The Deaf poet is no oxymoron, but one might think so, given the popular understanding that poetry has sound and voice at its heart.Add to this the popular philosophy that says deafness reduces human experience.
It is an elaborate advertisement for “institutions for the instruction...
Scarcely a decade passed between the founding of the first permanent American Deaf school and the publication in 1827 of the first book by a Deaf American.
The Legend of the Rocks, and Other Poems contains sixty-eight poems composed before James Nack was eighteen years old. John Carlin is a baffling question mark in the history of Deaf leaders.
He was a successful artist, was responsible for great strides in organizing Deaf people, and, as his lovely writing attests, was an embodiment of English literacy through a sign-based education.
Toward the end of the nineteenth century, uneasy distinctions were drawn within the Deaf community between “deaf-mutes” and “semi-mutes.” The latter group tended to have more residual hearing, and the very term “semi-mute” meant they could speak to some degree, either because they had received oral training or simply...
In the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century, proponents of oralism mounted a sustained and devastating campaign to “restore deaf people to society” through teaching deaf children to articulate and read lips and prohibiting them from signing. unheard / Are sweeter” to explain how truth is found in silence.
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Yet he supported oralism, the method by which deaf children...