Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ANT3090: Sound and Society

This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Bijsterveld, K. 2003.‘The Diabolical Symphony of the Mechanical Age. Technology  and Symbolism of Sound in European and    North American Noise Abatement Campaigns, 1900-1940’. In The Auditory Culture Reader (eds) M. Bull & L. Back, 165-189.  Oxford: Berg.

Corbin, A. 1998. Village bells: sound and meaning in the nineteenth-century French countryside. New York: Columbia University Press.

Feld, S. 1990. Sound and Sentiment: birds, weeping, poetics, and song in Kaluli expression. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press

Picker, J. M. 2003. Victorian Soundscapes. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Rice, T. 2013. Hearing and the Hospital. Canon Pyon: Sean Kingston Press.