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Sounding Modernism: Rhythm and Sonic Mediation in Modern Literature and Film

Julian Murphet, Helen Groth, and Penelope Hone

Abstract

This volume brings together a range of essays by eminent and emergent scholars working at the intersection of modern literary, cinema and sound studies. By attending carefully to the dynamics and aesthetics of mediation, the essays in this collection explore the transformations of the rhythmic or metrical patterning of sound in a range of modern literary and cinematic forms produced from the 1890s through to the mid-twentieth century. The essays ask what specific sonorous qualities are capable of being registered by different modern media, and how sonic transpositions and transferences across ... More

Keywords: sound, literature, cinema, modernism, media, aesthetics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781474416368
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416368.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Julian Murphet, editor
University of New South Wales

Helen Groth, editor
University of New South Wales

Penelope Hone, editor
University of New South Wales

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