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Newman, Sara
Writing disability : a critical history / Sara Newman
Boulder, Colo. : FirstForumPress, c2013
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HV1568 .N494 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) People with disabilities -- History
Disability studies
Sociology of disability
Physical Description vii, 207 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-202) and index
Contents Disability and life writing -- Ancient sources: outcasts, oracles, and old age -- Medieval voices: sins, salvation, and the female body -- Early modern era: reenacting reform -- The long eighteenth century: reason and logic -- In an enlightened age -- The nineteenth century: insanity and asylums -- The early twentieth century: Helen Keller -- And the public reception of disability -- The twentieth century: military, biomedical -- And personal perspectives -- Into the twenty-first century: presence -- In the digital age
Series Disability in society

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