Extraordinary Bodies: Figuring Physical Disability in American Culture and Literature Rosemarie Garland-Thomson

ISBN: 9780231105163

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248 pages


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Extraordinary Bodies: Figuring Physical Disability in American Culture and Literature  by  Rosemarie Garland-Thomson

Extraordinary Bodies: Figuring Physical Disability in American Culture and Literature by Rosemarie Garland-Thomson
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Inaugurates a new field of disability studies by framing disability as a minority discourse rather than a medical one, revising oppressive narratives and revealing liberatory ones. The book examines disabled figures in Harriet Beecher Stowes UncleMoreInaugurates a new field of disability studies by framing disability as a minority discourse rather than a medical one, revising oppressive narratives and revealing liberatory ones.

The book examines disabled figures in Harriet Beecher Stowes Uncle Toms Cabin and Rebecca Harding Daviss Life in the Iron Mills, in African-American novels by Toni Morrison and Audre Lorde, and in the popular cultural ritual of the freak show.



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