Images of disability pervade language and literature, yet disability is, as sex was in the Victorian world, the ubiquitous unspoken topic in today's culture. The twenty-five essays in Disability Studies provide perspectives on disabled people and on disability in the humanities, art, the media, medicine, psychology, the academy, and society.
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Snyder is Assistant Professor of Film and Literature at Northern Michigan University.
Brenda Brueggemann is currently Professor of English, Vice-Chair of the Rhetoric Composition and Literacy Program, and Acting Director of Literacy Studies at Ohio State University. She is also the former coordinator of the Disability Studies Program and American Sign Language Program at Ohio State University and currently edits the field's oldest journal, Disability Studies Quarterly. She has served on several of the Nisonger Center's related grants/projects.
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson is Associate Professor of Women's Studies at Emory University. She is the author of Extraordinary Bodies: Figuring Disability in American Literature and Culture and coeditor of Disability Studies: Enabling the Humanities. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
"This collection--combining scholarship, moral seriousness, and wit--is an exemplary introduction to the politics and the pedagogy of disability studies."
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