The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Imagination Vol. 1

Mark Grimshaw-Aagaard (Editor), Mads Walther-Hansen (Editor), Martin Knakkergaard (Editor)

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The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Imagination is a two-volume anthology that covers the topic of imagination in the context of sound and music. There are 70 chapters in 10 parts across two volumes that present thinking and research on the topic from a broad multi-disciplinary perspective, and the fields of study represented include (but are not limited to): music (composition, improvisation, philosophy, therapy, and so forth); sound studies; acoustics and bioacoustics; cognition and neurology; psychology; literature, poetry, and comics; heritage studies; anthropology; branding and advertising; audio technology; film studies; computer games and virtual reality; and aesthetics. Volume 1 of the handbook contains 39 chapters organized across five parts (Foundations; Society and Identity; Language; Image; and Space and Place).
Original languageEnglish
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages862
ISBN (Print)9780190460167
Publication statusPublished - 2019


  • sound
  • imagination
  • music


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