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Aesthetic nervousness : disability and the crisis of representation / Ato Quayson.

  • Quayson, Ato
Date
[2007], ©2007
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

New York : Columbia University Press, [2007], ©2007.

Physical description

xvi, 246 pages ; 22 cm

Contributors

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-242) and index.

Contents

Introduction : aesthetic nervousness -- A typology of disability representation -- Samuel Beckett : disability as hermeneutical impasse -- Toni Morrison : disability, ambiguity, and perspectival modulations -- Wole Soyinka : disability, maimed rites, and the systemic uncanny -- J.M. Coetzee : speech, silence, autism, and dialogism -- The repeating island : race, difference, disability, and the heterogeneities of Robben Island's history.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    CU /QUA
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ISBN

  • 9780231139021
  • 0231139020
  • 9780231139038
  • 0231139039
  • 9780231511179
  • 0231511175