Disabled Literature: A Critical Examination of the Portrayal of Individuals with Disabilities in Selected Works of Modern and Contemporary American Literature

Disabled Literature: A Critical Examination of the Portrayal of Individuals with Disabilities in Selected Works of Modern and Contemporary American Literature

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Overview

This book, by Beauchamp, Chung, Mogilner and Svetlana Zakinova examines how authors have used characters with disabilities to elicit emotional reactions in readers; additionally, how writers use disabilities to present individuals as "the other" rather than simply as people.
Finally, the book discusses how literature has changed, or is changing, with regards to its presentation of those with a disability.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781627345309
Publisher: Universal-Publishers.com
Publication date: 06/12/2015
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 866,452
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.57(d)

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