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  Volume 63, Number 3, September 2011

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Sound Clash: Listening to American Studies

Edited by Kara Keeling and Josh Kun


pp. v-vi

Introduction: Listening to American Studies

pp. 445-459

Sound Technologies and Subjectivities

Splitting Sight and Sound: Thomas Dewing’s A Reading, Gilded Age Women, and the Phonograph

pp. 461-485

Intimacy Threats and Intersubjective Users: Telephone Training Films, 1927–1962

pp. 487-507

“What, for me, constitutes life in a sound?”: Electronic Sounds as Lively and Differentiated Individuals

pp. 509-530

Audible Citizenship and Audiomobility: Race, Technology, and CB Radio

pp. 531-553

The Recording Studio on Stage: Liveness in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

pp. 555-571

Quiet Comfort: Noise, Otherness, and the Mobile Production of Personal Space

pp. 573-589

Sounding Race, Ethnicity, and Gender

“An Indian in a White Man’s Camp”: Johnny Cash’s Indian Country Music

pp. 591-617

Abolitionism’s Resonant Bodies: The Realization of African American Performance

pp. 619-639

Marian Anderson and “Sonic Blackness” in American Opera

pp. 641-671

Soul Vibrations: Black Music and Black Freedom in Sound and Space

pp. 673-696

Back Door Man: Howlin’ Wolf and the Sound of Jim Crow

pp. 697-710

Touching Listening: The Aural Imaginary in the World Music Culture Industry

pp. 711-731

Sound, Citizenship, and the Public Sphere

The “War on Noise”: Sound and Space in La Guardia’s New York

pp. 733-760

Forced Listening: The Contested Use of Loudspeakers for Commercial and Political Messages in the Public Soundscape

pp. 761-780

Reproducing U.S. Citizenship in Blackboard Jungle: Race, Cold War Liberalism, and the Tape Recorder

pp. 781-806

Sounds of Surveillance: U.S. Spanish-Language Radio Patrols La Migra

pp. 807-829

The Political Agency of Musical Beauty

pp. 831-855



pp. 857-862

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