Sounding American: Hollywood, Opera, and Jazz

Sounding American: Hollywood, Opera, and Jazz

by Jennifer Fleeger


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199366491
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 06/02/2014
Series: Oxford Music/Media Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jennifer Fleeger is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Media and Communication Studies at Ursinus College. Her second book, Mismatched Women: The Siren's Song Through the Machine, will also appear in Oxford's Music/Media Series.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Archiving America: Sound Technology and Musical Representation
Chapter 2 Opera Cut Short: From the Castrato to the Film Fragment
Chapter 3 Selling Jazz Short: Hollywood and the Fantasy of Musical Agency
Chapter 4 Opera and Jazz in the Score: Toward a New Spectatorship


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