Thursday, 27 June 2013

Pioneer of sign poetry

Dorothy (‘Dot’) Miles (1931 – 1993) was a renowned Deaf poet and activist who developed the concept of sign language poetry: a key figure in the literary heritage of sign language and the Deaf community.




You can view her work here http://www.bristol.ac.uk/education/research/sites/micsl/poem-repository/poems3 and find out more about her here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothy_Miles

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