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Title All ears : the aesthetics of espionage / Peter Szendy ; translated by Roland Végső.
Author Szendy, Peter, author.
Publication New York, NY : Fordham University Press, 2017.
Copyright date ©2017
Edition First edition.
Description xvii, 150 pages : illustration ; 21 cm
Call # 327.12 S
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-150).
Note Translated from the French.
Contents Entrance: the spies of Jericho -- Discipline and listen. Before the wiretap ; Overhearing and diaphony ; small history of big ears (toward the panacousticon) ; Mastery and metrics in Figaro ; The ages of fear ; Telelistening and telesurveillance ; A secret conversation -- Underground passage: the mole in its burrow -- In the footsteps of Orpheus. The trackers, with hidden noise ; The mortal ear, or Orpheus turns around ; On the phone: Papageno at Mabuse's ; The phantom of the opera ; Wozzeck at the moment of his death ; Adorno, the informer -- Exit: J.D.'s dream.
Subject Espionage.
Aesthetics.
Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Motion pictures -- Aesthetics.
Aesthetics. (OCoLC)fst00798702
Espionage. (OCoLC)fst00915379
Motion pictures -- Aesthetics. (OCoLC)fst01027288
Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics. (OCoLC)fst01030408
Addl. Title Sur écoute. English
ISBN 0823273962 (paperback) :
9780823273966 (paperback) :
0823273954 (hardcover)
9780823273959 (hardcover)

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