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Deaf characters and deafness in science fiction

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The Deaf American
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  • Deaf And Science Fiction
  • Deaf Culture
  • Teaching And Pedagogy
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  • Literature

Abstract

Through the years, many individual reports have been published which review the treatment of deafness and deaf characters in various literary works. More recently, comprehensive anthologies have also addressed this topic. The authors add a new dimension to this area of "Deaf Studies" with their review of science fiction literature. Selected nineteenth and twentieth-century works of science fiction are discussed, and several deaf writerd in this genre are introduced.

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