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Published: 01 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... the sound body sound knowledge sound affects listening acts barzakh ...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... worlds materialize. The sound body is a body attuned to and transformed by the vibrations of its environment; as such the sound body resists the property principle. Furthermore, it is a vehicle of “sound knowledge”—a nondiscursive form of affective transmission resulting from acts of listening. Like...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027133-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2713-3
... The chapter concerns the role that speech—the ability and willingness to speak—plays in interspecies politics. it focuses on acts of animal refusal to work to suggest not only that silence is a key modality of political action, but also that silence and other forms of radical nonspeech must...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... intelligence, act as therapy, anaesthetize, or subliminally shape us. While sound remains a reservoir of symbolic powers, many of the supposed real effects of sounds have been overstated. Moreover, the partisans of these effects have failed to take into account the large number of variables (cultural...
Published: 17 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027652-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2765-2
... J. Spillers, the chapter further enacts a “close listening,” given that he acknowledges listening to George Gershwin while writing the record (and its eponymous film soundtrack). Pondering which Gershwin composition acted as his muse, the chapter speculates through sonic registers to hear “Trouble...
Published: 08 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027775-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2777-5
..., the act of listening to music and feeling the sensations of sound while immersed in water depict the cerebral dimensions of intimacy and interconnectedness, expanding adolescent sexuality beyond the act of touching bodies, in a direct challenge to the hookup culture that defines many young people today...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374947-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
..., historically a tool enabling empire to expand but ethnographically a means of locating the unknown by assessing its relation to two known points. Bohlman opens moments of silence by listening to the imperial sounds of India under the British, military music during the American Civil War, the movement of folk...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
...The Wheel of Causes This chapter focuses on what the author labels “ergo-audition”: listening to sounds that we cause, be it consciously, semiconsciously, or unconsciously. Ergo-audition is different from passive listening and involves intervening in and usually attempting to control sounds...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
...” of life lived is sedimented in flesh and bone for generations. This evidence constitutes a “countermemory” that largely fails to fit the official cultural memory of a given era. Countermemory is created by life as it is physically experienced, acted out, acted on, chiseled into individual bodies...
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 25 February 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022534-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2253-4
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 25 February 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022534
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2253-4
Series: Dissident acts
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012696
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1269-6
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 25 February 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022534-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2253-4
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
..., and authority are always gendered and raced. The practice of improvised soloing in taiko is embedded in transnational circuits of gendered and racialized desire. The author addresses how, when, and why taiko players improvise; how improvisation acts out deep values and contradictions; how it is loved...
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 25 February 2022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2253-4
Book Chapter

By David Cecchetto
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 25 February 2022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2253-4
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 25 February 2022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2253-4
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 25 February 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022534-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2253-4
Book Chapter

By David Cecchetto
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 25 February 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022534-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2253-4
Book Chapter

By David Cecchetto
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 25 February 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022534-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2253-4