London Voices  1820   1840 Book PDF

London Voices 1820 1840

  • Author : Roger Parker
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2019-12-09
  • Genre : Music
  • Pages : 299
  • ISBN : 9780226670188

London Voices 1820 1840 Book Description :

London, 1820. The British capital is a metropolis that overwhelms dwellers and visitors alike with constant exposure to all kinds of sensory stimulation. Over the next two decades, the city’s tumult will reach new heights: as population expansion places different classes in dangerous proximity and ideas of political and social reform linger in the air, London begins to undergo enormous infrastructure change that will alter it forever. It is the London of this period that editors Roger Parker and Susan Rutherford pinpoint in this book, which chooses one broad musical category—voice—and engages with it through essays on music of the streets, theaters, opera houses, and concert halls; on the raising of voices in religious and sociopolitical contexts; and on the perception of voice in literary works and scientific experiments with acoustics. Emphasizing human subjects, this focus on voice allows the authors to explore the multifaceted issues that shaped London, from the anxiety surrounding the city’s importance in the musical world at large to the changing vocal imaginations that permeated the epoch. Capturing the breadth of sonic stimulations and cultures available—and sometimes unavoidable—to residents at the time, London Voices, 1820–1840 sheds new light on music in Britain and the richness of London culture during this period.

Voices of Christmas Book PDF

Voices of Christmas

  • Author : Louis Sand
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1860
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN : OXFORD:590873083

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Our Voices  Our Histories Book PDF

Our Voices Our Histories

  • Author : Shirley Hune
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-10
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 520
  • ISBN : 9781479821105

Our Voices Our Histories Book Description :

An innovative anthology showcasing Asian American and Pacific Islander women’s histories Our Voices, Our Histories brings together thirty-five Asian American and Pacific Islander authors in a single volume to explore the historical experiences, perspectives, and actions of Asian American and Pacific Islander women in the United States and beyond. This volume is unique in exploring Asian American and Pacific Islander women’s lives along local, transnational, and global dimensions. The contributions present new research on diverse aspects of Asian American and Pacific Islander women’s history, from the politics of language, to the role of food, to experiences as adoptees, mixed race, and second generation, while acknowledging shared experiences as women of color in the United States. Our Voices, Our Histories showcases how new approaches in US history, Asian American and Pacific Islander studies, and Women’s and Gender studies inform research on Asian American and Pacific Islander women. Attending to the collective voices of the women themselves, the volume seeks to transform current understandings of Asian American and Pacific Islander women’s histories.

Living Voices Book PDF

Living Voices

  • Author : Living voices
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1873
  • Genre : English poetry
  • Pages : 546
  • ISBN : OXFORD:600083381

Living Voices Book Description :

Voices and Books in the English Renaissance Book PDF

Voices and Books in the English Renaissance

  • Author : Jennifer Richards
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2019-10-29
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780198809067

Voices and Books in the English Renaissance Book Description :

Voices and Books in the English Renaissance offers a new history of reading that focuses on the oral reader and the voice- or performance-aware silent reader, rather than the historical reader, who is invariably male, silent, and alone. It recovers the vocality of education for boys and girls in Renaissance England, and the importance of training in pronuntiatio (delivery) for oral-aural literary culture. It offers the first attempt to recover the voice--and tones of voice especially--from textual sources. It explores what happens when we bring voice to text, how vocal tone realizes or changes textual meaning, and how the literary writers of the past tried to represent their own and others' voices, as well as manage and exploit their readers' voices. The volume offers fresh readings of key Tudor authors who anticipated oral readers including Anne Askew, William Baldwin, and Thomas Nashe. It rethinks what a printed book can be by searching the printed page for vocal cues and exploring the neglected role of the voice in the printing process. Renaissance printed books have often been misheard and a preoccupation with their materiality has led to a focus on them as objects. Indeed, Renaissance printed books are alive with possible voices, but we will not understand this while we focus on the silent reader.

Hearing Voices Book PDF

Hearing Voices

  • Author : Sarah Finley
  • Publisher : University of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2019-02-01
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 252
  • ISBN : 9781496211798

Hearing Voices Book Description :

Hearing Voices takes a fresh look at sound in the poetry and prose of colonial Latin American poet and nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648/51–95). A voracious autodidact, Sor Juana engaged with early modern music culture in a way that resonates deeply in her writing. Despite the privileging of harmony within Sor Juana’s work, however, links between the poet’s musical inheritance and subjects such as acoustics, cognition, writing, and visual art have remained unexplored. These lacunae have marginalized nonmusical aurality and contributed to the persistence of both ocularcentrism and a corresponding visual dominance in scholarship on Sor Juana—and indeed in early modern cultural production in general. As in many areas of her work, Sor Juana’s engagement with acoustical themes restructures gendered discourses and transposes them to a feminine key. Hearing Voices focuses on these aural conceits in highlighting the importance of sound and—in most cases—its relationship with gender in Sor Juana’s work and early modern culture. Sarah Finley explores attitudes toward women’s voices and music making; intersections of music, rhetoric, and painting; aurality in Baroque visual art; sound and ritual; and the connections between optics and acoustics. Finley demonstrates how Sor Juana’s striking aurality challenges ocularcentric interpretations and problematizes paradigms that pin vision to logos, writing, and other empirical models that traditionally favor men’s voices. Sound becomes a vehicle for women’s agency and responds to anxiety about the female voice, particularly in early modern convent culture.

Voices of Life  Poems Book PDF

Voices of Life Poems

  • Author : Emily Pierpoint DE LESDERNIER
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1862
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 104
  • ISBN : BL:A0017930524

Voices of Life Poems Book Description :

The Silence and the Voices of God Book PDF

The Silence and the Voices of God

  • Author : Frederic William Farrar
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1877
  • Genre : Sermons, English
  • Pages : 238
  • ISBN : WISC:89097212849

The Silence and the Voices of God Book Description :

The Two Voices Book PDF

The Two Voices

  • Author : Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1889
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 44
  • ISBN : HARVARD:32044086853355

The Two Voices Book Description :

Voices through many years Book PDF

Voices through many years

  • Author : George James Finch- Hatton (11th earl of Winchilsea.)
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1879
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN : OXFORD:555064367

Voices through many years Book Description :

Many voices  by M  Tollemache   Book PDF

Many voices by M Tollemache

  • Author : Mrs. Marguerite Tollemache
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1883
  • Genre : Devotional literature
  • Pages : 253
  • ISBN : OXFORD:590985078

Many voices by M Tollemache Book Description :



  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1841
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX

VOICES OF THE NIGHT Book Description :

Three Motets for Female Voices No 1 Hear Us Gracious Lord Veni Domine No 2 Ye Sons of Israel Laudate Pueri No 3 The Good Shepherd Domenica Ii Post Pascha With Organ Or Pianoforte The English Version by John Oxenford Eng Lat Book Description :

Confronting Environmental Racism Book PDF

Confronting Environmental Racism

  • Author : Robert D. Bullard
  • Publisher : South End Press
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 259
  • ISBN : 0896084469

Confronting Environmental Racism Book Description :

The connection between racism and environmental quality is increasingly visible. People of color in urban and rural areas are the most likely victims of industrial dumping, toxic landfills, uranium mining, and dangerous waste incinerators. This groundbreaking anthology grows out of the National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit and brings together leading scholars, environmental leaders, and social justice activists of the emerging environmental justice movement.

Vanishing Voices Book PDF

Vanishing Voices

  • Author : Daniel Nettle
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2000-07-27
  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0198031181

Vanishing Voices Book Description :

Few people know that nearly one hundred native languages once spoken in what is now California are near extinction, or that most of Australia's 250 aboriginal languages have vanished. In fact, at least half of the world's languages may die out in the next century. Daniel Nettle and Suzanne Romaine assert that this trend is far more than simply disturbing. Making explicit the link between language survival and environmental issues, they argue that the extinction of languages is part of the larger picture of near-total collapse of the worldwide ecosystem. Indeed, the authors contend that the struggle to preserve precious environmental resources-such as the rainforest-cannot be separated from the struggle to maintain diverse cultures, and that the causes of language death, like that of ecological destruction, lie at the intersection of ecology and politics. In addition to defending the world's endangered languages, the authors also pay homage to the last speakers of dying tongues, such as Red Thundercloud, a Native American in South Carolina; Ned Mandrell, with whom the Manx language passed away in 1974; and Arthur Bennett, an Australian who was the last person to know more than a few words of Mbabaram. In our languages lies the accumulated knowledge of humanity. Indeed, each language is a unique window on experience. Vanishing Voices is a call to preserve this resource, before it is too late.

Voices  Choices  and Second Chances Book PDF

Voices Choices and Second Chances

  • Author : Virginia Walden Ford
  • Publisher : DC Parents for School Choice
  • Release Date : 2005-04
  • Genre : Education
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN : 0974983055

Voices Choices and Second Chances Book Description :

How to win the battle to bring opportunity scholarships to your state, based on the dramatic story and ultimately successful campaign of D.C. Parents for School Choice: Get the inside story on this grassroots effort and empower parents for your own campaign. This book teaches parents how to fight to free children from failing schools. It equips you to speak out and secure school choice so that the right learning environment can be given to each child. You get both instruction and inspiration in this compelling, candid book.

Our Masters  Voices Book PDF

Our Masters Voices

  • Author : Max Atkinson
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Genre : Political Science
  • Pages : 203
  • ISBN : 0415018757

Our Masters Voices Book Description :

Max Atkinson presents a neat blend of applied political psychology and communications theory that is bound to be read closely in the corridors of power. His study of the art of effective political persuasion will revolutionize - for the better - political communications in Britain.' - "Robert Worcester. Chairman, MORI (Market and Opinion Research International Ltd)"

Somanatha Book PDF


  • Author : Romila Thapar
  • Publisher : Verso
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 265
  • ISBN : 1844670201

Somanatha Book Description :

History and sources of Somanatha Temple; a study.

Anarchist Voices Book PDF

Anarchist Voices

  • Author : Paul Avrich
  • Publisher : AK Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre : Political Science
  • Pages : 574
  • ISBN : 1904859275

Anarchist Voices Book Description :

In Anarchist Voices, Avrich lets anarchists speak for themselves.