Download e-book for kindle: Bodies of Modernism: Physical Disability in Transatlantic by Maren Tova Linett

By Maren Tova Linett

ISBN-10: 0472053310

ISBN-13: 9780472053315

ISBN-10: 0472073311

ISBN-13: 9780472073313

Bodies of Modernism brings a brand new and fascinating analytical lens to modernist literature, that of severe incapacity experiences. The ebook deals new readings of canonical and noncanonical writers from each side of the Atlantic together with Flannery O’Connor, Eudora Welty, H. G. Wells, D. H. Lawrence, Elizabeth Bowen, Henry eco-friendly, Olive Moore, Carson McCullers, Tennessee Williams, J. M. Synge, Florence Barclay, Virginia Woolf, and James Joyce. via readings of this wide variety of texts and with chapters targeting mobility impairments, deafness, blindness, and deformity, the learn finds either modernism’s skepticism approximately and dependence on fantasies of complete, “normal” bodies.

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