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The problem body : projecting disability on film /

Other Authors: Chivers, Sally, 1972-, Markotić, Nicole.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Columbus : Ohio State University Press, 2010
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Table of 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.