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Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... This chapter examines several evocative sonic landscapes in poetry, drama, and prose fiction. It uses these literary acoustic tableaux to introduce several key themes developed in the book: how the sonic register differs in significant ways from the visual, the relationship of sound to time, the...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... This chapter examines several evocative sonic landscapes in poetry, drama, and prose fiction. It uses these literary acoustic tableaux to introduce several key themes developed in the book: how the sonic register differs in significant ways from the visual, the relationship of sound to time...
Published: 05 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013204-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1320-4
... Topaz residents will hear, a phenomenon called The Rumbling of the Mountains. . . . The sound resembles heavy rocks clashing, sometimes a sharp sound, and sometimes a very dull one, like hitting rocks under water. 37 It was as if Topaz residents could anticipate an acoustic restaging of what it...
Published: 30 August 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005315-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0531-5
... find the first names and pictures of the management staff, several women among them. Then a couple rows of their children, the seasonal staff who interact more frequently and directly with guests, ten to twenty years younger than management. Absent from this tableau are the local employees who cook...
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By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
..., see Ann Stoler, “Introduction,” in Imperial Debris; Sto- ler’s powerful theorization inspired my reading of Leopoldian violence in Nancy Hunt, “An Acoustic Register,” in Imperial Debris. 9. The bounds of official “Equateur” province and district shift over time, as will be- come clear...
Published: 09 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005599-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0559-9
... transformed into Lady Radha she is not embedded within the visual lexicon of the film s fictional universe but becomes part of its documentary images. Though an ideologically problematic move in its flattening generalization, the Bharatanatyam sequence is unusual in creating a tableau of opaque formalism...
Published: 09 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005599-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0559-9
... transformed into Lady Radha she is not embedded within the visual lexicon of the film s fictional universe but becomes part of its documentary images. Though an ideologically problematic move in its flattening generalization, the Bharatanatyam sequence is unusual in creating a tableau of opaque formalism...
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By La Marr Jurelle Bruce
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012429-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1242-9
... Jazz Archive 21 (2008): 8. 16 Concerning Bolden s alleged womanizing, Sidney Bechet described this apoc- ryphal tableau of Bolden with a few of his female devotees: One woman, she d have his trumpet, and another, she d carry his watch, and another, she d have his handkerchief, and maybe there d be...
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By R. A. Judy
Published: 02 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012559-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1255-9
... acoustically when one syllable of a word gets repeated endlessly (the example given is: la, la, la . . revealing that polysemy is pos si ble due to the existence of homonyms. From here, Lacan engages arithmetic logicism s symbolic repre sen ta tion of function by the letter, underscoring the connection he is...
Book Chapter

By R. A. Judy
Published: 02 October 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1255-9