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Resonant Recoveries: French Music and Trauma Between the World Wars

Jillian C. Rogers

Abstract

Resonant Recoveries: French Music and Trauma Between the World Wars illustrates that coping with trauma was a central concern for French musicians active after World War I. The losses and violent warfare of World War I shaped how interwar French musicians—from those fighting in the trenches and working in military hospitals to more well-known musicians—engaged with music. Situated at the intersections of musicology, history, sound and performance studies, and psychology and trauma studies, Resonant Recoveries argues that modernists’ compositions and musical activities were sonorous locations f ... More

Keywords: music, trauma, World War I, trauma, grief, mourning, embodiment, sound studies, performance studies, psychology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780190658298
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190658298.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jillian C. Rogers, author
Assistant Professor of Musicology, Indiana University