May 18

The first critical study of personal narrative by women with disabilities, Unruly Bodies examines how contemporary writers use life writing to challenge cultural stereotypes about disability, gender, embodiment, and identity. Writers discussed include Nancy Mairs, Lucy Grealy, Georgina Kleege, Connie Panzarino, Eli Clare, Anne Finger, Denise Sherer Jacobson, and May Sarton…. More >>

Unruly Bodies: Life Writing by Women with Disabilities

May 16

Collection of essays reflecting a transformation in social consciousness and societal practices including the disability rights revolution. Covers contemporary advocacy and current academic studies as responses to a historical pattern of systemic prejudice and institutionalized discrimination against people with disabilities. Hardcover, softcover available…. More >>

Why I Burned My Book and Other Essays on Disability

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