Cover of: Hearing cultures | edited by Veit Erlmann.

Hearing cultures

essays on sound, listening, and modernity

English ed.

Published by Berg in Oxford, New York .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

But what of the ethnographic ear? anthropology, sound and the senses / Veit Erlmann
Listening to the wild blue yonder : the challenges of acoustic ecology / Bruce R. Smith
Ambiguous traces, mishearing, and auditory space / Paul Carter
Language and nature in sound alignment / Janis B. Nuckolls
Raising spirits and restoring souls : early modern medical explanations for music's effects / Penelope Gouk
Ether ore : mining vibrations in American modernist music / Douglas Kahn
Hearing modernity : Egypt, Islam, and the pious ear / Charles Hirschkind
Edison's teeth : touching hearing / Steven Connor
Thinking about sound, proximity, and distance in Western experience : the case of Odysseus's Walkman / Michael Bull
Wiring the world : acoustical engineers and the empire of sound in the motion picture industry, 1927-1930 / Emily Thompson.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-229) and index.

Wenner-Gren international symposium series, Wenner-Gren Center international symposium series


Library of Congress
GN307.5 .H4 2004

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ix, 239 p. :
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