Sound Studies is the primary theoretical and empirical alternative to our understanding of media and culture by visual means. The field is now well established as a serious area of research and study. Concentrating on the history of audio media, Sound Studies explores the nature of sound and listening, and its role in modern experience and perception. Furthermore, the subdiscipline questions the adequacy of previous-visually based-epistemologies of media and culture to offer a comprehensive understanding and interpretation ...

Sound Studies 2013, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415597333