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Crossing the Divide : Representations of Deafness in Biography.

Author: Rachel M Hartig
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers an unusual perspective of the process by which three deaf French biographers from the 19th-20th centuries attempted to cross the cultural divide between deaf and hearing worlds.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hartig, Rachel M.
Crossing the Divide : Representations of Deafness in Biography.
Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet University Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel M Hartig
ISBN: 9781563683725 1563683725
OCLC Number: 987691890
Description: 1 online resource (176 pages)
Contents: Cover ; Title page ; Copyright page ; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. On the Nature of Biographical Form: Is Biography Disguised Autobiography?; 2. Crossing the Divide: Yvonne Pitrois and Helen Keller Dialogue about Disability; 3. Jean-Ferdinand Berthier: The Development of an Activist ; 4. Yvonne Pitrois: A Journey from Darkness to Light ; 5. Corinne Rocheleau: Rescripting Life as a Deaf Woman ; 6. Biography in Deaf Hands: An Analysis ; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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This book offers an unusual perspective of the process by which three deaf French biographers from the 19th-20th centuries attempted to cross the cultural divide between deaf and hearing worlds.

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