Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences

Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences

A Biographical Dictionary

Book - 1995
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In detailed biographical entries, this volume highlights the accomplishments of 150 outstanding deaf individuals, including several Nobel Prize laureate scientists, an Academy Award winning actress, poets, writers, world-class dancers, and a cadre of painters and sculptors. Emphasis is on their contributions to the arts and sciences, and particular attention is given to how being deaf influenced their world view and their direction as well as how they overcame attitudinal barriers. An appendix listing provides brief information on additional artists, writers, and scientists of note.

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Comprises biographical sketches of 150 deaf people who have made outstanding contributions to the arts and sciences, with emphasis on the way being deaf influenced their world view and personal direction. Among them are several Nobel Prize laureate scientists, an Academy Award-winning actress, poets, writers, world-class dancers, painters and sculptors, and educational and political leaders. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Baker
& Taylor

Recounts the lives and careers of one hundred fifty hearing impaired individuals, mostly American and British, including actors, artists, scientists, authors, musicians, educators, and public figures

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995
ISBN: 9780313291708
0313291705
Branch Call Number: HV2373 .L36 1995
Characteristics: xvii, 424 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Meath-Lang, Bonnie

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