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Stephen Benson, Will Montgomery - Writing the Field Recording: Sound, Word, Environment - 9781474406697 - V9781474406697
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Writing the Field Recording: Sound, Word, Environment

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Description for Writing the Field Recording: Sound, Word, Environment Hardcover. These 11 essays focus on the relationship between literature and field recording (i.e., any recording made outside the studio) and examine the point at which the textual field and soundscape meet. With contributions from composers, writers, critics and sound artists the book combines essays with writing that spans the creative/ critical divide. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DC; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Intervenes in contemporary debates about the relationship between literature and field recordingA field recording is any audio recording made outside of the studio. Such recordings have lately become important to contemporary musicians, sound artists and environmentalists. However, less attention has been given to the relation of sound, as manifested in the theory and practice of the field recording, to writing. The 11 essays collected here take the recent explosion of interest in field recording as the point of departure for an investigation of the sounded field in music and its relationship to literature and writing. Including seminal pieces on field ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2018
Condition
New
Number of Pages
256
Place of Publication
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781474406697
SKU
V9781474406697
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About Stephen Benson, Will Montgomery
Stephen Benson teaches in the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. William Montgomery is Senior Lecturer in Poetry and Poetics & Director of the Contemporary Poetics Research Centre at Royal Holloway, University of London.

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