The Resource American Sign Language and deaf folklore

American Sign Language and deaf folklore

Label
American Sign Language and deaf folklore, 2002
Title
American Sign Language and deaf folklore
Inclusive dates
2002
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jones discusses the role of American Sign Language as a transmitter of deaf humor and shared sense of oppression. She concludes that deaf storytelling methodology and exclusivity serves to create group identity and acts as a release valve
Biography type
contains biographical information
Biographical or historical data
Jones was born in Magrath, Alberta, Canada but grew up in Dallas, Texas. She attended Brigham Young University, where she majored in English and spent four years learning American Sign Language.
Cataloging source
UPB
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
American Sign Language and deaf folklore
Instantiates
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 1
  • (40
Governing access note
Open for public research
Immediate source of acquisition
Eric Eliason.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
Created by Lanni Jones, a student in Eric Eliason's English 391 class during Fall 2002.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370240695
Type of unit
  • item
  • leaves)
Label
American Sign Language and deaf folklore
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 1
  • (40
Governing access note
Open for public research
Immediate source of acquisition
Eric Eliason.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
Created by Lanni Jones, a student in Eric Eliason's English 391 class during Fall 2002.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370240695
Type of unit
  • item
  • leaves)

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