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Aesthetic nervousness : disability and the crisis of representation

Verfasser/in: Ato Quayson
Verlag: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007.
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"Focusing primarily on the work of Samuel Beckett, Toni Morrison, Wole Soyinka, and J.M. Coetzee, Ato Quayson launches a thoroughly cross-cultural, interdisciplinary study of the representation of physical disability. Quayson suggests that the subliminal unease and moral panic invoked by the disabled is refracted within the structures of literature and literary discourse itself, a crisis he terms "aesthetic  Weiterlesen…
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Quayson, Ato.
Aesthetic nervousness.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)647054872
Name: Samuel Beckett; Toni Morrison; Wole Soyinka; J M Coetzee; Samuel Beckett; Toni Morrison; Wole Soyinka; J M Coetzee; Samuel Beckett; J M Coetzee; Toni Morrison; Wole Soyinka
Medientyp: Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp: Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: Ato Quayson
ISBN: 9780231139021 0231139020 9780231139038 0231139039 9780231511179 0231511175
OCLC-Nummer: 76073673
Beschreibung: xvi, 246 pages ; 22 cm
Inhalt: 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.
Verfasserangabe: Ato Quayson.
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Focusing on the work of Samuel Beckett, Toni Morrison, Wole Soyinka, and J M Coetzee, this book launches a cross-cultural, interdisciplinary study of the representation of physical disability. It  Weiterlesen…

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