Berkeley English Faculty

Georgina Kleege

Georgina Kleege

Professor

Wheeler Hall, room 463
Fall 2020: please email for an appointment. Current students can call or text me.
gkleege@berkeley.edu


Books
More than Meets the Eye: What Blindness Brings to Art
More than Meets the Eye: What Blindness Brings to Art

In the quarter century following the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act, art museums, along with other public institutions, were tasked with making their facilities and collections more accessible to people with disabilities. Although b....(read more)

Home for the Summer
Home for the Summer

a novel.....(read more)

Sight Unseen
Sight Unseen

A collection of personal essays about blindness and sight.....(read more)

Blind Rage: Letters to Helen Keller
Blind Rage: Letters to Helen Keller

As a young blind girl, Georgina Kleege repeatedly heard the refrain, “Why can’t you be more like Helen Keller?” Kleege’s resentment culminates in her book Blind Rage: Letters to Helen Keller, an ingenious examination of the life of this renowned int....(read more)