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In The Sound of Nonsense, Richard Elliott highlights the importance of sound in understanding the 'nonsense' of writers such as Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, James Joyce and Mervyn Peake, before connecting this noisy writing to works which engage more directly with sound, including sound poetry, experimental music and pop. By emphasising sonic factors, Elliott makes new and fascinating connections between a wide range of artistic examples to ultimately build a case for the importance of sound in creating, maintaining and disrupting meaning.
Author(s): Elliott R
Series Editor(s): Bull M
Publication type: Authored Book
Publication status: Published
Series Title: The Study of Sound
Number of Pages: 160
Print publication date: 28/12/2017
Acceptance date: 09/05/2017
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Place Published: New York
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