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Title Bodies in commotion : disability & performance / edited by Carrie Sandahl & Philip Auslander.
Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2005.
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 Floor4  PN1590.H36 B63 2005    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 339 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Corporealities
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : disability studies in commotion with performance studies / Carrie Sandahl and Philip Auslander -- Pt. I. Taxonomies : disability & deaf performances in the process of self-definition -- Delivering disability, willing speech / Brenda Jo Brueggemann -- Dares to stares : disabled women performance artists & the dynamics of staring / Rosemarie Garland Thomson -- Performing deaf identity : toward a continuum of deaf performance / Jessica Berson -- Aesthetic distance & the fiction of disability / Jim Ferris -- Pt. II. Disability/deaf aesthetics, audiences, & the public sphere -- Shifting Apollo's frame : challenging the body aesthetic in theater dance / Owen Smith -- national theatre of the deaf : artistic freedom and cultural responsibility in the use of American sign language / Shannon Bradford -- Shifting strengths : the cyborg theater of Cathy Weis / Jennifer Parker-Starbuck -- Theater without a hero : the making of P. H. *reaks : the hidden history of people with disabilities / Victoria Ann Lewis -- Pt. III. Rehabilitating the medical model -- Performing disability, problematizing cure / Johnson Cheu -- Bodies, hysteria, pain : staging the invisible / Petra Kuppers -- Performance as therapy : Spalding Gray's autopathographic monologues / Philip Auslander -- facilitation of learning-disabled arts : a cultural perspective / Giles Perring -- Beyond therapy : "performance" work with people who have profound & multiple disabilities / Melissa C. Nash -- Dementia and the performance of self / Anne Davis Basting -- Pt. IV. Performing disability in daily life -- Looking blind : a revelation of culture's eye / Tanya Titchkosky -- Men in motion : disability and the performance of masculinity / Lenore Manderson and Susan Peake -- Disrupting a disembodied status quo : invisible theater as subversive pedagogy / Maureen Connolly and Tom Craig -- tyranny of neutral : disability and actor training / Carrie Sandahl -- Pt. V. Reading disability in dramatic literature -- Unfixing disability in Lord Byron's The Deformed Transformed / Sharon L. Snyder -- On Medea, bad mother of the Greek drama (disability, character, genopolitics) / Marcy J. Epstein -- Disability's invisibility in Joan Schenkar's Signs of Life and Heather McDonald's An Almost Holy Picture / Stacy Wolf -- Reconsidering identity politics, essentialism, and dismodernism : an afterword / Peggy Phelan.
Subject People with disabilities and the performing arts.
Related Names Sandahl, Carrie, 1968-
Auslander, Philip, 1956-
Related To Online version: Bodies in commotion. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2005 (OCoLC)607573150
ISBN 0472098918 (hbk.)
9780472098910 (hbk.)
0472068911 (pbk.)
9780472068913 (pbk.)
OCLC number 57574065