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The disarticulate : language, disability, and the narratives of modernity

Author: James Berger
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2014.
Series: Cultural front
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Drawing on the disarticulate figures in modern fictional works such as Billy Budd, The Sound and the Fury, Nightwood, White Noise, and The Echo Maker, among others, this book shows how these  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Berger
ISBN: 9780814708460 0814708463 9780814725306 0814725309
OCLC Number: 896868023
Description: IX, 299 Seiten.
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: Disarticulate and Dysarticulate 1. The Bearing Across of Language: Care, Catachresis, and Political Failure 2. Linguistic Impairment and the Default of Modernism: Totality and Otherness: Dys-/Disarticulate Modernity 3. Post-Modern Wild Children, Falling Towers, and the Counter-Linguistic Turn 4. Dys-/Disarticulation and Disability 5. Alterity Is Relative: Impairment, Narrative, and Care in an Age of Neuroscience Epilogue: "Language in Dissolution" and "A World without Words" Notes Works Cited Index About the Author
Series Title: Cultural front
Responsibility: James Berger.


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[T]he book is a valuable contribution to disability studies both for its speculations and specific readings. It is a very thoughtful and thought-filled work, nuanced and wide-ranging, which should Read more...

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