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Reading Victorian deafness : signs and sounds in Victorian literature and culture

Author: Jennifer Esmail
Publisher: Athens : Ohio Univ. Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reading Victorian Deafness is the first book to address the crucial role that deaf people, and their unique language of signs, played in Victorian culture.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Esmail
ISBN: 9780821420348 0821420348
OCLC Number: 856807306
Awards: Winner of Sonya Rudikoff Award 2013
Short-listed for British Society for Literature and Science Book Prize 2013
Description: XI, 285 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
Contents: List of IllustrationsAcknowledgmentsIntroductionOne"Perchance My Hand May Touch the Lyre"Deaf Poetry and the Politics of LanguageTwo"I Listened with My Eyes"Writing Speech and Reading Deafness in the Fiction of Charles Dickens and Wilkie CollinsThree"Human in Shape, but Only Half Human in Attributes"Sign Language, Evolutionary Theory, and the Animal-Human DivideFour"A Deaf Variety of the Human Race"?Sign Language, Deaf Marriage, and Utopian and Dystopian Visions of Deaf CommunitiesFive"Finding the Shapes of Sounds"Prosthetic Technology, Speech, and Victorian DeafnessConclusionThe Act of Reading Victorian DeafnessNotesBibliographyIndex
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"Jennifer Esmail's superb study establishes her as a name to be reckoned with in the developing field of disability studies, and in Victorian cultural and literary scholarship more generally. Her Read more...

 
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