Hearing with the Side of the Ear

Dominic Mastroianni

Clemson University

Dominic Mastroianni is Associate Professor of English at Clemson University, and the author of Politics and Skepticism in Antebellum American Literature (Cambridge, 2014).


This paper reconsiders the role of music in Thoreau's thinking about matter. At various moments in his Journal (1837-61) Thoreau imagines the earth, the world, nature, and his own body to be musical instruments. Such moments... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Dominic Mastroianni (Clemson University)

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P30 » Forms of Life (08:30 - Friday, 23rd March, Fiesta III-IV)

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