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Foss, Chris, Jonathan W. Gray, and Zach Whalen, eds. Disability in Comic Books and Graphic Narratives. Literary Disability Studies. New York [etc.]: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 
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Resource type: Book
Language: en: English
DOI: 10.1057/9781137501110
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 978-1-137-50110-3
BibTeX citation key: Foss2016
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Categories: General
Keywords: Collection of essays, Disability
Creators: Foss, Gray, Whalen
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (New York [etc.])
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As there has yet to be any substantial scrutiny of the complex confluences a more sustained dialogue between disability studies and comics studies might suggest, Disability in Comic Books and Graphic Narratives aims through its broad range of approaches and focus points to explore this exciting subject in productive and provocative ways.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations (ix)
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson: Foreword (x)
Acknowledgements (xiv)
Notes on Contributors (xv)

Zach Whalen, Chris Foss, and Jonathan W. Gray: Introduction: From Feats of Clay to Narrative Prose/thesis (1)

1. Jay Dolmage and Dale Jacobs: Mutable Articulations: Disability Rhetorics and the Comics Medium (14)
2. Christina Maria Koch: “when you have no voice, you don’t exist”? Envisioning Disability in David Small’s Stitches (29)
3. Todd A. Comer: The Hidden Architecture of Disability: Chris Ware’s Building Stories (44)
5. José Alaniz: Standing Orders: Oracle, Disability, and Retconning (59)
6. Mariah Crilley: Drawing Disability: Superman, Huntington’s, and the Comic Form in It’s a Bird … (80)
7. Chris Foss: Reading in Pictures: Re-Visioning Autism and Literature through the Medium of Manga (95)
8. Shannon Walters: Graphic Violence in Word and Image: Re-Imagining Closure in The Ride Together (111)
9. Jonathan W. Gray: Why Couldn’t You Let Me Die?: Cyborg, Social Death, and Narratives of Disability (125)
10. Laurie Ann Carlson: “You Only Need Three Senses for This”: The Disruptive Potentiality of Cyborg Helen Keller (140)
11. Daniel Preston: Cripping the Bat: Troubling Images of Batman (155)
12. Kristen Gay: Breaking Up [at/with] Illness Narratives (171)
13. Margaret Galvan: Thinking through Thea: Alison Bechdel’s Representations of Disability (181)

Index (203)

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