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Studying disability arts and culture : an introduction / Petra Kuppers.

By: Kuppers, Petra
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke [England] ; Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Edition: 1st edDescription: xvi, 187 pages ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781137413437 (hardback)Subject(s): People with disabilities and the arts | People with disabilities and the performing arts | Arts and societyDDC classification: 700.87 LOC classification: NX180.H34 | K87 2014
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- Preface -- PART I -- 1. Setting Up -- 2. Languages of Disability -- 3. Discourses of Disability -- 4. Embodiment/Enmindment: Processes of Living -- 5. Disability Culture -- PART II -- 6. Life in the Institution: Discourses at Work and at Play -- 7. Freak Shows and the Theatre -- 8. Disabled Dance and Dancerly Bodies -- 9. Superheroes and the Lure of Disability -- 10. Looking at Autism -- 11. Classroom Activism and Resources -- 12. Appendix: For Teachers -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: "In this practical introduction to the study of Disability Arts and Culture, Petra Kuppers draws on a wide range of examples, exercises and activities to introduce the key artists and theoretical concepts in this diverse field. Comprehensive and accessible, this is an essential handbook for anyone interested in the Disabled body in performance"--
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-180).

Machine generated contents note: -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- Preface -- PART I -- 1. Setting Up -- 2. Languages of Disability -- 3. Discourses of Disability -- 4. Embodiment/Enmindment: Processes of Living -- 5. Disability Culture -- PART II -- 6. Life in the Institution: Discourses at Work and at Play -- 7. Freak Shows and the Theatre -- 8. Disabled Dance and Dancerly Bodies -- 9. Superheroes and the Lure of Disability -- 10. Looking at Autism -- 11. Classroom Activism and Resources -- 12. Appendix: For Teachers -- Bibliography -- Index.

"In this practical introduction to the study of Disability Arts and Culture, Petra Kuppers draws on a wide range of examples, exercises and activities to introduce the key artists and theoretical concepts in this diverse field. Comprehensive and accessible, this is an essential handbook for anyone interested in the Disabled body in performance"--

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