The problem body: projecting disability on film
Creators:Chivers, Sally, 1972-
Subjects (LCSH):People with disabilities in motion pictures
Human body in motion pictures
Sociology of disability
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Publisher:The Ohio State University Press
(print) xi, 239 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
"The whole art of a wooden leg" : King Vidor's picturization of Laurence Stallings's "Great story" / Timothy Barnard -- Phantom limbs : noir and the disabled body / Michael Davidson -- Seeing blindness on-screen : the blind, female gaze / Johnson Cheu -- The wild child / Dawne McCance -- No life anyway : pathologizing disability on film / Paul Darke -- "And Death--capital D--shall be no more--semicolon!" : explicating the terminally ill body in Margaret Edson's wit / Heath Diehl -- "A man, with the same feelings" : disability, humanity, and heterosexual apparatus in Breaking the waves, Born on the fourth of July, Breathing lessons, and Oasis / Eunjung Kim -- Neoliberal risks : Million dollar baby, Murderball, and anti-national sexual positions / Robert McRuer -- Body genres : an anatomy of disability in film / Sharon Snyder and David Mitchell -- "Blinded by the light," or : Where's the rest of me? / Anne Finger.
Item embargoed for five years
Other Identifiers:OCLC #475442750 (print)
LCCN 2009052781 (print)
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