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D/Deaf and D/Dumb: A Portrait of a Deaf Kid As a Young Superhero / Edition 2
     

D/Deaf and D/Dumb: A Portrait of a Deaf Kid As a Young Superhero / Edition 2

by Joseph Michael Valente
 

ISBN-10: 1433107155

ISBN-13: 9781433107153

Pub. Date: 03/16/2011

Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers

d/Deaf and d/Dumb chronicles the author’s dumb, ‘deaf kid’ origins in Bayport, New York to his current life as a «young superhero» writer. Portraying the conflicting cultural worlds of hearing and Deaf, it describes his life in an in-between underworld and his identity as it alternates between being oppressed and empowered. These

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d/Deaf and d/Dumb chronicles the author’s dumb, ‘deaf kid’ origins in Bayport, New York to his current life as a «young superhero» writer. Portraying the conflicting cultural worlds of hearing and Deaf, it describes his life in an in-between underworld and his identity as it alternates between being oppressed and empowered. These feelings are inescapably and forever the reality of those who live on the margins of our larger society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433107153
Publisher:
Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Publication date:
03/16/2011
Series:
Disability Studies in Education Series
Pages:
151
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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