How sound serves as a bridge between the world and our senses
Poet and broadcaster Seán Street shows how we ‘read’ the world through sound, and that everything – from the printed word to landscapes and specific places, be they urban, rural or maritime – are texts that evoke a response within us.
Seán Street is a writer, poet and practising broadcaster with a particular interest and reputation in the making of impressionistic radio documentary features, particularly for the BBC. His new book The Sound inside the Silence: Travels in the Sonic Imagination follows Sound Poetics and Sound at the Edge of Perception. He is emeritus professor at Bournemouth University, UK.
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