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Author Couser, G. Thomas.

Title Signifying bodies : disability in contemporary life writing / G. Thomas Couser.

Imprint Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2009.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 204 pages) : illustrations.
Series Corporealities
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the some body memoir -- Paradigms cost: disability and cultural representation -- Rhetoric and self-representation in disability memoir -- Double exposure: performing conjoined twinship -- Identity, identicality, and life writing: telling (the silent) twins apart -- Autoethnography and developmental disability: riding the bus with my sister -- Disability as metaphor: what's wrong with Lying -- Lucy Grealy and the some body obituary -- Life writing and disability law: undoing hardship -- Epilogue: the new disability memoir.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
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. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject People with disabilities -- United States -- Biography -- History and criticism.
People with disabilities, Writings of, American.
People with disabilities in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Couser, G. Thomas. Signifying bodies. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2009 (DLC) 2009018643
ISBN 9780472026593 (electronic bk.)
0472026593 (electronic bk.)
9780472070695 (cloth ; alk. paper)
047207069X (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780472050697 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0472050699 (pbk. ; alk. paper)