Radio Show Resources
List of Deaf Poets:
Sonnet 73: Search | Poetry Foundation
The Sleeper: The Sleeper by Edgar Allan Poe | Poetry Foundation
Sonnet 73: https://youtu.be/Ap44nlPBiGw
The Sleeper: https://youtu.be/SA8FQIjzTec
“American Sign Language: A Look at ASL Poetry.” BrightHub Education, July 26, 2009. https://www.brighthubeducation.com/special-ed-hearing-impairments/43345-sign-language-poetry-and-poets/.
Cueto, Emma. “6 American Sign Language Poems That Will Completely Floor You From Emily Dickinson, Neil Gaiman, And More Poets.” Bustle. Bustle, June 15, 2015. https://www.bustle.com/articles/90415-6-american-sign-language-poems-that-will-completely-floor-you-from-emily-dickinson-neil-gaiman-and.
“Poetry in Sign Language.” Handspeak. Accessed May 20, 2021. https://www.handspeak.com/learn/index.php?id=242.
The Deaf Poets Society. Accessed May 20, 2021. https://www.deafpoetssociety.com/.
Is sign language/performance poetry as effective as spoken poetry?
Can sign language/performance poetry still effectively portray a poem’s meaning?
Does sign language poetry changes the meaning of a poem that was originally spoken?
Bob Holman — performance poetry
Edgar Allen Poe — The Sleeper
Sonnet 73 — Shakespeare
Facial expressions — (sign language poetry)
What it is
Comparisons to spoken poetry
Adding new signs for their interpretation
Poetry doesn’t have to be spoken to get it’s meaning heard
Performance poetry is just as effective as spoken poetry
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