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The sound studies reader / edited by Jonathan Sterne

Contributor(s): Sterne, Jonathan 1970-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York Routledge 2012Description: 566 pISBN: 9780415771306; 9780415771313Subject(s): Sound -- Recording and reproducing -- History | Sound -- Recording and reproducing -- Social aspects | Hearing | Listening | Sound sculpture | Sound installations (Art) | Sound | Ljudkonst | Ljud | Ljud -- historiaDDC classification: 621.389 Other classification: 621.38 | Pc
Contents:
1. Sonic Imaginations, Jonathan Sterne Part 1: Hearing, Listening, Deafness Introduction 2. The Auditory Dimension, Don Ihde 3. Noise: The Political Economy of Music, Jacques Attali 4. Contradicting Media: Toward a Political Phenomenology of Listening, Jody Berland 5. The Three Listening Modes, Michel Chion 6. Cassette Sermons, Aural Modernities and the Islamic Revival in Cairo, Charles Hirschkind 7. The Ontology of Vibrational Force, Steve Goodman 8. Hearing Aids and the History of Electronics Miniaturization, Mara Mills 9 Following You: Disciplines of Listening in Social Media, Kate Crawford Part 2: Spaces, Sites, -Scapes Introduction 10. The Soundscape, R. Murray Schafer 11. The Walkman Effect, Shuhei Hosokawa 13. Sound, Modernity and History, Emily Thompson 13. No Corner for the Devil to Hide, Richard Cullen Rath 14 The Soundproof Study, John Picker 15. Listening to Machines: Industrial Noise, Hearing Loss and the Cultural Meaning of Sound, Karin Bijsterveld 16. Anthropologist Underwater: Immersive Soundscapes, Submarine Cyborgs and Transductive Ethnography, Stefan Helmreich 17. Auditory Awareness as an Extension of Religion, Barry Blesser and Linda-Ruth Salter 18. The Audio-Visual iPod, Michael Bull Part 3: Transduce and Record Introduction 19. The Sound of Music in the Era of Its Electronic Reproducibility, John Mowitt 20. Four and a Half Film Fallacies, Rick Altman 21. Gramophone, Friedrich Kittler 22. Fidelity Versus Intelligibility, James Lastra 23. Shaping the Synthesizer, Trevor Pinch and Frank Trocco 24. The Recording Studio as Fetish, Louise Meintjes 25. New Media Publics, Lisa Gitelman 26. Deadness: Technologies of the Intermundane, Jason Stanyek and Benjamin Piekut Part 4: Collectivities and Couplings Introduction 27. This is the Voice of Algeria, Frantz Fanon 28. The Culture of the Telephone, Michèle Martin 29. Radiating Culture, Michelle Hilmes 30. Reach Out Someone: the Telephonic Uncanny, John Durham Peters 31. Cellular Disability: Consumption,
Design and Access, Gerard Goggin 32. Social Transculturation, Epistemologies of Purification and the Aural Public Sphere in Latin America, Ana María Ochoa Gautier Part 5: The Sonic Arts: Aesthetics, Experience, Interpretation Introduction 33. Desire, Power and the Sonorous Landscape, Richard Leppert 34. Science, Technology and the Avant-Garde, Georgina Born 35. Noises of the Avant-Garde, Douglas Kahn 36. Operating System for the Redesign of Sonic Reality, Kodwo Eshun 37. Starship Africa, Michael Veal 38. Auditory Relations, Brandon LaBelle 39. Toward a Feminist Historiography of Electronic Music, Tara Rodgers Part 6: Voices Introduction 40. The Voice the Keeps Silence, Jacques Derrida 41. The Grain of the Voice, Roland Barthes 42. "Feenin": Posthuman Voices in Contemporary Black Popular Music, Alexander Weheliye 43. Multiple Voices, Adriana Cavarero 44. The Frenzy of the Audible: Pleasure, Authenticity and Recorded Laughter, Jacob Smith 45. The Linguistics of the Voice, Mladen Dolar
Summary: "The Sound Studies Reader is a groundbreaking anthology blending recent work that self-consciously describes itself as 'sound studies' with earlier and lesser known scholarship on sound. The collection begins with an introduction to welcome novice readers to the field and acquaint them with key themes and concepts in sound studies. Individual section introductions give readers further background on the essays and an extensive up to date bibliography for further reading in 'sound studies' make this an original and accessible guide to the field"--
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Includes bibliographical references and index

1. Sonic Imaginations, Jonathan Sterne Part 1: Hearing, Listening, Deafness Introduction 2. The Auditory Dimension, Don Ihde 3. Noise: The Political Economy of Music, Jacques Attali 4. Contradicting Media: Toward a Political Phenomenology of Listening, Jody Berland 5. The Three Listening Modes, Michel Chion 6. Cassette Sermons, Aural Modernities and the Islamic Revival in Cairo, Charles Hirschkind 7. The Ontology of Vibrational Force, Steve Goodman 8. Hearing Aids and the History of Electronics Miniaturization, Mara Mills 9 Following You: Disciplines of Listening in Social Media, Kate Crawford Part 2: Spaces, Sites, -Scapes Introduction 10. The Soundscape, R. Murray Schafer 11. The Walkman Effect, Shuhei Hosokawa 13. Sound, Modernity and History, Emily Thompson 13. No Corner for the Devil to Hide, Richard Cullen Rath 14 The Soundproof Study, John Picker 15. Listening to Machines: Industrial Noise, Hearing Loss and the Cultural Meaning of Sound, Karin Bijsterveld 16. Anthropologist Underwater: Immersive Soundscapes, Submarine Cyborgs and Transductive Ethnography, Stefan Helmreich 17. Auditory Awareness as an Extension of Religion, Barry Blesser and Linda-Ruth Salter 18. The Audio-Visual iPod, Michael Bull Part 3: Transduce and Record Introduction 19. The Sound of Music in the Era of Its Electronic Reproducibility, John Mowitt 20. Four and a Half Film Fallacies, Rick Altman 21. Gramophone, Friedrich Kittler 22. Fidelity Versus Intelligibility, James Lastra 23. Shaping the Synthesizer, Trevor Pinch and Frank Trocco 24. The Recording Studio as Fetish, Louise Meintjes 25. New Media Publics, Lisa Gitelman 26. Deadness: Technologies of the Intermundane, Jason Stanyek and Benjamin Piekut Part 4: Collectivities and Couplings Introduction 27. This is the Voice of Algeria, Frantz Fanon 28. The Culture of the Telephone, Michèle Martin 29. Radiating Culture, Michelle Hilmes 30. Reach Out Someone: the Telephonic Uncanny, John Durham Peters 31. Cellular Disability: Consumption,

Design and Access, Gerard Goggin 32. Social Transculturation, Epistemologies of Purification and the Aural Public Sphere in Latin America, Ana María Ochoa Gautier Part 5: The Sonic Arts: Aesthetics, Experience, Interpretation Introduction 33. Desire, Power and the Sonorous Landscape, Richard Leppert 34. Science, Technology and the Avant-Garde, Georgina Born 35. Noises of the Avant-Garde, Douglas Kahn 36. Operating System for the Redesign of Sonic Reality, Kodwo Eshun 37. Starship Africa, Michael Veal 38. Auditory Relations, Brandon LaBelle 39. Toward a Feminist Historiography of Electronic Music, Tara Rodgers Part 6: Voices Introduction 40. The Voice the Keeps Silence, Jacques Derrida 41. The Grain of the Voice, Roland Barthes 42. "Feenin": Posthuman Voices in Contemporary Black Popular Music, Alexander Weheliye 43. Multiple Voices, Adriana Cavarero 44. The Frenzy of the Audible: Pleasure, Authenticity and Recorded Laughter, Jacob Smith 45. The Linguistics of the Voice, Mladen Dolar

"The Sound Studies Reader is a groundbreaking anthology blending recent work that self-consciously describes itself as 'sound studies' with earlier and lesser known scholarship on sound. The collection begins with an introduction to welcome novice readers to the field and acquaint them with key themes and concepts in sound studies. Individual section introductions give readers further background on the essays and an extensive up to date bibliography for further reading in 'sound studies' make this an original and accessible guide to the field"--

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