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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- 1997 Columbia University Press
- Book Quality:
- Columbia University Press
- Date of Addition:
- Disability-Related, Literature and Fiction, Nonfiction,
- Usage Restrictions:
- This is a copyrighted book.
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