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Published in the Journal of Sonic Studies:

 

The attention to techne reveals the broader aim of the book, which is to theorize the relationship between techne and physis, technique and nature. Kane employs Kafka’s story “The Burrow,” in which a poor animal is tortured by a high-pitched noise that it cannot identify, as an alternative ontology of acousmatic sound. This gives way to an extended analysis of novel case studies, particularly the music of Les Paul and Mary Ford, before ending with an extended chapter dealing with psychoanalysis and the acousmatic voice.

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