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Sonic modernity [electronic resource] : representing sound in literature, culture and the arts / Sam Halliday.

Halliday, Sam. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780748632565 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0748632565 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (ix, 206 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2013.

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General Note:
Available through EBSCO
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
Drawing on a wealth of primary and secondary source materials this book describes the distinctive nature of modernity's sonic cultures, arguing controversially that they are not reducible to sound alone. In fact, they encompass representations of sound in 'other' media as well, particularly within literature yet also within cinema and painting.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Sound > Social aspects.
Sound in literature.
Sound in motion pictures.
Sound in art.
Modernism (Literature)
Modernism (Art)
POLITICAL SCIENCE > Public Policy > Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE > Anthropology > Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE > Popular Culture.
LITERARY CRITICISM > General.
Genre: Electronic books.
Available through EBSCO
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Drawing on a wealth of primary and secondary source materials this book describes the distinctive nature of modernity's sonic cultures, arguing controversially that they are not reducible to sound alone. In fact, they encompass representations of sound in 'other' media as well, particularly within literature yet also within cinema and painting.

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