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Author Quayson, Ato.
Title Aesthetic nervousness : disability and the crisis of representation / Ato Quayson.
Publication Info New York : Columbia University Press, c2007.



Descript xvi, 246 p. ; 22 cm.
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.
ISBN 9780231139038 (pbk.)
9780231139021
0231139020
0231139039 (pbk.)
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Author Quayson, Ato.
Subject Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989.
Morrison, Toni, 1931-
Soyinka, Wole, 1934-
Coetzee, J. M., 1940-
People with disabilities in literature.
Commonwealth literature (English) -- History and criticism.
Abnormalities, Human, in literature.
People with disabilities -- Social conditions.
Diseases and literature.
Medicine in literature.
Descript xvi, 246 p. ; 22 cm.
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.
ISBN 9780231139038 (pbk.)
9780231139021
0231139020
0231139039 (pbk.)
Author Quayson, Ato.
Subject Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989.
Morrison, Toni, 1931-
Soyinka, Wole, 1934-
Coetzee, J. M., 1940-
People with disabilities in literature.
Commonwealth literature (English) -- History and criticism.
Abnormalities, Human, in literature.
People with disabilities -- Social conditions.
Diseases and literature.
Medicine in literature.

Subject Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989.
Morrison, Toni, 1931-
Soyinka, Wole, 1934-
Coetzee, J. M., 1940-
People with disabilities in literature.
Commonwealth literature (English) -- History and criticism.
Abnormalities, Human, in literature.
People with disabilities -- Social conditions.
Diseases and literature.
Medicine in literature.
Descript xvi, 246 p. ; 22 cm.
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.
ISBN 9780231139038 (pbk.)
9780231139021
0231139020
0231139039 (pbk.)

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