Sign Language Literature and Poetry: Guide Contents

This guide points to resources about international sign language poetry and literature.

Guide Contents

This image is from an ASL Slam ad in NYC. 

This guide will assist you with Sign Language Poetry and Literature research. In addition to recommending online videos and DVDs, this guide provides assistance in finding articles, using selected databases and websites, and search tips related to this topic. If you have questions, feel free to contact me, Joan Naturale - I am the NTID and Deaf Studies Librarian and happy to help.

Online Videos
Selected online videos from sign language literature and poetry artists
Selected DVDs on outstanding sign language poets which you may borrow for 3 weeks from the Deaf Media Collection, 1st floor
Encyclopedia & Books
There is an online Gallaudet encyclopedia to give you background information and help with topic ideas. In addition, browse through the selected books authored by outstanding scholars in the field
Papers and Dissertations
In addition to books, there are selected conference papers and dissertations for your review
Scholarly Articles
A few journals are recommended for searching this topic which you can find in our databases. Selected databases are shown with search tips given to optimize search results
Selected websites for your review related to this topic
Deaf Studies Archive
Find collections related to ASL Poetry and Literature.
Find resources related to citing your work properly using APA or MLA formats.

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