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Sonic Persuasion Reading Sound in the Recorded Age

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ISBN-10: 0252077954

ISBN-13: 9780252077951

Edition: 2011

Authors: Greg Goodale

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Sonic Persuasion: Reading Sound in the Recorded Agecritically analyzes a range of sounds on vocal and musical recordings, on the radio, in film, and in cartoons to show how sounds are used to persuade in subtle ways. Greg Goodale explains how and to what effect sounds can be "read" like an aural text, demonstrating this method by examining important audio cues such as dialect, pausing, and accent in presidential recordings at the turn of the twentieth century. Goodale also shows how clocks, locomotives, and machinery are utilized in film and literature to represent frustration and anxiety about modernity, and how race and other forms of identity came to be represented by sound during the…    
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Book details

List price: $29.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 3/31/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682

List of Illustrations
Reading Sound
Fitting Sounds
Machine Mouth
The Race of Sound
Sounds of War
On Sound Criticism