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Deadness: technologies of the intermundane

Piekut, Benjamin and Stanyek, Jason (2010) Deadness: technologies of the intermundane TDR: The Drama Review, 54, (1), pp. 14-38. (doi:10.1162/dram.2010.54.1.14).

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Posthumous duets—performances involving a dead singer and a living one—have become ubiquitous in popular music. As the case of Natalie and Nat “King” Cole’s “Unforgettable” makes clear, all sound recording harnesses the productive capacities of both living and dead, patterned through specific forms of co-laboring, or “deadness.”

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Published date: 1 March 2010


Local EPrints ID: 151363
ISSN: 1054-2043
PURE UUID: 87352e0a-1767-4a2a-9a89-029494e552dd

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Date deposited: 10 May 2010 14:17
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:55

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Author: Benjamin Piekut
Author: Jason Stanyek

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