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Disability studies : enabling the humanities / edited by Sharon L. Snyder, Brenda Jo Brueggemann, and Rosemarie Garland-Thomson.

Publication:
New York : Modern Language Association of America, 2002.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 386 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
Subjects:
Disability studies.
Humanities.
People with disabilities in literature.
Sociology of disability.
Medical subjects:
Disabled Persons -- psychology.
Disabled Persons -- rehabilitation.
Medicine in Literature.
Psychoanalytic Theory.
Self Concept.
Social Values.
Contents:
Narrative prosthesis and the materiality of metaphor / David T. Mitchell
Visible cripple (scars and other disfiguring displays included) / Mark Jeffreys
Tender organs, narcissism, and identity politics / Tobin Siebers
Politics of staring : visual rhetorics of disability in popular photography / Rosemarie Garland-Thomson
Hearing things : the scandal of speech in deaf performance / Michael Davidson
Compulsory able-bodiedness and queer/disabled existence / Robert McRuer
Bodies of difference : politics, disability, and representation / Lennard J. Davis
Signifying bodies : life writing and disability studies / G. Thomas Couser
Oliver Sacks and the medical case narrative / Leonard Cassuto
Autobiography of the aching body in Teresa de Cartagena's Arboleda de los enfermos / Encarnacion Juarez
Reconstructing the posthuman feminist body twenty years after Audre Lorde's Cancer journals / Diane Price Herndl
Sex and death and the crippled body : a meditation / Nancy Mairs
Infinities of forms : disability figures in artistic traditions / Sharon L. Snyder
Exemplary aberration : Samuel Johnson and the English canon / Helen Deutsch
Bulwer's speaking hands : deafness and rhetoric / Jennifer L. Nelson
Twin structure : disabled women in Victorian courtship plots / Martha Stoddard Holmes
Exploring the "hearing line" : deafness, laughter, and Mark Twain / Christopher Krentz
"How dare a sick man or an obedient man write poems?" Whitman and the dis-ease of the perfect body / Robert J. Scholnick
"No friend of the Third Reich" : disability as the basis for antifascist resistance in Arnold Zweig's Das Beil von Wandsbek / Carol Poore
Fat detective : obesity and disability / Sander L. Gilman
Disabilities, bodies, voices / Jim Swan
Constructing a third space : disability studies, the teaching of English, and institutional transformation / James C. Wilson and Cynthia Lewiecki-Wilson
Disabled students come out : questions and answers / Georgia Kleege
Enabling pedagogy / Brenda Jo Brueggemann
If I should live so long / Michael Berube.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-371) and index.
Contributor:
Snyder, Sharon L., 1963-
Brueggemann, Brenda Jo, 1958-
Garland-Thomson, Rosemarie.
ISBN:
0873529804 (cloth)
0873529812 (pbk.)
9780873529815 (pbk.)
OCLC:
49221927
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