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Signing the body poetic : essays on American Sign Language literature

Author: H-Dirksen L Bauman; Jennifer L Nelson; Heidi M Rose
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book presents the work of a renowned and diverse group of deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing scholars who examine original ASL poetry, narrative, and drama. The book provides new insight into the history, culture, and creative achievements of the deaf community while expanding the scope of the visual and performing arts, literary criticism, and comparative literature.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Educational
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Signing the body poetic.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006016236
(OCoLC)69331526
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H-Dirksen L Bauman; Jennifer L Nelson; Heidi M Rose
ISBN: 9780520935914 0520935918 1429413492 9781429413497
OCLC Number: 76813002
Language Note: Accompanying DVD in American Sign language with English subtitles and/or voiceover.
Notes: "Includes DVD."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction / H.-Dirksen L. Bauman, Jennifer L. Nelson, Heidi M. Rose --
Face-to-face tradition in the American deaf community : dynamics of the teller, the tale, and the audience / Ben Bahan --
The camera as printing press : how film has influenced ASL literature / Christopher B. Krentz --
Deaf American theater / Cynthia Peters --
Getting out of line : toward a visual and cinematic poetics of ASL / H.-Dirksen L. Bauman --
Textual bodies, bodily texts / Jennifer L. Nelson --
The poet in the poem in the performance : the relation of body, self, and text in ASL literature / Heidi M. Rose --
ASL literature comes of age : creative "writing" in the classroom / Liz Wolter --
"If there are Greek epics, there should be deaf epics" : how protest became poetry / Kristen C. Harmon --
Visual screaming : Willy Conley's deaf theater and Charlie Chaplin's silent cinema / Carol L. Robinson --
Hearing things : the scandal of speech in deaf performance / Michael Davidson --
Afterword / Carol A. Padden --
Appendix A: Time line of ASL literature development --
Appendix B: ASL video references.
Responsibility: H-Dirksen L. Bauman, Jennifer L. Nelson, Heidi M. Rose, editors ; with a foreword by William C. Stokoe and a preface by W.J.T. Mitchell.
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