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By Jacob Smith,Neil Verma

ISBN-10: 0520285301

ISBN-13: 9780520285309

ISBN-10: 0520285328

ISBN-13: 9780520285323

This assortment examines the paintings of Norman Corwin—one of an important, but understudied, media authors of all time—as a serious lens to view the background of multimedia authorship and sound creation. referred to as the “poet laureate” of radio, Corwin is most renowned for his radio dramas, which reached thousands of listeners around the globe and contributed to radio’s luck as a mass media shape within the Nineteen Thirties and Forties. yet Corwin was once additionally a pioneer in different fields, together with cinema, theater, television, and journalism. In each one of those parts, he had a particular method of “soundwork,” counting on artistic prerecorded and live-in-real-time atmospheric results within the studio, between different aesthetic suggestions. Exploring the diversity of Corwin’s work—from his international struggle II–era poetry and his particular tasks for the United international locations to his path-breaking writing for movie and television—and its impact on media this day, those essays underscore the political and social impression of Corwin’s oeuvre and cement his recognition as a key author within the background of many sound media.

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