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Title Different bodies : essays on disability in film and television / edited by Marja Evelyn Mogk.

Publication Info. Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2013]


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Description ix, 272 pages ; 26 cm
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Summary "This is a collection of 19 new essays by 21 different authors. It focuses on contemporary film and television (1989 to the present). The essays are divided into three sections. The book as a whole is designed to be accessible to readers new to disability studies, while also contributing significantly to the field"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-262) and index.
Contents Deaf sexy : genre and disability in Read my lips / Timothy E. Wilson -- Punk will tear us apart : performance, liminality and filmic depictions of disabled punk musicians / David Church -- Acquired community : Leigh Bowery and Hail the new Puritan's mise-en-scčne of AIDS / Heather Warren-Crow -- Razzle-dazzle heartbreak : disability promotion and glorious abjection in Guy Maddin's The saddest music in the world / Nicole Markoti -- Seeing the apricot : a disability perspective on Alzheimer's in Lee Chang-dong's Poetry / Sally Chivers -- Breaking the silence? Deafness, education and identity in two post-cultural revolution Chinese films / Sarah Dauncey -- Modernity's rescue mission : postcolonial transactions of disability and sexuality / Eunjung Kim and Michelle Jarman -- Chocolate's ass-kicking autistic savant : disability, globalization and the action cinema / Russell Meeuf -- Physical disability and Indian cinema / Joyojeet Pal -- Extra-textual reveals : disability, (sort of) queer sexuality and a military coup in Battlestar Galactica / Alyson Patsavas -- Healer? Assassin? Ben Hawkins, "cure," "disability" and missions in HBO's Carnivāle / Johnson Cheu -- "Are they laughing at us or with us?" Disability in Fox's animated series Family guy / Simon McKeown and Paul A. Darke -- Choreographing disability : stigma, handicapability and Dancing with the stars / Heath A. Diehl -- Don't film us, we'll film you : agency and self-representation in the Joined for life television documentaries / Ellen Samuels -- The making of 18q- : parental advocacy, disability and the ethics of documentary filmmaking / Veronica Wain -- Overcoming the need to "overcome" : challenging disability narratives in The miracle / Terri Thrower -- Born on the Fourth of July : production and assessment of a turbulent text / Martin F. Norden -- Deafness as Peripeteia : "Beethoven" and Immortal beloved / Dawne C. McCance -- "This isn't something I can fake" : the discourse of disability surrounding Glee! / Katie Ellis.
Subject People with disabilities in motion pictures.
People with disabilities on television.
Disabled Persons.
People with disabilities in motion pictures. (OCoLC)fst01057367
People with disabilities on television. (OCoLC)fst01057373
Added Author Mogk, Marja, editor.
ISBN 9780786465354 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786465352 (softcover : alk. paper)
Standard No. 40022853070

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