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Author Russell, Emily, 1979-

Title Reading embodied citizenship [electronic resource] : disability, narrative, and the body politic / Emily Russell.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description viii, 253 p.
Series American Literatures Initiative
American Literatures Initiative.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Domesticating the exceptional: Those extraordinary twins and the limits of American individualism -- Marvelous and very real: the grotesque in The heart is a lonely hunter and Wise blood -- The uniform body: spectacles of disability and the Vietnam War -- Conceiving the freakish body: reimagining reproduction in Geek love and My year of meats -- Some assembly required: the disability politics of Infinite jest -- Conclusion: inclusion, fixing, and legibility.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Human body in literature.
People with disabilities in literature.
National characteristics, American, in literature.
Human body -- Political aspects -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780813549392 (hardcover alk. paper)
9780813549903 (e-book)

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