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Brian Kane, ‘Sound Unseen: Acousmatic Sound in Theory and Practice’, Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2014

This wonderfully explorative text is concerned with rethinking the concept of acousmatic sound. For Kane, this concern is not a question of tracing the etymology of the term ‘acousmatic’, but rather is a question of tracing the practice of acousmatic … Continue reading

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Echo And Narcissus

http://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks/view?docId=ft2x0nb1hx;brand=ucpress Amy Lawrence in her text Echo and Narcissus (1991) considers the role of the gendered voice in early Hollywood cinema and associates the female voice with the mythological character echo and the all consuming image of film constructed through … Continue reading

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