The Resource Hearing Maud

Hearing Maud

Label
Hearing Maud
Title
Hearing Maud
Statement of responsibility
Jessica White
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It charts how, as she grew up, she was estranged from people and turned to reading and writing for solace, eventually establishing a career as a writer.Central to her narrative is the story of Maud Praed, the deaf daughter of 19th century Queensland expatriate novelist Rosa Praed. Although Maud was deaf from infancy, she was educated at a school which taught her to speak rather than sign, a mode difficult for someone with little hearing. The breakup of Maud’s family destabilised her mental health and at age twenty-eight she was admitted to an asylum, where she stayed until she died almost forty years later. It was through uncovering Maud’s story that the author began to understand her own experiences of deafness and how they contributed to her emotional landscape, relationships and career
Summary
Hearing Maud: A Journey for a Voice is a work of creative non-fiction that details the author's experiences of deafness after losing most of her hearing at age four. It charts how, as she grew up, she was estranged from people and turned to reading and writing for solace, eventually establishing a career as a writer. Central to her narrative is the story of Maud Praed, the deaf daughter of 19th century Queensland expatriate novelist Rosa Praed. It was through uncovering Maud's story that the author began to understand her own experiences of deafness and how they contributed to her emotional landscape, relationships and career.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10782870
Cataloging source
SALS
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1978-
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White, Jessica
Dewey number
920
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Autobiography
  • Biography
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a journey for a voice
Label
Hearing Maud
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:NSB_675920
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781760800826
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Hearing Maud
Control code
BORROWBOX:NSB_675920
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781760800826
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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