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The problem body : projecting disability on film

Author: Sally Chivers; Nicole Markotić
Publisher: Columbus : Ohio State University Press, ©2010.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Chivers; Nicole Markotić
ISBN: 9780814211243 0814211240 9780814292228 0814292224
OCLC Number: 475442750
Description: xi, 239 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: "The whole art of a wooden leg" : King Vidor's picturization of Laurence Stallings's "Great story" / Timothy Barnard --
Phantom limbs : film 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 W;t / 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 L. Snyder and David T. Mitchell --
"Blinded by the light," or : Where's the rest of me? / Anne Finger.
Responsibility: edited by Sally Chivers and Nicole Markotić.

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