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Author Mintz, Susannah B., 1965- author

Title Unruly bodies : life writing by women with disabilities / Susannah B. Mintz
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2007]
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2007]


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Description 1 online resource (x, 251 pages)
Contents Auto/body/ography : the fragmented texts of Nancy Mairs -- Tyranny of the visual : Lucy Grealy & Georgina Kleege -- Sexual selves, community allegiance : Connie Panzarino & Eli Clare -- Alternative motherhoods : Denise Sherer Jacobson & Anne Finger -- A brief history of aging : the journals of May Sarton
Summary 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. Writers discussed include Nancy Mairs, Lucy Grealy, Georgina Kleege, Connie Panzarino, Eli Clare, Anne Finger, Denise Sherer Jacobson, and May Sarton
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-246) and index
Notes 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
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Subject Women with disabilities -- United States -- Biography.
Autobiography -- Women authors.
Women's studies -- Biographical methods.
Genre/Form Biography.
Author EBSCOhost
LC no. 2007004956
ISBN 9780807877630 (electronic bk)
0807877638 (electronic bk)
9781469606163 (electronic bk)
146960616X (electronic bk)
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Other Titles Life writing by women with disabilities