Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Arts Journal - Words

Audiobooks: They’re Just As Good As ‘Real’ Books

Seriously though, think of The Iliad. “Our cultural anxiety about audiobooks may have deeper roots in media and educational history, dating as far back as the beginning of the Enlightenment period, when the West made a general shift towards the privileging of sight over the other senses. After all, oral storytelling predates print and writing by thousands of years.”

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