Literature And Disability

Author: Alice Hall
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Literature and Disability introduces readers to the field of disability studies and the ways in which a focus on issues of impairment and the representation of disability can provide new approaches to reading and writing about literary texts. Disability plays a central role in much of the most celebrated literature, yet it is only in recent years that literary criticism has begun to consider the aesthetic, ethical and literary challenges that this poses. The author explores: key debates and issues in disability studies today different forms of impairment, with the aim of showing the diversity and ambiguity of the term "disability" the intersection between literary critical approaches to disability and feminist, post-colonial, and autobiographical writing genre and representations of disability in relation to literary forms including novels, short stories, poems, plays and life writing This volume provides students and academics with an accessible overview of literary critical approaches to disability representation.
Literature and Disability
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Alice Hall
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-20 - Publisher:

Literature and Disability introduces readers to the field of disability studies and the ways in which a focus on issues of impairment and the representation of disability can provide new approaches to reading and writing about literary texts. Disability plays a central role in much of the most celebrated literature,
The Cambridge Companion to Literature and Disability
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Clare Barker, Stuart Murray
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-30 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This Companion analyzes the representation of disability in literatures in English, including American and postcolonial writing, across all major time periods and through a variety of critical approaches. Through the alternative ideas of mind and embodiment generated by physiological and psychological impairments, an understanding of disability narrative changes the way
Disability in Film and Literature
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Nicole Markotić
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-26 - Publisher: McFarland

Literary and filmic depictions of the disabled reinforce an "ableist" ideology that classifies bodies as normal or abnormal--positive or negative. Disabled characters are often represented as aberrant or evil and are isolated or incarcerated. This book examines language in film, fiction and other media that perpetuates the representation of the
Lessons in Disability
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Jacob Stratman
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-16 - Publisher: McFarland

Disability is a growing reality. According to the United States Census Bureau, approximately 57 million people--19 percent of the population--had a disability in 2010, more than half being reported as "severe." Interest in disability studies is also growing, in literature, film, art, politics and religion. Exploring the intersection between disability
Literature and Disability
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Alice Hall
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-11 - Publisher: Routledge

Literature and Disability introduces readers to the field of disability studies and the ways in which a focus on issues of impairment and the representation of disability can provide new approaches to reading and writing about literary texts. Disability plays a central role in much of the most celebrated literature,