The Movement of Air, The Breath of Meaning: Aurality
and Multimodal Composing

The audio essays represented in this site, all authored by students in 1999-2006, constitute a central part of the article, "The Movement of Air, the Breath of Meaning: Aurality and Multimodal Composing" in College Composition and Communication, June 2009, 60(4): 611-663.

Although I and the authors reflect on these four aural compositions within this site, they are texts that have their own lives and that can stand easily on their own without the benefit of printed commentary.

In fact, the environment of print is entirely inadequate to the task of representing the various dimensions of sound as a composing modality; hence, the necessity of including them on this web site instead of within the pages of the CCC.

"The Legacy of Music" (5:30)
Sonya Borton

"Literacy = Identity:
Can You See Me?" (2:47)
Elisa Norris

"Yelling Boy" (3:04)
Wendy Wolters Hinshaw

"Lord of the Machine: Reading the Human Computer Relationship" (11:39)
Daniel Keller

 

 

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