Sound, image, silence : art and the aural imagination in the Atlantic world / Michael Gaudio.
E-Book | University of Minnesota Press | 2019

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1 online resource (xviii, 195 pages, 11 unnumbered pages of plates)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary
"Sound, Image, Silence explores how, over the course of three centuries, paintings, photographs and early silent films communicated the sounds and silences found in the New World to white audiences on the European continent. Through the representation of both landscapes and indigenous people, book explores the role of aural imagination as it pertains to the visualization of particular episodes of colonialism and oppression, but also tries to think seriously about how art historians should engage with sound in what is inherently a "mute" medium"-- Provided by publisher.
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Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 27, 2019).
Contents
1."It Seems Their Voices Are Still in My Ears": Picturing a Tupinamba Dance in 1592 -- 2.Frans Post's Silent Landscapes -- 3.Magical Pictures, or Observations on Lightning and Thunder, Occasion'd by a Portrait of Dr. Franklin -- 4.At the Mouth of the Cave: Listening to Thomas Cole's Kaaterskill Falls -- 5.Dancing for the Kinetograph: The Lakota Ghost Dance and the Silence of Early Cinema.
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Print version: Gaudio, Michael, author. Sound, image, silence Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2019 9781517907396 (DLC) 2018061118
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9781452960906 electronic book
1452960909 electronic book
1452960895 electronic book
9781452960890 (electronic book)
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