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432. Aural Literature and Close Listening

Tuesday, 5 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Beacon H, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Michelle Nancy Levy, Simon Fraser Univ., Burnaby

1. "The Case against Audiobooks," Matthew Rubery, Univ. of London, Queen Mary Coll.

2. "Aural Literacy in a Visual Era: Is Anyone Listening?" Cornelius Collins, Fordham Univ., Bronx

3. "Novel Sound Tracks and the Future of Hybridized Reading," Justin St. Clair, Univ. of South Alabama

4. "Poetry as MP3: PennSound, Poetry Recording, and the New Digital Archive," Lisa A. Hollenbach, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

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  • Genre, Theory, Method – History of the Book, Reception Theory, Comparison with Other Media, and Performance

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