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Signifying bodies [electronic resource] : disability in contemporary life writing / G. Thomas Couser.

By: Couser, G. Thomas.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Corporealities: Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (viii, 204 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780472026593 (electronic bk.); 0472026593 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): People with disabilities -- United States -- Biography -- History and criticism | People with disabilities, Writings of, American | People with disabilities in literature | Autobiography | LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General | Autobiographie | Behinderung (Motiv) | USA | autobiographie -- handicap�e physique -- 20e s. (fin) -- 21e s. (d�ebut) | handicap�e physique -- m�emoires (genre litt�eraire) -- 20e s. (fin) -- 21e s. (d�ebut)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Signifying bodies.DDC classification: 810.9/92087 Other classification: HU 1520 | HU 1691 | HU 1831 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: the some body memoir -- Paradigms cost: disability and cultural representation -- Rhetoric and self-representation in disability memoir -- Double exposure: performing conjoined twinship -- Identity, identicality, and life writing: telling (the silent) twins apart -- Autoethnography and developmental disability: riding the bus with my sister -- Disability as metaphor: what's wrong with Lying -- Lucy Grealy and the some body obituary -- Life writing and disability law: undoing hardship -- Epilogue: the new disability memoir.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: the some body memoir -- Paradigms cost: disability and cultural representation -- Rhetoric and self-representation in disability memoir -- Double exposure: performing conjoined twinship -- Identity, identicality, and life writing: telling (the silent) twins apart -- Autoethnography and developmental disability: riding the bus with my sister -- Disability as metaphor: what's wrong with Lying -- Lucy Grealy and the some body obituary -- Life writing and disability law: undoing hardship -- Epilogue: the new disability memoir.

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