The Sonic and the Chthonic: The Strange Case of Francis Grierson

Jonathan Elmer

Indiana University

Jonathan Elmer is Professor of English at Indiana University, where he also serves as Director of the College Arts and Humanities Institute. He has published widely on American literature and culture, and is at work on a study titled "Remedial Poe."


Two of the most robust areas of inquiry in 19C Americanist studies are sound studies and environmental studies (which includes climate, ecological, and geological investigations). Each field has complex origins: sound studies... [ view full abstract ]


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P07 » Hearing Things: Sound, Music (08:30 - Thursday, 22nd March, Enchantment C)

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