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Title The problem body : projecting disability on film / edited by Sally Chivers and Nicole Markoti

Publ Info Columbus : Ohio State University Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  PN1995.9.H34 P76 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  PN1995.9 H34 P76 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index
Contents "The whole art of a wooden leg" : King Vidor's picturization of Laurence Stallings's "Great story" / Timothy Barnard -- Phantom limbs : 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
LC subject People with disabilities in motion pictures
Human body in motion pictures
Sociology of disability
Add Author Chivers, Sally, 1972-
Markoti, Nicole
ISBN 9780814211243 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814211240 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780814292228 (CD-ROM)
0814292224 (CD-ROM)
ISBN/ISSN 40018054172