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‘A Great American Service’: George M. Cohan, the Stage, and the Nation in Yankee Doodle Dandy  

Elizabeth Titrington Craft

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Aug 2019
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Jul 2019
This chapter looks at the musical biopic Yankee Doodle Dandy. George M. Cohan was still alive when the movie about his life was made and his influence is seen on how it depicts aspects of ... More

‘A Humane, Practical, and Beautiful Solution’: Adaptation and Triangulation in Paint Your Wagon  

Megan Woller

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Aug 2019
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Jul 2019
This chapter deals with sexuality in the much-maligned film adaptation of Lerner and Loewe’s Paint Your Wagon, the least popular of the team’s three 1960s film adaptations (My Fair Lady ... More

The Absent Image in Electronic Music  

Eric Lyon

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Dec 2013
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Dec 2013
This article appears in the Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media edited by Carol Vernallis, Amy Herzog, and John Richardson. This essay discusses the separation between ... More

Accelerated Aesthetics: A New Lexicon of Time, Space, and Rhythm  

Carol Vernallis

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Dec 2013
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Dec 2013
This article appears in the Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media edited by Carol Vernallis, Amy Herzog, and John Richardson. This essay argues that contemporary digital ... More

The Acousmatic Voice and Metaleptic Narration in Inland Empire  

Warren Buckland

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Dec 2013
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Dec 2013
This article appears in the Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media edited by Carol Vernallis, Amy Herzog, and John Richardson. This chapter develops a poetic perspective to ... More

Acoustemologies of the Closet  

William Cheng

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Feb 2014
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Dec 2013
Many online video games nowadays feature voice-chat capabilities that enable players to speak with one another through microphones connected to computers and gaming consoles. Players who ... More

Acoustic Auteurs and Transnational Cinema  

Jay Beck

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Dec 2013
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Dec 2013
This article appears in the Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media edited by Carol Vernallis, Amy Herzog, and John Richardson. This essay examines a growing number of ... More

Acting  

Simon Williams

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Nov 2014
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Apr 2015
Acting and singing have often been considered incompatible activities, but most successful operatic performances depend in part on successful acting. Acting in opera is, however, different ... More

Aesthetics and Hyperembodiment in Pop Videos: Rihanna’s “Umbrella”  

Stan Hawkins

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Sep 2013
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Aug 2013
This article appears in the Oxford Handbook of New Audiovisual Aesthetics edited by John Richardson, Claudia Gorbman, and Carol Vernallis. This chapter uses textual analysis of the music ... More

The Affective Experience of Space: Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller  

Mirjam Schaub

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Aug 2016
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Jul 2016
This article investigates the aesthetic conclusions that the Canadian artists Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller draw from the basic phenomenon of listening—such as the “horizon of ... More

An Afterword in Four Binarisms  

Tom Boellstorff

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Feb 2014
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Jan 2014
The Afterword, positioned as it is at the rear of the Handbook, presents itself as a study of the conceptualization and application of the notion of virtuality found in the preceding 45 ... More

Alternative Virtuality: Independent Micro Labels Facing the Ideological Challenge of Virtual Music Culture—The Case of Finnish Ektro Records  

Juho Kaitajärvi

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Mar 2016
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Mar 2016
This chapter examines virtual music culture from the viewpoint of an independent micro label, Ektro Records, based in Finland. Micro labels are small record producers who subscribe to ... More

American Rhapsody: From Modern to Postmodern in Visual Music  

Judith Zilczer

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Aug 2016
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Jul 2016
The opening decades of the twentieth century saw painters renounce mimetic representation for the formal rigors and spiritual transcendence of visual art divorced from reproduction of the ... More

‘An Elegant Legacy?’: The Aborted Cartoon Adaptation of Finian’s Rainbow  

Danielle Birkett

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Aug 2019
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Jul 2019
Different issues challenged the screen adaptation of Finian’s Rainbow, which was one of the most successful Broadway musicals of the 1940s but took more than twenty years to be released as ... More

An Analysis of Virtuality in the Creation and Reception of the Music of Frank Zappa  

Paul Carr

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Mar 2016
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Mar 2016
The problems associated with the “representational” nature of music has been a feature of musicology and Western thought for many years, with authors such as Eduard Hanslick highlighting ... More

‘And I’ll Sing Once More’: A Historical Overview of the Broadway Musical on the Silver Screen  

Dominic McHugh

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Aug 2019
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Jul 2019
This chapter outlines some of the key trends in the history of the screen musical adaptation. Noting how Hollywood initially seemed like an exciting prospect for some of the leading ... More

Angels of Light  

Jean-Pierre Geuens

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Dec 2013
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Dec 2013
This article appears in the Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media edited by Carol Vernallis, Amy Herzog, and John Richardson. By 1915, directors of photography were no longer ... More

App Music  

Jeremy Morris

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Mar 2016
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Mar 2016
Although musicians and labels have been slow to jump into application production for mobile devices, major artists such as Björk and Lady Gaga have recently released expensive and ... More

Applying Psychological Plausibility to the Uncanny Valley Phenomenon  

Angela Tinwell

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Feb 2014
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Dec 2013
With its roots in psychological writings of the twentieth century, the subject of the uncanny provides ways of critically analyzing why some objects appear eerie or make us feel ... More

The Audio-Logo-Visual and the Sound of Languages in Recent Film  

Michel Chion

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Sep 2013
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Dec 2013
This article appears in the Oxford Handbook of New Audiovisual Aesthetics edited by John Richardson, Claudia Gorbman, and Carol Vernallis. Language is "divided" into its (unrelated) spoken ... More

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