For introductory information about deaf characters in literature or deaf authors check the following reference books:
- Van Cleve, John V., ed. Gallaudet encyclopedia of deaf people and deafness. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1987. Use the index in Volume 3 to find related articles under the following headings:
Literature, dramatic characters in
Literature, fictional characters in
Literature, writers in
- Carbin, Clifton F. Deaf heritage in Canada: a distinctive, diverse, and enduring culture. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1996. See "Authors" in the index.
- Jackson, Peter. Britain's deaf heritage. Edinburgh: Pentland Press Limited, 1990. See Chapter 18: Literature, theatre, and television.
- Gannon, Jack. Deaf heritage. Silver Spring, MD: National Association of the Deaf, 1981. See Chapter 11: Publications of the Deaf.
Prepared by Diana Moore, Deaf Collection and Instruction Librarian, 2005. Revised 2010.
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