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Extraordinary Bodies by Rosemarie Garland Thomson

Author: Rosemarie Garland Thomson

Published: 2009-07-03

Synopsis and Key Points:

A well-written and provocative beginning to a conversation about disability that is long overdue among scholars in literary and cultural studies.

Main Digest

Provides complex answers to the puzzle of American images of disabilities from the nineteenth century to the present. This is a solid, useful book which all readers interested in the relationship between society and culture must read.

A well-written and provocative beginning to a conversation about disability that is long overdue among scholars in literary and cultural studies. - From the Publisher.

Provides complex answers to the puzzle of American images of disabilities from the nineteenth century to the present.

This is a solid, useful book which all readers interested in the relationship between society and culture must read. - Sander L. Gilman University of Chicago.

"A well-written and provocative beginning to a conversation about disability that is long overdue among scholars in literary and cultural studies."

Paperback: 248 pages

Publisher: Columbia University Press (April 15, 1996)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0231105177

ISBN-13: 978-0231105170

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