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Sonic Intimacy

Voice, Species, Technics (Or, How to Listen to the World)

Dominic Pettman


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Arguing that our ears are far too narrowly attuned to our own species, this book explores different types of voices, both natural and artificial, in the name of helping us to decipher the complex cacophony of an increasingly imperiled planet.

Stanford University Press, 9781503601451, 144pp.

Publication Date: March 21, 2017

About the Author

Dominic Pettman is Professor of Culture and Media at Eugene Lang College and The New School for Social Research. His most recent book is Infinite Distraction: Paying Attention to Social Media (2016).