The Resource Lost sound: : the forgotten art of radio storytelling, Jeff Porter, (ebook)

Lost sound: : the forgotten art of radio storytelling, Jeff Porter, (ebook)

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Lost sound: : the forgotten art of radio storytelling
Title
Lost sound:
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the forgotten art of radio storytelling
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Jeff Porter
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eng
Summary
From Archibald MacLeish to David Sedaris, radio storytelling has long borrowed from the world of literature, yet the narrative radio work of well-known writers and others is a story that has not been told before. And when the literary aspects of specific programs such as The War of the Worlds or Sorry, Wrong Number were considered, scrutiny was superficial. In Lost Sound, Jeff Porter examines the vital interplay between acoustic techniques and modernist practices in the growth of radio. Concentrating on the 1930s through the 1970s, but also speaking to the rising popularity of today's narrative broadcasts such as This American Life, Radiolab, Serial, and The Organicist, Porter's close readings of key radio programs show how writers adapted literary techniques to an acoustic medium with great effect. Addressing avant-garde sound poetry and experimental literature on the air, alongside industry policy and network economics, Porter identifies the ways radio challenged the conventional distinctions between highbrow and lowbrow cultural content to produce a dynamic popular culture
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Midwest
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1951-
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Porter, Jeffrey Lyn
Dewey number
791.4402/8
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Radio and literature
  • Storytelling in mass media
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Lost sound: : the forgotten art of radio storytelling, Jeff Porter, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781469627786
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11718678
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remote
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11718678
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MWT11718678
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Lost sound: : the forgotten art of radio storytelling, Jeff Porter, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469627786
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11718678
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11718678
System control number
MWT11718678
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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