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The Metanarrative of Blindness : A Re-Reading of Twentieth-Century Anglophone Writing.

Author/Creator:
Bolt, David.
Publication:
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (179 pages)
Series:
Corporealities: Discourses of Disability Ser.
Corporealities: Discourses of Disability Ser.
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Subjects:
People with disabilities in literature.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Sheds new light on literary representations of blindness from a disability studies perspective.
Contents:
Intro
Acknowledgments
Contents
An Embodied Introduction
Community, Controversy, and Compromise: The Terminology of Visual Impairment
Character Designation: Normate Reductionaism and Nominal Displacement
Come-to-Bed Eyes: Ophthalmocentrism, Ocularcentrism, and Sumbolic Castration
A Hand of the Blind Venture Forth" : The Grope, the Grip, and Haptic Perception
Social Friction and Science Fiction: Alrerity, Avoidance, and Constructs of Contagiousness
Visual Violation: Staring, Panopticism, and the Unseen Gazer
Culturally Assisted Suicide: The Mourning and Melancholia of Blindness Deconstructed
Epilogue
Notes
Works Cited
Index.
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Print version: Bolt, David The Metanarrative of Blindness
ISBN:
9780472029587
9780472119066
OCLC:
868580225