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The sculpted ear : aurality and statuary in the West

Author: Ryan McCormack
Publisher: University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2020 ©2020.
Series: Perspectives on sensory history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Examines the relationship between sound and statuary in Western aesthetic thought in light of discourses on aurality emerging within the field of sound studies. Considers the sounding statue as an event and as conceptualized through acts of writing and performance"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2020011884
(OCoLC)1150860518
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ryan McCormack
ISBN: 9780271087498 0271087498
OCLC Number: 1153067741
Description: 1 online resource (x, 214 pages).
Contents: Introduction : Elvis leaves the building --
Animation introduces animation --
Breathing voice into Laocoön's mouth --
Imperial possessions --
Hearing a stone man --
Aural skins --
Now you have to go, comrade --
Museums of resonance --
Conclusion : I now present Sergei Rachmaninoff.
Series Title: Perspectives on sensory history.
Responsibility: Ryan McCormack.

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Examines the relationship between sound and statuary in Western aesthetic thought in light of discourses on aurality emerging within the field of sound studies. Considers the sounding statue as an  Read more...

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"Within the field of historical sound studies, Ryan McCormack claims a forceful voice. He finds his own well-reasoned way between studies of sound as a physical phenomenon and studies of 'aural Read more...

 
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