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Reading Victorian deafness

Jennifer Esmail

Reading Victorian deafness

signs and sounds in Victorian literature and culture

by Jennifer Esmail

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature,
  • Means of communication,
  • Deaf,
  • Sign language,
  • History and criticism,
  • Deaf in literature,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-272) and index.

    StatementJennifer Esmail
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV2716 .E86 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 285 pages
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27240156M
    ISBN 100821420348
    ISBN 109780821420348, 9780821444511
    LC Control Number2012044038
    OCLC/WorldCa824119526

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