Technics, Space

Sander van Maas (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264377
eISBN:
9780823266784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264377.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book addresses recent and historical changes in the ways listening has been conceived. Listening, having been emancipated from the passive, subjected position of reception, has come to be ... More


Specters of Democracy: Blackness and the Aesthetics of Politics in the Antebellum U.S.

Ivy G. Wilson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195337372
eISBN:
9780199896929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337372.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This book interrogates the representational strategies that 19th-century Americans used in art and literature to delineate blackness as an index to the forms of U.S. citizenship. The book reveals how ... More


Listening for Theatrical Form in Early Modern England

Allison K. Deutermann

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411264
eISBN:
9781474422154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411264.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Early modern drama was in fundamental ways an aural art form. How plays should sound and how they should be heard were questions vital to the formal development of early modern drama, and ... More


Testing Hearing: The Making of Modern Aurality

Viktoria Tkaczyk, Mara Mills, and Alexandra Hui (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197511121
eISBN:
9780197511169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197511121.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music, History, Western

Testing Hearing: The Making of Modern Aurality argues that the modern cultural practices of hearing and testing have emerged from a long interrelationship. Since the early nineteenth century, ... More


Verse after Verlaine, Rime after Rimbaud: Joyce and the “poisondart” of Chamber Music

Marc C. Conner (ed.)

in The Poetry of James Joyce Reconsidered

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039763
eISBN:
9780813043159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039763.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay pursues a detailed examination of Joyce's poetic language along with the relation of Chamber Music to his later prose writings. Focusing on Joyce's response to the contrary examples of ... More


Melancholic Modalities: Affect, Islam, and Turkish Classical Musicians

Denise Gill

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190495008
eISBN:
9780190495039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190495008.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Typically dismissed as the remnants of Ottoman nostalgia, the melancholies intentionally cultivated by contemporary Turkish classical musicians are a fundamental aspect of their subjectivity. ... More


The Prime Minister’s Legacy and Traditions of Public Speech in India

Anandita Bajpai

in Speaking the Nation: The Oratorical Making of Secular, Neoliberal India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199481743
eISBN:
9780199095520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199481743.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The office of the Prime Minister and tradition(s) of public oratory have a distinct legacy. The chapter illustrates how Jawaharlal Nehru re-engineered the role and powers of the office in the newly ... More


Death by Gramophone

Sebastian D.G. Knowles

in At Fault: Joyce and the Crisis of the Modern University

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056920
eISBN:
9780813053691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056920.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Modernism grew up with the gramophone and came to fear its mechanization as a threat to the lost aurality of a pre-war world. For many modernists, Joyce among them, the gramophone brought death, as ... More


Testing Hearing: An Introduction

Alexandra Hui, Mara Mills, and Viktoria Tkaczyk

in Testing Hearing: The Making of Modern Aurality

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197511121
eISBN:
9780197511169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197511121.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music, History, Western

This introduction frames Testing Hearing: The Making of Modern Aurality by showing how the modern cultural practices of hearing and testing have emerged from a long interrelationship. Since the early ... More


Listening for (Post)colonial Entanglements

Jérôme Camal

in Creolized Aurality: Guadeloupean Gwoka and Postcolonial Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631639
eISBN:
9780226631806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226631806.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

What does it mean for gwoka to be political? Over forty years of cultural nationalism have constructed gwoka–Guadeloupe's secular drumming tradition–as a symbol of resistance. Yet gwoka has never ... More


The Poetics of Colonial Aurality

Jérôme Camal

in Creolized Aurality: Guadeloupean Gwoka and Postcolonial Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631639
eISBN:
9780226631806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226631806.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the long history of imperial entanglements–from plantation to “Republican” colony, from colony to (post)colonial overseas department–to expose how they have shaped listening ... More


Introduction

L. Stephanie Cobb

in Divine Deliverance: Pain and Painlessness in Early Christian Martyr Texts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293359
eISBN:
9780520966642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293359.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The Introduction focuses on the differences between ancient and modern experiences of martyr texts. In particular, it explores how ancient audiences might have received these stories: aurally within ... More


Introduction: Action

Andrea F. Bohlman

in Musical Solidarities: Political Action and Music in Late Twentieth-Century Poland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190938284
eISBN:
9780190938314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938284.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The introduction defines “political action” and “solidarity” theoretically, as frameworks for organizing and dispersing the relationship between music and protest. It also introduces the Polish ... More


Reconfigured Terrain: Aural Architecture in Jacob’s Room and The Years

Elicia Clements

in Woolf and the City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780984259830
eISBN:
9781781382226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780984259830.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

One way in which Woolf interrogates the role of the artist in society, and how aesthetic practices might make significant meaning in the world, is through the investigation and elaboration of the art ... More


Form and Transaction: Lyric Touch

Marion Thain

in The Lyric Poem and Aestheticism: Forms of Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474415668
eISBN:
9781474426855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415668.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Chapter 5 is the first of three chapters that make up ‘Part II‘ of the book. This part focuses on issues of lyric spatiality (both the spatial presence of the poem on the page, and the idea of lyric ... More


Back to the Beat: Silent Orality in Young Hae Chang Heavy Industries

Kiene Brillenburg Wurth

in Thresholds of Listening: Sound, Technics, Space

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264377
eISBN:
9780823266784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264377.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the sense specificity of listening by focusing on the verbal-visual-sonic art of Young Hae Chang Heavy Industries (YHCHI) as a technology of distraction. Citing YHCHI's ... More


Acoustic Drift: Radio and the Literary Imagination

Jeff Porter

in Lost Sound: The Forgotten Art of Radio Storytelling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627779
eISBN:
9781469627793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627779.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter one shows how the outburst of aurality that triggered a new sonic regime and that untethered sound from linguistic meaning not only cleared the way for more radical forms of radio art but ... More


Composing the Cosmic: Harmonies of the Macrocosm

Andrew Hicks

in Composing the World: Harmony in the Medieval Platonic Cosmos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190658205
eISBN:
9780190658236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658205.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Philosophy of Music

This chapter completes the Boethian tripartition with a consideration of cosmic music. While the idea of the “music of the spheres” has garnered the most attention, indeed has become a reductive ... More


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