Wireless Imagination: Sound, Radio, and the Avant-Garde. Douglas KAHN, Gregory WHITEHEAD.
Wireless Imagination: Sound, Radio, and the Avant-Garde.

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Wireless Imagination: Sound, Radio, and the Avant-Garde.

Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 1992. First edition. 452pp. "By gathering both original essays and several newly translated documents into a single volume, [the] editors...provide a close audition to some of the most telling and soundful moments in the 'deaf century', including the fantastic acoustic scenarios projected through the writings of Raymond Roussel, the 'gap music' of Marcel Duchamp, the varied sonic activities of the early Russian avant-garde and of French surrealism, the language labyrinths constructed by the producers of New German Hörspiel, and the cut-up ventriloquism of William S. Burroughs" (dw. blurb). Contributors include Robin Lydenberg (on Burroughs), Mel Gordon, Craig Adcock, Allen S. Weiss, and the editors. Fine in dw.

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