The Deaf Way II Anthology : A Literary Collection by Deaf and Hard of Hearing Writers


The Deaf Way II Anthology : A Literary Collection by Deaf and Hard of Hearing Writers

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 196 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9781563681271
  • DDC分類 810.89208162

Full Description

The Deaf Way II Anthology brings together stellar contributions by 16 international writers who are deaf or hard of hearing. This remarkable collection features poetry, essays, short stories, and one play, all of which offer thought-provoking perspectives on elements from the personal universes of these gifted authors. Many are United States writers well-known for their past publications, such as Douglas Bullard, Willy Conley, Christopher Heuer, and Raymond Luczak, while the outstanding work of John Lee Clark, volume editor Tonya Stremlau, Melissa Whalen, and several others have been collected for the first time in this volume. The international contributions further distinguish this anthology, ranging from poetry by Romanian Carmen Cristiu, verse by Sibylle Gurtner May from Switzerland, to a play by Nigerian Sotonwa Opeoluwa. All of the writers showcased in The Deaf Way II Anthology portray the Deaf experience with unmatched authenticity, presenting a perfect introduction to the Deaf world. Simultaneously, their work demonstrates that deaf and hard of hearing people can write at the highest aesthetic level and offer invaluable insights on the complete human spectrum.

Table of Contents

Introduction                                       ix
Curtis Robbins
No Rhythm, They Say 4 (1)
Empty Ears 5 (1)
Solo Dining While Growing Up 6 (1)
Learning Up Front 7 (2)
About the Tale of an Old Bay Fisherman 9 (1)
Hand Tied 10 (2)
Melissa Whalen
The Noisy House 12 (18)
Christopher Jon Heuer
The Hands of My Father 30 (2)
Bone Bird 32 (1)
Diving Bell 33 (1)
Holiday 34 (2)
Corresponding Oval 36 (2)
Listening for the Same Thing 38 (21)
Carmen Cristiu
Leaves on the Water 59 (1)
Is It a Sin? 60 (1)
My Mother 61 (2)
Gaynor Young
My Plunge to Fame 63 (7)
John Lee Clark
Q 70 (2)
Exuberance 72 (2)
Carl Wayne Denney
Borrowed Time 74 (13)
Sibylle Gurtner May
``if I could wish to hear well'' 87 (3)
Sotonwa Opeoluwa
The Victim of the Silent Void 90 (32)
Douglas Bullard
Yet: Jack Can Hear! 122(9)
Pamela Wright-Meinhardt
When They Tell Me... 131(2)
Silent Howl 133(6)
A Letter to C. F. 139(4)
Kristi Merriweather
Be Tellin' Me 143(2)
Remember 145(2)
It Was His Movin' Hands 147(2)
Raymond Luczak
How to Become a Backstabber 149(9)
Depths of the River 158(7)
Justine Vogenthaler
Between Two Worlds 165(2)
Cicadas Roar 167(1)
Triple Ought 168(3)
Willy Conley
Every Man Must Fall 171(13)
Salt in the Basement 184(3)
The Cycle of the X-Ray Technician 187(1)
The Perfect Woman 188(2)
Tonya Marie Stremlau
A Nice Romantic Dinner 190