Aurality: Listening and Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century by Ana María Ochoa Gautier

By Ana María Ochoa Gautier

In this audacious publication, Ana María Ochoa Gautier explores how listening has been critical to the creation of notions of language, track, voice, and sound that be sure the politics of lifestyles. Drawing basically from nineteenth-century Colombian assets, Ochoa Gautier locates sounds produced via assorted residing entities on the juncture of the human and nonhuman. Her "acoustically tuned" research of a big selection of texts finds a number of debates at the nature of the aural. those discussions have been critical to a politics of the voice harnessed within the carrier of the creation of other notions of personhood and belonging. In Ochoa Gautier's groundbreaking paintings, Latin the US and the Caribbean become a ancient web site the place the politics of existence and the politics of expression inextricably entangle the musical and the linguistic, wisdom and the sensorial.

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