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Miriama Young, Singing the Body Electric: The Human Voice and Sound Technology (Farnham: Ashgate, 2015), ISBN: 978-0-754-66986-9 (hb).

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1 Abbate, Carolyn, Unsung Voices: Opera and the Musical Narrative in the Nineteenth Century (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996); Poizat, Michel, The Angel's Cry: Beyond the Pleasure Principle in Opera, trans. Denner, Arthur (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1992); and Chion, Michel, The Voice in Cinema , trans. Gorbman, Claudia (New York: Columbia University Press, 1999).

2 Ihde, Don, Listening and Voice: Phenomenologies of Sound (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2007); Connor, Steven, Dumbstruck: A Cultural History of Ventriloquism (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2000) and Beyond Words: Sobs, Hums, Stutters and Vocalizations (London: Reaktion Books, 2014); Dolar, Mladen, A Voice and Nothing More, ed. Žižek, Slavoj (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2006); Cavarero, Adriana, For More Than One Voice: Towards a Philosophy of Vocal Expression, trans. Kottman, Paul A. (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2005).

3 Sterne, Jonathan, ‘Sonic Imaginations’, The Sound Studies Reader, ed. Sterne, Jonathan (London and New York: Routledge, 2012), 119.

4 Young quotes Dolar in her introduction. See Dolar, A Voice and Nothing More, 13.

5 Sterne, Jonathan, The Audible Past: Cultural Origins of Sound Reproduction (Durham: Duke University Press, 2003); and Weiss, Allen, Breathless: Sound Recording, Disembodiment and The Transformation of Lyrical Nostalgia (Durham: Duke University Press, 1995).

6 Serres, Michel, Genesis, trans. James, Genevieve and Nielson, James (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1997).

7 Deleuze, Gilles and Guattari, Felix, Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia, trans. Hurley, Robert, Seem, Mark, and Lane, Helen R. (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1983).

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