The Resource Aesthetic nervousness : disability and the crisis of representation, Ato Quayson

Aesthetic nervousness : disability and the crisis of representation, Ato Quayson

Label
Aesthetic nervousness : disability and the crisis of representation
Title
Aesthetic nervousness
Title remainder
disability and the crisis of representation
Statement of responsibility
Ato Quayson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Focusing primarily on the work of Samuel Beckett, Toni Morrison, Wole Soyinka, and J.M. Coetzee, Ato Quayson launches a thoroughly cross-cultural, interdisciplinary study of the representation of physical disability. Quayson suggests that the subliminal unease and moral panic invoked by the disabled is refracted within the structures of literature and literary discourse itself, a crisis he terms ""aesthetic nervousness."" The disabled reminds the able-bodied that the body is provisional and temporary and that normality is wrapped up in certain social frameworks. Quayson expands his ar
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
809/.933527
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9080.5
LC item number
.Q38 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Aesthetic nervousness : disability and the crisis of representation, Ato Quayson
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-242) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn647054872
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 246 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231511179
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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  • 22573/ctt2729gw
  • 2c5cc01c-53a9-4dd1-bfad-99b6378d1d3f
Publisher number
EB00639502
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b28775867
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)647054872
  • pebco0231511175
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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