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Modernity'S EarListening to Race and Gender in World Music$
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Roshanak Kheshti

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9781479867011

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9781479867011.001.0001

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Epilogue

Epilogue

Modernity’s Radical Ear and the Sonic Infidelity of Zora Neale Hurston’s Recordings

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(p.125) Epilogue
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Modernity'S Ear
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Roshanak Kheshti

Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479867011.003.0007

The concluding chapter offers an alternate and parallel history of listening to the other in modernity through an examination of recordings made of and by Zora Neale Hurston in various recording expeditions between 1935 and 1939. This contrapuntal Epilogue focuses on recordings that offer an alternative listening relation to the one chronicled in the other five chapters, one that is as firmly rooted within modernity but refuses the social structuration and symbolic formations mapped in the WMCI. This concluding chapter presents a different origin story of recording than the one chronicled in the book, offering the starting point for a liberationist genealogy that the book wishes for.

Keywords:   Zora Neale Hurston, James Snead, phonographic refusal, ethnographic refusal, sonic infidelity

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