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The Resource Outcasts and angels : the new anthology of deaf characters in literature, edited by Edna Edith Sayers

Outcasts and angels : the new anthology of deaf characters in literature, edited by Edna Edith Sayers

Label
Outcasts and angels : the new anthology of deaf characters in literature
Title
Outcasts and angels
Title remainder
the new anthology of deaf characters in literature
Statement of responsibility
edited by Edna Edith Sayers
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • ita
  • kor
  • lit
  • eng
Summary
"In 1976, Trent Batson and Eugene Bergman released their classic Angels and Outcasts: An Anthology of Deaf Characters in Literature. In it, they featured works from the 19th and 20th centuries by well-known authors such as Charles Dickens and Eudora Welty. They also presented less-well-known deaf authors, and they prefaced each excerpt with remarks on context, societal perceptions, and the dignity due to deaf people. Since then, much has transpired, turning around the literary criticism regarding portrayals of deaf people in print. Edna Edith Sayers reflects these changes in her new collection Outcasts and Angels: The New Anthology of Deaf Characters in Literature. Sayers mines the same literary vein as the earlier volume with rich new results. Her anthology also introduces rare works by early masters such as Daniel Defoe. She includes three new deaf authors, Charlotte Elizabeth, Howard T. Hofsteater, and Douglas Bullard, who offer compelling evidence of the attitudes toward deaf people current in their eras. In search of commonalities and comparisons, Sayers reveals that the defining elements of deaf literary characters are fluid and subtly different beyond the predominant dueling stereotypes of preternaturally spiritual beings and thuggish troglodytes. Outcasts and Angels demonstrates these subtle variations in writings by Ambrose Bierce, Isak Dinesen, Nadine Gordimer, and Flannery O'Connor. Stories by Juozas Grus̆as, Julian Barnes, and many other international authors broaden the scope of this updated inquiry into the deaf literary character. Sayers's introduction and closing essay bring any disparate parts together, completing Outcasts and Angels as a fitting, contemporary companion to the original classic collection"--P. [4] of cover
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
808.8/035272
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN56.5.H35
LC item number
O98 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sayers, Edna Edith
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Deaf in literature
  • People with disabilities in literature
  • Characters and characteristics in literature
Label
Outcasts and angels : the new anthology of deaf characters in literature, edited by Edna Edith Sayers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 352-361)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chickamauga
  • Ambrose Bierce
  • Clavis
  • Annie Trumbull Slosson
  • Under the electrics : a show-lady is eloquent
  • Richard Dehan
  • We were just saying
  • Viola Meynell
  • The wife of the deaf man [= La moglie del sordo]
  • Gianna Manzini ; [English translation by Corinna del Greco Lobner]
  • From The life and adventures of Mr. Duncan Campbell
  • Dummy
  • Howard T. Hofsteater
  • Portrait of a shaman [= Munyōdo]
  • Kim Tongni ; [English translation by Kim Yongchʼŏl]
  • Karomenya, from Out of Africa
  • Isak Dinesen
  • Fairer than the sun [= Už saulę gražesnis]
  • Juozas Grušas ; [English translation by Kestutis Skrupskelis and Clark Mills]
  • I should worry
  • Weldon Kees
  • Daniel Defoe
  • Miss Cudahy of Stowes Landing
  • George P. Elliot
  • The life you save may be your own
  • Flannery O'Connor
  • The edge of sound
  • Gordon Woodward
  • Charmed lives
  • Nadine Gordimer
  • The Sibyl
  • Warren Kliewer
  • From Letter VIII : the dumb boy, in Personal recollections
  • And Sarah laughed
  • Joanne Greenberg
  • The Sexton's deaf son
  • Rasheed A. Gbadamosi
  • Like a native
  • Joanne Greenberg
  • From chapter 3 of Islay
  • Douglas Bullard
  • Speech
  • Richard Umans
  • Charlotte Elizabeth
  • My father's darling
  • Carole Glickfeld
  • Miracles in America
  • Sheila Kohler
  • A quarrelsome man
  • Pauline Melville
  • The secret
  • Florence V. Mayberry
  • Of silence and slow time
  • Karawynn Long
  • Jerry and Clarinda
  • Stone deaf
  • Morris Smith
  • Into silence
  • Marlin Barton
  • The limner
  • Julian Barnes
  • Henry William Bishop
  • The unknown [= L'inconnue]
  • Auguste Villiers de L'Isle-Adam ; [English translation by Hamish Miles]
Control code
ocn795164295
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 361 pages
Isbn
9781563685392
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012022979
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1522445
  • (OCoLC)795164295
Label
Outcasts and angels : the new anthology of deaf characters in literature, edited by Edna Edith Sayers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 352-361)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chickamauga
  • Ambrose Bierce
  • Clavis
  • Annie Trumbull Slosson
  • Under the electrics : a show-lady is eloquent
  • Richard Dehan
  • We were just saying
  • Viola Meynell
  • The wife of the deaf man [= La moglie del sordo]
  • Gianna Manzini ; [English translation by Corinna del Greco Lobner]
  • From The life and adventures of Mr. Duncan Campbell
  • Dummy
  • Howard T. Hofsteater
  • Portrait of a shaman [= Munyōdo]
  • Kim Tongni ; [English translation by Kim Yongchʼŏl]
  • Karomenya, from Out of Africa
  • Isak Dinesen
  • Fairer than the sun [= Už saulę gražesnis]
  • Juozas Grušas ; [English translation by Kestutis Skrupskelis and Clark Mills]
  • I should worry
  • Weldon Kees
  • Daniel Defoe
  • Miss Cudahy of Stowes Landing
  • George P. Elliot
  • The life you save may be your own
  • Flannery O'Connor
  • The edge of sound
  • Gordon Woodward
  • Charmed lives
  • Nadine Gordimer
  • The Sibyl
  • Warren Kliewer
  • From Letter VIII : the dumb boy, in Personal recollections
  • And Sarah laughed
  • Joanne Greenberg
  • The Sexton's deaf son
  • Rasheed A. Gbadamosi
  • Like a native
  • Joanne Greenberg
  • From chapter 3 of Islay
  • Douglas Bullard
  • Speech
  • Richard Umans
  • Charlotte Elizabeth
  • My father's darling
  • Carole Glickfeld
  • Miracles in America
  • Sheila Kohler
  • A quarrelsome man
  • Pauline Melville
  • The secret
  • Florence V. Mayberry
  • Of silence and slow time
  • Karawynn Long
  • Jerry and Clarinda
  • Stone deaf
  • Morris Smith
  • Into silence
  • Marlin Barton
  • The limner
  • Julian Barnes
  • Henry William Bishop
  • The unknown [= L'inconnue]
  • Auguste Villiers de L'Isle-Adam ; [English translation by Hamish Miles]
Control code
ocn795164295
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 361 pages
Isbn
9781563685392
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012022979
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1522445
  • (OCoLC)795164295

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