Literature -- Deaf American
The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is deaf American literature.
· Bahan, Ben. "American Sign Language Literature: Inside the Story," in Deaf Studies, What's Up, ed. Jackie Mann. College for Continuing Education, Gallaudet University, 1992. 153-166.
· Bangs, Donald R. "Deaf Theatre in America: Practices and Principles." Diss. University of California at Berkeley, 1989.
· Batson, Trenton. "Poetry in American Sign Language," in Encyclopedia of Deafness and Deaf People, ed. John Van Cleve. McGraw-Hill, 1987. 222-224.
· Frishberg, Nancy. "Signers of Tales: The Case for Literature Status of an Unwritten Language." Sign Language Studies 159 (Summer 1988): 149-170.
· Lentz, Ella Mae. "Sign Poetry," and "Storytelling," in Encyclopedia of Deafness and Deaf People. McGraw-Hill, 1987. 124-126.
· Valli, Clayton. "Poetics of American Sign Language Poetry." Diss. Union Institute, 1993.
· "Deafness and Orality: An Electronic Conversation." Oral Tradition 8(2)(1993), 413-37.
· Bragg, Lois. "ASL Literature's Cultural Milieu: Audience Expectations and Participation." ASL Literature Conference Presentation. National Technical Institute for the Deaf. October 1991.
· Bakhtin, Mikhail. Rabelais and His World, trans. Helene Iswolsky. MIT Press, 1968.
· Baldwin, Stephen C. Pictures in the Air: The Story of the National Theatre of the Deaf. Gallaudet University Press, 1993.
· Edwards, Viv, and Thomas J. Sienkewicz. Oral Cultures Past and Present. Blackwell, 1991.
· Kelleher, Jane. "Literature of Deaf Iowans: Linguistic Form and Social Function." Diss. University of Iowa, 1986.
· Klima, Edward, and Ursula Bellugi. "Wit and Poetry in American Sign Language." Sign Language Studies 8 (1975), 203-24.
· Maxwell, Madeline M. "Visual-Centered Narratives of the Deaf." Linguistics and Education 2(3) (Fall 1990), 213-229.
· Mow, Shanny. "Theater, Community," in Encyclopedia of Deafness and Deaf People, ed. John Van Cleve. McGraw-Hill, 1987. 288-89.
· Padden, Carol, and Tom Humphries. Deaf in America: Voices from a Culture. Harvard University Press, 1988.
· Peters, Cynthia. Deaf American Literature: From Carnival to the Canon. Gallaudet University Press, 2000.
· Peters, Cynthia. "ASL Literature: Some Traditional and Non-Traditional Characteristics," in Deaf World: A Historical Reader and Primary Sourcebook, ed. Lois Bragg. New York University Press, 2001.
· Rose, Heidi M. "A Critical Methodology for Analyzing American Sign Language Literature." Diss. Arizona University, 1992.
· Rutherford, Susan. A Study of American Deaf Folklore. Diss. University of California, Berkeley, 1987.
· Ryan, Stephen. "Let's Tell an ASL Story," in Deaf Studies III: Bridging Cultures in the 21st Century, ed. Jackie Mann. College for Continuing Education, Gallaudet University, 1993. 145-50.
· Supalla, Samuel, and Ben Bahan. "American Sign Language Literature Series: Research and Development," in Deaf Studies for Educators Conference, ed. Jackie Mann. College for Continuing Education, Gallaudet University, 1992. 137-48.
"The Infography about Deaf American Literature"
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