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Sounds Senses

yasser elhariry


Sounds Senses is about what happens to the francophone postcolonial condition when sound is taken as a point of departure for engaging cultural production. Offering a synthetic overview of sound studies, it dismantles the retinal paradigms and oculocentrism of francophone postcolonial studies. By shifting the sensory hermeneutics of perception from the visual, the textual, and the graphemic to the sonic, the auditory, and the phonemic, the book places cultural production that privileges or otherwise exaggerates æstheticized sensorial experiences at the forefront of francophone postcolonialism. ... More

Keywords: Sound studies, Postcolonialism, Francophone literature and culture, Language, Lyric, Poetics, Cinema, Music, Graphic novel, Speech

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2022 Print ISBN-13: 9781800856882
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781800856882.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

yasser elhariry, editor
Dartmouth College