Help
Skip to main content

UPDATE: Royal Mail have now resumed shipments on ALL International services but delays should be expected, please choose FEDEX if your order is urgent.

Out of Time: Music and the Making of Modernity

  • Author: Johnson, Julian
Including many musical examples and a wealth of references to literature on modernity and music, this refreshing exploration of "modern music" goes backward and forward, and surrounds music in... More…

Book

$57.00

Special import

Estimated despatch time 2 - 4 weeks

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Mapping musical modernity
  • 1. Being Late
  • Looking back
  • Brokenness
  • Remembering
  • 2. Being Early
  • Pushing forwards
  • The temporality of desire
  • Sounding utopia
  • 3. The Precarious Present
  • Simultaneity
  • Boredom
  • Historicism as modernism
  • 4. Being Everywhere
  • The space of music
  • Labyrinths
  • Technologies of the musical body
  • 5. Being Elsewhere
  • Music as transport
  • The metaphysics of restlessness
  • Re-enchantment
  • 6. Placing the Self
  • Being nowhere
  • Hypersubjectivity
  • Staging the self
  • 7. Like a Language
  • Disclosure
  • Discourse
  • Music as self-critique
  • 8. Le corps sonore
  • The return of the repressed
  • Bodies of sound
  • The grammar of dreams
  • Bibliography