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By Karmen MacKendrick

ISBN-10: 082326999X

ISBN-13: 9780823269990

ISBN-10: 0823270009

ISBN-13: 9780823270002

Philosophers for millennia have attempted to silence the actual musicality of voice in desire of the purity of principles with out subject, souls with no our bodies. however, voices resonate between our bodies, between texts, and throughout denotation and sound; they're singular, as exact as fingerprints, yet irreducibly collective too. they're fabric, somatic, and musical. yet voices also are meaningful—they supply physique to options that can't exist in abstractions, necessary to experience but in way over it. they are often neither diminished to neurology nor silenced in abstraction. They complicate the trademarks of the start and emphasize the enfleshing of all phrases. via explorations of theology and philosophy, pedagogy, translation, and semiotics, all interwoven with music, the problem of Voice works towards reintegrating our wondering either talking and authorial voice as fleshy combinings of which means and music.

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