Lexicon of the Mouth: Poetics and Politics of Voice and the Oral Imaginary

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"While the eyes may lead to the soul, the mouth exposes the vitality of the body. Examining the movements of the mouth, or what LaBelle terms "micro-oralities," Lexicon of the Mouth considers the relation of voice and mouth, suggesting that the importance of voicing is inextricably bound to the exertions of the oral. Laughter, whispering, singing, burping and self-talk, among many others, feature as choreographies by which to gauge the exchange of self and surrounding. LaBelle argues for a more attentive view onto voice by ...

Lexicon of the Mouth: Poetics and Politics of Voice and the Oral Imaginary 2014, Bloomsbury Academic, New York

ISBN-13: 9781623561888

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Lexicon of the Mouth: Poetics and Politics of Voice and the Oral Imaginary 2014, Bloomsbury Academic, New York

ISBN-13: 9781623560263

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