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Index ! 207 Abbé de l’Epée, 38, 48 ABC story-poems, 6, 12, 27–28, 55–58, 92, 110 Academic conferences, 35 Acting, 62, 113 Adapting mainstream art forms, 116 Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, 128, 129 Aesthetic play, 186–89. See also Language play Aesthetics: classical, 90, 178; procedural , 54, 156 African American literature, 2, 11; animal fables in, 175; and authorization of texts, 127; oral nature of, 20; and playing the dozens, 54; polyglossic nature of, 8; Trickster in, 9 Alice in Deafinity, 106 Alphabet, English, 27–28, 55–58 Ambulatory writings, 129–30 American School for the Deaf (Hartford, Conn.), 5 American Sign Language (ASL), 3; advantages of, 59–65; artistic use of, 7, 157; body in, 19, 26, 45; diglossic nature of, 6; recognition of, 6–7, 52, 80, 202; status in nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, 5; unwritten nature of, 4; as visual-kinetic vernacular, 18, 19, 58, 91, 122, 202. See also Deaf American literature; headings beginning with “ASL” Animal fables, 175–76, 185, 188 Architectural concepts in ASL art, 61–62, 155–57, 165, 167–68 Aristophanic Old Comedy, 134 Asian American Literature, 2, 20 ASL. See American Sign Language ASL Literature Series, 8, 174, 193 ASL novel, 121–46. See also Islay (Bullard) ASL poetry, 7, 154–72; communal function of, 168–70; examples of contemporary poetry, 159–68; rhythm, rhyme, and tempo, 161, 165–66 ASL Storytime, 186 Audience participation. See Spectator participation Auerbach, L., 84 975 Gup DAL Index 7/17/00 7:50 PM Page 207 Authorization of texts, satires on, 127 Babcock, B., 139 Bahan, B., 12, 52; “Bird of a Different Feather,” videotaped storytelling by, 49, 174–77, 182, 184–85, 188, 192, 194–95, 197; on communal nature of storytelling, 185; as a humorist, 26; on importance of storyteller to story, 84; as narrative storyteller , 8, 13, 140; on orality, 179; on permanence of stories , 184 Bakhtin, M.: on carnivals, 10, 17, 21–22, 32–33, 93, 132; on challenging authority, 23–24, 47; on degradation in comic activities, 84–85, 89, 90; festive critique of, 101; on folk humor, 24–25, 87–88; on the grotesque body, 89, 105, 132; on heteroglossia, 201–2; on light associated with carnival, 48; on literary and nonliterary modes of expression, 41, 54–55; on novels, 127–28; on polyglossia, 8, 92, 201; on spectator participation, 40, 111 Baldwin, K., 6 Baldwin, S., 112, 116 Ballard Literary Society, 79, 107 Bangs, D.: and collaboration in ASL art, 111; and Deaf American drama, 7–8, 105–6; and staging of ASL theater, 115. See also A Deaf Family Diary; Institution Blues Barliowek, A., 70 Beowulf, 149 Bergman, E., 3; Tales from a Clubroom, 42, 97, 100, 141 Biculturality, 3–4, 10–11. See also Two-world condition of Deaf Americans Bienvenu, MJ, 26, 61 Bill Ennis: Live at SMI!, 190–92, 195–96 “Bird of a Different Feather.” See Bahan, B. “The Bison Song,” 67, 80 “The Black Cat” (Graybill), 81–82, 84–86, 92 Black English, 54 “Black Hole: Color ASL” (Rennie ), 166–68 Blackhorn, H. J., 185 Body: Deaf concept of, 91–93; and the grotesque, 24, 86–87, 131–34; and meaning, 83–84; middle class’s concept of, 89–91, 194; in song and music, 65–66; use in ASL, 19, 26, 45, 83–87, 196 Body politic, 46–47 Bowling tournaments, 10, 35 Bragg, B., 3, 7, 52; Tales from a Clubroom, 42, 97, 100, 141 Bragg, L., 18, 149 Bragg, W., 106–7 Bristol, M., 97, 99 Bullard, D., 3. See also Islay (Bullard) Burlesque, 70–75, 86, 195 Busby, O. M., 26, 193–94 “Butterfly,” 156–57 California State University at Northridge, 97 Carmel, S., 6 Carnal relations stories, 57 Carnivals, 10, 106; Deaf American literature in context of, 208 Index 975 Gup DAL Index 7/17/00 7:50 PM Page 208 17–31, 116–17; Deaf culture and, 32–51, 204–5. See also Culture, centers of Carroll, L., 58–59 Cat Spanking Machine (Mow), 97 “Cave” (Valli), 162, 163–65, 168 Characterization, 63, 139–43 Charles Krauel: A Profile of a Deaf Filmmaker (film), 66 Chaucer, G., 149 Chicago Silent Dramatic Club, 107 Children of a Lesser God (film), 113 Chinese American Literature. See Asian American Literature “Cinderella” (Kemp), 183 Cinematic concepts in ASL art, 61–62 Circus of Signs, 27 Classical aesthetics, 90, 178 Clerc, L., 6 Cochlear implants, 165, 168, 204 Cokely, D., 122, 126–27 Collaboration in...

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