The Resource Aesthetic nervousness : disability and the crisis of representation, Ato Quayson, (electronic resource)

Aesthetic nervousness : disability and the crisis of representation, Ato Quayson, (electronic resource)

Label
Aesthetic nervousness : disability and the crisis of representation
Title
Aesthetic nervousness
Title remainder
disability and the crisis of representation
Statement of responsibility
Ato Quayson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Focusing primarily on the work of Samuel Beckett, Toni Morrison, Wole Soyinka, and J. M. Coetzee, Ato Quayson launches a thoroughly cross-cultural, interdisciplinary study of the representation of physical disability. Quayson suggests that the subliminal unease and moral panic invoked by the disabled is refracted within the structures of literature and literary discourse itself, a crisis he terms ""aesthetic nervousness."" The disabled reminds the able-bodied that the body is provisional and temporary and that normality is wrapped up in certain social frameworks. Quayson expands his ar
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Quayson, Ato
Dewey number
  • 809.933527
  • 809/.933527
  • 820.93561
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR9080.5
LC item number
.Q38 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beckett, Samuel
  • Coetzee, J. M
  • Morrison, Toni
  • Soyinka, Wole
  • Abnormalities, Human, in literature
  • Commonwealth literature (English)
  • Diseases and literature
  • People with disabilities in literature
  • People with disabilities
Label
Aesthetic nervousness : disability and the crisis of representation, Ato Quayson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-242) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction: Aesthetic Nervousness; 2. A Typology of Disability Representation; 3. Samuel Beckett: Disability as Hermeneutical Impasse; 4. Toni Morrison: Disability, Ambiguity, and Perspectival Modulations; 5. Wole Soyinka: Disability, Maimed Rites, and the Systemic Uncanny; 6. J. M. Coetzee: Speech, Silence, Autism and Dialogism; 7. The Repeating Island: Race, Difference, Disability, and the Heterogeneities of Robben Island's History; Conclusion: In Quest of the Ethical Core; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (265 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231511179
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000105135
  • (EBL)908392
  • (OCoLC)818855905
  • (SSID)ssj0000736263
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12245984
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000736263
  • (PQKBWorkID)10767286
  • (PQKB)11161792
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC908392
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000105135
Label
Aesthetic nervousness : disability and the crisis of representation, Ato Quayson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-242) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction: Aesthetic Nervousness; 2. A Typology of Disability Representation; 3. Samuel Beckett: Disability as Hermeneutical Impasse; 4. Toni Morrison: Disability, Ambiguity, and Perspectival Modulations; 5. Wole Soyinka: Disability, Maimed Rites, and the Systemic Uncanny; 6. J. M. Coetzee: Speech, Silence, Autism and Dialogism; 7. The Repeating Island: Race, Difference, Disability, and the Heterogeneities of Robben Island's History; Conclusion: In Quest of the Ethical Core; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (265 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231511179
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000105135
  • (EBL)908392
  • (OCoLC)818855905
  • (SSID)ssj0000736263
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12245984
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000736263
  • (PQKBWorkID)10767286
  • (PQKB)11161792
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC908392
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000105135

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