The Bloomsbury Handbook of Sonic Methodologies (Paperback)

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By Michael Bull (Editor), Marcel Cobussen (Editor)
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The field of Sound Studies has changed and developed dramatically over the last two decades involving a vast and dizzying array of work produced by those working in the arts, social sciences and sciences. The study of sound is inherently interdisciplinary and is undertaken both by those who specialize in sound and by others who wish to include sound as an intrinsic and indispensable element in their research. This is the first resource to provide a wide ranging, cross-cultural and interdisciplinary investigation and analysis of the ways in which researchers use a broad range of methodologies in order to pursue their sonic investigations. It brings together 49 specially commissioned chapters that ask a wide range of questions including; how can sound be used in current academic disciplines? Is sound as a methodological tool indispensable for Sound Studies and what can sound artists contribute to the discourse on methodology in Sound Studies? The editors also present 3 original chapters that work as provocative 'sonic methodological interventions' prefacing the 3 sections of the book.

About the Author

Michael Bull is Professor of Sound Studies at the University of Sussex, UK. He is series editor of the Study of Sound series with Bloomsbury and author of the book in the series, Sirens (2020). He is a founding editor of the Senses and Society Journal and the Sound Studies Journal and is author of numerous academic books including, Sound Moves (2007), Sounding Out the City (Bloomsbury, 2000) and editor of the Routledge Companion to Sound Studies (2018). Marcel Cobussen is Professor of Auditory Culture at Leiden University, the Netherlands. He is author of Engaging With Everyday Sounds (2022), The Field of Musical Improvisation (2017), Thresholds: Rethinking Spirituality through Music (2008), and co-editor of The Routledge Companion to Sounding Art (2016).
Product Details
ISBN: 9781501393501
ISBN-10: 1501393502
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Date: December 29th, 2022
Pages: 848
Language: English