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Time Stalkers

Ned Schantz

in Gossip, Letters, Phones: The Scandal of Female Networks in Film and Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335910
eISBN:
9780199868902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335910.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Women's Literature

This chapter identifies the isolating effects of stalkers on female figures, emphasizing the temporal isolation accomplished through the control of storage media such as tape recorders and answering ... More


‘with the mechanics of which I am unfamiliar’: The Strangeness of Technology in Beckett

Dúnlaith Bird

in Samuel Beckett and Technology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474463287
eISBN:
9781399509503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474463287.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In a letter to Donald McWhinnie of 7 March 1958, Samuel Beckett mentions that his new monologue ‘involves a tape-recorder with the mechanics of which I am unfamiliar. I can’t release it until I check ... More


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


Piracy and the Rise of New Media

Alex Sayf Cummings

in Democracy of Sound: Music Piracy and the Remaking of American Copyright in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199858224
eISBN:
9780190254520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199858224.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the rise of magnetic recording as a new medium for sound, from its humble origins on wire in the 1880s to the eventual success of the high-fidelity market after World War II, ... More


Sound of the Underground: Earthquakes, Nuclear Weaponry, and Music

Douglas Kahn

in Earth Sound Earth Signal: Energies and Earth Magnitude in the Arts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520257801
eISBN:
9780520956834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257801.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The sounds and seismological signals of earthquakes and nuclear weapons are related to the sublime, to sensing the earth at a global scale, and to music. The seismological sublime is shown to be ... More


Supplementary Organs: Media and Machinery in the Late Novels of Claude Simon

Wolfram Nitsch

in Claude Simon: A Retrospective

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780853238577
eISBN:
9781781380499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238577.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter evaluates the writings of Claude Simon as technology becomes a significant aspect in his themes and figurative language. It points out that Simon presents technology as vital but also ... More


Psycholinguistics in our time

Anne Cutler

in Inside Psychology: A science over 50 years

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199228768
eISBN:
9780191696336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228768.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter analyses developments in the field of psycholinguistics during the past fifty years. It describes the history of psycholinguistics and its formative influences. It suggests that the ... More


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