Unruly bodies: life writing by women with disabilities

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University of North Carolina Press, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 251 pages
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.

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Just to clarify, I stopped reading this book, but not because I didn't like it. It's just set up in such a way that I think I would get a lot more out of it if I read each of the works Mintz discusses ... Read full review


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Susannah B. Mintz is associate professor of English at Skidmore College. She is author of Threshold Poetics: Milton and Intersubjectivity.

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