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Silence and its Derivatives

Conversations Across Disciplines

Palgrave Macmillan
  • Examines silence and silencing in and out of discourse

  • Underlines the thematic and methodological contact zones between different fields and traditions

  • Aims to flesh out conceptual and methodological similarities and differences across disciplines

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Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix
  2. Towards an Ontology of Silence in Music

    • Johannes Voit
    Pages 19-41
  3. Night and Silence: Five Breaths at the End of the World

    • Jason Bahbak Mohaghegh
    Pages 215-233
  4. The Body Without Organs: On Silencing the Self

    • Steven L. Bindeman
    Pages 293-309
  5. Back Matter

    Pages 349-359

About this book

This edited book examines silence and silencing in and out of discourse, as viewed through a variety of contexts such as historical archives, day-to-day conversations, modern poetry, creative writing clubs, and visual novels, among others. The contributions engage with the historical shifts in how silence and silencing have been viewed, conceptualized and recorded throughout the course of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, then present a series of case studies from disciplines including linguistics, history, literature and culture, and geographical settings ranging from Argentina to the Philippines, Nigeria, Ireland, Morocco, Japan, South Africa, and Vietnam. Through these examples, the authors underline the thematic and methodological contact zones between different fields and traditions, providing a stimulating and truly interdisciplinary volume that will be of interest to scholars across the humanities.
 

Mahshid Mayar is Assistant Professor of American Studies at Bielefeld University, Germany. 

Marion Schulte is Professor of English Linguistics at University of Rostock, Germany. 

Keywords

  • discourse studies
  • postcolonial studies
  • archival science
  • Caribbean
  • Ancient Rome
  • Nigeria
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Senegal
  • Ireland
  • Austria

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of British and American Studies, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany

    Mahshid Mayar

  • University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany

    Marion Schulte

About the editors

 Mahshid Mayar is Assistant Professor of American Studies at Bielefeld University, Germany. 

 Marion Schulte is Professor of English Linguistics at University of Rostock, Germany. 


Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Silence and its Derivatives

  • Book Subtitle: Conversations Across Disciplines

  • Editors: Mahshid Mayar, Marion Schulte

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-06523-1

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Cham

  • eBook Packages: Social Sciences, Social Sciences (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2022

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-031-06522-4

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-031-06523-1

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XIX, 359

  • Number of Illustrations: 15 b/w illustrations, 13 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Sociolinguistics, Literary Criticism, Cultural Studies, Cultural History

Buying options

eBook USD 129.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-031-06523-1
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book USD 169.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)