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Narrative prosthesis

disability and the dependencies of discourse

by David T. Mitchell

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with disabilities in literature.,
  • Literature, Modern -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-205) and index.

    StatementDavid T. Mitchell and Sharon L. Snyder.
    SeriesCorporealities
    ContributionsSnyder, Sharon L., 1963-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.5.H35 M58 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 211 p. ;
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6776560M
    ISBN 100472097482, 0472067486
    LC Control Number00009897


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Narrative Prosthesis: Disability and the Dependencies of Discourse develops a narrative theory of the pervasive use of disability as a device of characterization in literature and film. It argues that, while other marginalized identities have suffered cultural exclusion due to a dearth of images reflecting their experience, the marginality of disabled people has occurred in Brand: University of Michigan Press.

Narrative Prosthesis: Disability and the Dependencies of Discourse develops a narrative theory of the pervasive use of disability as a device of characterization in literature and film. It argues that, while other marginalized identities have suffered cultural exclusion due to a dearth of images reflecting their experience, the marginality of Author: Sharon Narrative prosthesis book.

Snyder. It was now acceptable that "narrative prosthesis is meant to indicate that disability has been used throughout history as a crutch upon which literary narratives lean for their representational power, disruptive potentiality, and analytical insight" (p.

49). In the core of our efforts to discuss race, gender, sexuality, etc., we are in need of. Mystified by the concept of narrative prosthesis. Michael Davidson, in his book Concerto for the Left Hand: Disability and the Defamiliar Body, provides the following explanation: In the humanities this social model has been accompanied by significant readings of disabled characters in literature whose nontraditional.

Narrative Prosthesis: Disability and the Dependencies of Discourse” develops a narrative theory of the pervasive use of disability as a device of characterization in literature and film.

In Narrative Prosthesis, David T. Mitchell and Sharon L. Snyder (, 39) argue that disability has often been used as a "crutch" by writers: it is a feature around which writers construct. In each work analyzed in [Narrative Prosthesis], disability is used to underscore, in the words of Richard Powers, adapting the theories of Lacan, that the body functions ‘‘like a language’’ as a dynamic network of misfirings and arbitrary adaptations (Goldbug ).

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Thursday, Octo 10/29/ 10/29/ 6 Debility/Capacity: From Narrative Prosthesis to Disaster Capitalism A lecture presented by Jasbir Puar, Associate Professor of Women's & Gender Studies, Rutgers University Jasbir K.

Puar is Associate Professor of Women’s &. The Corporealities: Discourses of Disability book series by multiple authors includes books Points of Contact: Disability, Art, and Culture, Revels in Madness: Insanity in Medicine and Literature, Narrative Prosthesis: Disability and the Dependencies of Discourse, and several more.

From the perspective of narrative prosthesis theory, Bran Stark appears as a nearly prototypical example of disability-as-plot-function. He disappears from and reappears in the main narrative threads of GoT as the plot demands, and, by the end of season 7, has become mainly an immobilized conduit for exposition.

His role as seer means that he. Publication date Series Corporealities ISBN (alk. paper) (pbk.: alk. paper) (CASED). Is there a problem with an e-resource. If so, please indicate which one: Brief Description. Areas of Expertise. David T. Mitchell is a scholar, editor, history/film exhibition curator, and filmmaker in the field of Disability Studies.

As a scholar he is the author of three books: Narrative Prosthesis: Discourses of Disability (U of Michigan P, ); Cultural Locations of Disability (U of Chicago P, ); The Biopolitics of Disability: Neoliberalism, Ablenationalism, and Peripheral.

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Everyday low 5/5(1). Yes, a short ‘narrative prosthesis’. Or, my autopathography, in words. I was born in Glasgow at the start of the ’60s, at home in the kitchen of our Cowcaddens apartment, in fact.

As a wee boy in Scotland, I was in hospital for muscle-stretching treatment on my lower limbs, including a period in a residential children’s hospital. Narrative prosthesis. What should that mean. Does it mean that people with disabilities use narratives to comfort themselves.

OK, that might be the case oftentimes, and this book is then devoted to the analysis of these "prosthetic narratives.". He is the author – along with his research partner Sharon Snyder – of 6 books: The Body and Physical Difference: Discourses of Disability (U of Michigan Press, ); Narrative Prosthesis: Disability and the Dependencies of Discourse (U of Michigan Press, ); Encyclopedia of Disability: Volume 5 A History of Disability in Primary Sources Occupation: Director of Graduate Studies.

The narrative mode of world-representation and world-building is omnipresent and far exceeds the domain of literature. digital emoticons and stickers, but, at the same time, it is our readiest recourse to restore coherence, the easiest prosthesis of identity. The difficult path from trauma to reconciliation, from time as killer to time as Author: Didier Coste.

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Journal Article (peer-reviewed). Narrative Prosthesis: Disability and the Dependencies of Discourse develops a narrative theory of the pervasive use of disability as a device of characterization in literature and film.

It argues that, while other marginalized identities have suffered cultural exclusion due to a dearth of images reflecting their experience, the marginality of disabled people has occurred in the midst of the Brand: David T Mitchell; Sharon L Snyder.In their book, Narrative Prosthesis: Disability and the Dependencies of Discourse (), David T.

Mitchell and Sharon L. Snyder critically examine the uses to which disability is put in narrative; this article will focus on the ways in which cognitive impairment is constructed in this novel.