Reading Sounds: Closed-Captioned Media and Popular Culture

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The work of writing closed captions for television and DVD is not simply transcribing dialogue, as one might assume at first, but consists largely of making rhetorical choices. For Sean Zdenek, when captioners describe a sound they are interpreting and creating contexts, they are assigning significance, they are creating meaning that doesn t necessarily exist in the soundtrack or the script. And in nine chapters he analyzes the numerous complex rhetorical choices captioners make, from abbreviating dialogue so it will fit on ...

Reading Sounds: Closed-Captioned Media and Popular Culture 2015, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Il

ISBN-13: 9780226312781

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Reading Sounds: Closed-Captioned Media and Popular Culture 2015, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226312644

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