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23%OFFTracy Ann Morse - Signs and Wonders: Religious Rhetoric and the Preservation of Sign Language - 9781563686016 - V9781563686016
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Signs and Wonders: Religious Rhetoric and the Preservation of Sign Language

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Description for Signs and Wonders: Religious Rhetoric and the Preservation of Sign Language Paperback. Traces the intertwining of Protestant religion and the development of the deaf community from the nineteenth to twenty-first century. The author highlights the role of missionary movements in the spread of sign language; and shows how film and stage productions drew on religious themes in their portrayal of the deaf community and its struggles. Num Pages: 144 pages, 10 halftones. BIC Classification: CFZ; HBTB; JFFG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 12. Weight in Grams: 277.
Signs and Wonders traces the intertwining of Protestant religion and the development of the deaf community from the nineteenth through the twenty-first century. Tracy Ann Morse draws on nineteenth-century speeches, sermons, and pamphlets; highlights the role of missionary movements in the spread of sign language; and shows how film and stage productions drew on religious themes in their portrayal of the deaf community and its struggles. The first book to take a serious look at the intersection of religion and the deaf community, Signs and Wonders breaks new ground and opens up new avenues for continuing study.

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Gallaudet University Press
Condition
New
Number of Pages
144
Place of Publication
Washington, DC, United States
ISBN
9781563686016
SKU
V9781563686016
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Ref
99-1

About Tracy Ann Morse
Tracy Ann Morse is director of composition/writing foundations in the Department of English at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.

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