The Oxford Handbook of New Audiovisual Aesthetics

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John Richardson, Claudia Gorbman, Carol Vernallis
Oxford University Press, Aug 20, 2013 - Music - 752 pages
This handbook provides powerful ways to understand changes in the current media landscape. Media forms and genres are proliferating as never before, from movies, computer games and iPods to video games and wireless phones. This essay collection by recognized scholars, practitioners and non-academic writers opens discussion in exciting new directions.
 

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Contents

THEORETICAL PRESSURE POINTS
37
NARRATIVE GENRE MEANING
121
EXPANDED SOUNDTRACKS
323
EMERGING AUDIOVISUAL FORMS
433
AUDIOVISUALITY IN PERFORMANCE AND DAILY LIFE
603
Index
673
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John Richardson is Professor of Musicology at the University of Turku, Finland, and author of An Eye for Music: Popular Music and the Audiovisual Surreal (2011) and Singing Archeology: Philip Glasss Akhnaten (1999). Claudia Gorbman is Professor of Film Studies at the University of Washington - Tacoma, author of Unheard Melodies: Narrative Film Music (1987), and the translator of five books including four by Michel Chion. Carol Vernallis teaches in Film and Media studies at Stanford University and is author of Experiencing Music Video: Aesthetics and Cultural Context (2004) and Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema (2013).

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