Extraordinary Bodies: Figuring Physical Disability in American Culture and Literature

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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 Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin and Rebecca Harding Davis's 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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Rosemarie Garland Thomson is assistant professor of English at Howard University.

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Book Description Columbia University Press, United States, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 236 x 157 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. 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 Stowe s Uncle Tom s Cabin and Rebecca Harding Davis s 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. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780231105170

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Book Description Columbia University Press. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Extraordinary Bodies: Figuring Physical Disability in American Literature and Culture, Rosemarie Garland Thomson, 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 Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin and Rebecca Harding Davis's 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. Bookseller Inventory # B9780231105170

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Book Description Columbia University Press, 1996. Book Condition: New. 1996. 1st. Paperback. Inaugurates a new field of disability studies by framing disability as a minority discourse rather than a medical one. The book examines disabled figures in Uncle Tom's Cabin and in African-American novels by Toni Morrison and Audre Lorde as well as in the popular cultural ritual of the freak show. Num Pages: 248 pages, 13 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSA; DSB; JFCX; JFFG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 154 x 227 x 7. Weight in Grams: 322. . . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780231105170

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