Reflections [electronic resource] : The Life and Writings of a Young Blind Woman in Post-Revolutionary France / Therese-Adele Husson ; translated and with commentary by Catherine J. Kudlick and Zina Weygand.

Author
Husson, Therese-Adele, 1803-1831 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
1st ed.
Published/​Created
New York : New York University Press, c2001.
Description
1 online resource (173 p.)

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Subject(s)
Series
The History of Disability
Summary note
In the 1820s, several years before Braille was invented, Therese-Adele Husson, a young blind woman from provincial France, wrote an audacious manifesto about her life, French society, and her hopes for the future. Through extensive research and scholarly detective work, authors Catherine Kudlick and Zina Weygand have rescued this intriguing woman and the remarkable story of her life and tragic death from obscurity, giving readers a rare look into a world recorded by an unlikely historical figure. Reflections is one of the earliest recorded manifestations of group solidarity among people with t
Notes
Includes text of the author's Reflections and her Note on the author's youth.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-154).
Source of description
Description based on print version record.
Language note
English
Contents
C O N T E N T S; Foreword; I . Introduction; I I . Reflections on the Physical and MoralCondition of the Blind; III. Note on the Author's Youth; IV. Reflections on a Manuscript, a Life,and a World; Notes; About the Authors
ISBN
  • 0-8147-9538-2
  • 0-8147-9098-4
OCLC
  • 779828427
  • 794701131
Doi
  • 10.18574/nyu/9780814790984
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