Silencing the Sounded Self John Cage and the American Experimental Tradition By Christopher Shultis

    University Press of New England
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    Having placed Cage in the experimental tradition of music, poetry, and literature, Christopher Shultis offers provocative interpretations of Cage’s aesthetic views, especially as they concern the issue of non-intention, and addresses some of his most path-breaking music as well as several experimentally innovative written works.

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