9780230104068

The Disabled Body in Contemporary Art

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  • ISBN13:

    9780230104068

  • ISBN10:

    0230104061

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-07-15
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Summary

This volume analyzes the representation of disabled and disfigured bodies in contemporary art and its various contexts, from art history to photography to medical displays to the nineteenth- and twentieth-century freak show.

Author Biography

Ann Millett-Gallant is Lecturer at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. 

Table of Contents

List of Figuresp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introduction: Enabling the Imagep. 1
Disarming Venusp. 25
Sculpting Body Idealsp. 51
Performing Amputationp. 83
Exceeding the Framep. 113
Conclusion: Starting Back and Forthp. 141
Notesp. 145
Selected Bibliographyp. 163
Indexp. 173
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