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Aesthetic nervousness : disability and the crisis of representation

Author: Ato Quayson
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the work of Samuel Beckett, Toni Morrison, Wole Soyinka, and J M Coetzee, this work launches a cross-cultural, interdisciplinary study of the representation of physical disability. It  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2006035957
(OCoLC)76073673
Named Person: Samuel Beckett; Toni Morrison; Wole Soyinka; J M Coetzee; Samuel Beckett; Toni Morrison; Wole Soyinka; J M Coetzee
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ato Quayson
ISBN: 9780231511179 0231511175
OCLC Number: 647054872
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 246 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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.
Responsibility: Ato Quayson.

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