Vox Media: Sound, "under language," and "narrative archaeology" in/as Literature
This essay describes (re)combining and/or (re)conceptualizing sound artifacts from two pioneering works of electronic literature no longer readily available to create a new, sound-based narrative for each work. The techne proposed promotes broader opportunities for conceptualizing and creating literary artifacts characterized by audibility of text, sound as text and meaning, and heightened awareness of the author’s and/or speaker’s voice(s) in the text. This approach may help challenge the past invisibility of voice in literature and promote practices more rewarding than simulacra, description, or transcription. Vox Media. Sound in and/or as literature.
sound, remix, under language, sound narratives, sound files, computer code, narrative archaeology, hearing, listening, aural/oral storytelling
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