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Unruly Bodies

Life Writing by Women with Disabilities

by Susannah B. Mintz

  • 102 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disability: social aspects,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • USA,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Feminist,
  • Handicapped,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Autobiography,
  • Biographical methods,
  • Biography,
  • United States,
  • Women authors,
  • Women with disabilities,
  • Women"s studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7973101M
    ISBN 100807858307
    ISBN 109780807858301


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The first critical study of personal narrative by women with disabilities, Unruly Bodies examines how contemporary writers use life writing to challenge cultural stereotypes about disability, gender, embodiment, and identity/5. “Susannah Mintz's Unruly Bodies furnishes a timely appraisal of a somewhat neglected body of literature: life writing by women with disabilities.

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Working with a few carefully selected contemporary writers, Mintz explores how women varying in age, sexual orientation Brand: The University of North Carolina Press.

The first critical study of personal narrative by women with disabilities, Unruly Bodies examines how contemporary writers use life writing to challenge cultural stereotypes about disability, gender, embodiment, and identity.

Unruly Bodiesalso suggests that atypical life stories can redefine the relation between embodiment and identity generally. “Unruly Bodies is an extension of Hunger in that I wanted to open up a conversation about bodies with more people.” A video trailer announcing the writers contributing to ‘ Unruly Bodies Author: Erin Spens.

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Susannah B. Mintz’s Unruly Bodies provides a much needed discussion of disabled women’s understandings of their own lives, bodies, and identities and of the meanings that their disabilities have and produce in the world—for others who are disabled and for the “able bodied.” As Mintz explains, this book links disability theory with feminist autobiography studies in discussing the.

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