Mosaic: a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature
Volume 46, Number 3, September 2013
pp. 159-177 | 10.1353/mos.2013.0033
There is a critical concern with the underlying fascination by the sighted with what the blind “see.” The idea of empathic vision, or “feeling seeing,” reveals an allied inquisitiveness concerning what the blind feel, which this essay pursues through a series of authorial voices, persistent myths, and tropes.