Bodies in commotion [electronic resource] : disability & performance / edited by Carrie Sandahl & Philip Auslander
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- pt. 1. Taxonomies: disability and deaf performances in the process of self-definition. Delivering disability, willing speech / Brenda Jo Brueggemann -- Dares to stares: disabled women performance artists and the dynamics of staring / Rosemarie Garland Thomson -- Performing deaf identity: toward a continuum of deaf performance / Jessica Berson -- Aesthetic distance and the fiction of disability / Jim Ferris -- pt. 2. Disability/deaf aesthetics, audiences, and the public sphere. Shifting Apollo's frame: challenging the body aesthetic in theater dance / Owen Smith -- The 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. 3. 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 -- The facilitation of learning-disabled arts: a cultural perspective / Giles Perring -- Beyond therapy: "performance" work with people who have profound and multiple disabilities / Melissa C. Nash -- Dementia and the performance of self / Anne Davis Basting -- pt. 4. 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 -- The tyranny of neutral: disability and actor training / Carrie Sandahl -- pt. 5. 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.
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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