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The Resource What is visible : a novel, Kimberly Elkins

What is visible : a novel, Kimberly Elkins

Label
What is visible : a novel
Title
What is visible
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kimberly Elkins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a fictionalized account of the life and challenges of Laura Bridgman, the first deaf and blind woman to learn language, and those who helped her, including the founder of the Perkins Institute, with whom she was in love, and her beloved teacher
Summary
Describes the life and challenges of Laura Bridgman, a deaf and blind woman who learned language 50 years before Helen Keller did and those who helped her including the founder of the Perkins Institute, with whom she was in love, and her beloved teacher
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
David J. Langum, Sr. Prize in American Historical Fiction, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10311592
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Elkins, Kimberly
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3605.L418
LC item number
W43 2014
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bridgman, Laura Dewey
  • Bridgman, Laura Dewey
  • Bridgman, Laura Dewey
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Deafblind women
  • American Sign Language
  • Biografischer Roman
  • Amerikanisches Englisch
  • American Sign Language
  • Deafblind women
  • Authorship
  • Abolitionists
  • Teachers
Target audience
adult
Label
What is visible : a novel, Kimberly Elkins
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"What Is Visible" first appeared in The Atlantic, March 2003, in a different version, and then in Best New American Voices 2004, and the 2005 McGraw-Hill college textbook Arguing through Literature. The prologue first appeared in a different version as "Laura Bridgman, Age Fifty-Nine, the First Deaf-Blind Person to Learn Language, Meets Helen Kellwer, Age Seven" in The Drum. Chapter 17 first appeared in a different version as "The Letter" in "Printer's Row," the literary supplement to the Chicago Tribune, October 7, 2012"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 307 pages
Isbn
9781455528967
Lccn
2013034399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40023906059
System control number
(OCoLC)858914282
Label
What is visible : a novel, Kimberly Elkins
Publication
Note
"What Is Visible" first appeared in The Atlantic, March 2003, in a different version, and then in Best New American Voices 2004, and the 2005 McGraw-Hill college textbook Arguing through Literature. The prologue first appeared in a different version as "Laura Bridgman, Age Fifty-Nine, the First Deaf-Blind Person to Learn Language, Meets Helen Kellwer, Age Seven" in The Drum. Chapter 17 first appeared in a different version as "The Letter" in "Printer's Row," the literary supplement to the Chicago Tribune, October 7, 2012"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 307 pages
Isbn
9781455528967
Lccn
2013034399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40023906059
System control number
(OCoLC)858914282

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