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Points of Contact: Disability, Art, and Culture (Corporealities: Discourses of Disability)

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Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disability: social aspects,
  • Services For The Physically Challenged,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Criticism,
  • Handicapped,
  • Physical Impairments,
  • Social Science / Handicapped,
  • Human Services,
  • Disability studies,
  • People with disabilities,
  • Social conditions,
  • Sociology of disability

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSusan Crutchfield (Editor), Marcy Joy Epstein (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9588714M
    ISBN 100472097113
    ISBN 109780472097111

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Points of Contact: Disability, Art, and Culture (Corporealities: Discourses of Disability) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Points of Contact brings together contributions by leading writers, artists, scholars, and critics to provide a remarkably broad and consistently engaging look at the intersection of disability and the arts. The contributions include essays and memoirs by a wide range of disabled and nondisabled writers, including Bell Gale Chevigny, Sandra Gilbert, Joseph Grigely, Georgina Kleege, Victoria.

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Points of Contact: And Culture book, Art, and Culture was originally published as a special double issue of the well regarded literary magazine, the Michigan Quarterly Review. Now available in a single, convenient paperback volume, its broad range of perspectives on disability and its entertaining and engaging selections will appeal to general.

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Points of Contact: Disability, Art, and Culture. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan P, [reprint] David T. Mitchell. “‘The Accents of Loss’: Cultural Crossings as Context in Julia Alvarez’s How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents.” Beyond the Binary.

Timothy Powell. Rutgers: Rutgers UP,   Steven E. Brown STEVEN E. BROWN, co-founder, Institute on Disability Culture, and Resident Scholar at the Center on Disability Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa earned a doctorate in history in at the University of Oklahoma.

Brown's most recent publication, Movie Stars and Sensuous Scars: Essays on the Journey from Disability Shame to Disability Pride (People with Author: Steven E.

Brown. All of the artworks resemble or parody historic Western art and visual culture. Millett-Gallant's overarching aim is to reject one-dimensional readings of visual culture artifacts about disability that are common in art history and disability studies. Throughout the book, she uses "methods of.

Corporealities: Discourses of Disability promotes a broad range of scholarly work analyzing the cultural and representational meanings of disability.

Definitions of disability underpin fundamental concepts such as normalcy, health, bodily integrity, individuality, citizenship, and moralityall terms that define the essence of what it Art to be. ine the human body. At the same time, this art creates an alternative space in which to find new methods of re-constructing embodiment while exposing the current exclusionary tactics of the hegemonic order.

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A disability culture movement can move the thinking behind the artistic practice, social relations and service provision by, with and for people with a disability beyond the simplistic notion of people with a disability being `included' in these structures rather than driving by:   I bought this book while I was doing my dissertation on disability in the Visual Arts looking at Stereotypes, Depictions and Social Representation.

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