Writing deafness : the hearing line in nineteenth-century American literature / Christopher Krentz.

Author
Krentz, Christopher [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2007.
Description
xiii, 263 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-251) and index.
Contents
I write what you speak : writing and the emergence of the American deaf community, 1816-1835 -- Essaying the unsayable : the deaf presence in Antebellum American literature -- Powers of deafness : deaf characters by hearing authors -- A sense of two-ness : deaf double consciousness at midcentury -- Playing with the hearing line : deafness, passing, and laughter.
ISBN
  • 9780807831182 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0807831182 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780807858103 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0807858102 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2006039794
OCLC
76937327
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