The Right Way To Be Crippled And Naked

The Right Way To Be Crippled And Naked

The Fiction Of Disability: An Anthology

eBook - 2017
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"I remember I believed all my problems would be solved, if only I were beautiful. Then I was beautiful."-Jonathan Mack, from his story "The Right Way to be Crippled and Naked."Welcome to the worlds of the disabled. The physically disabled. The mentally disabled. The emotionally disabled. What does that word "disabled" mean anyway? Is there a right way to be crippled? Editors Sheila Black and Michael Northen (co-editors of the highly praised anthology Beauty is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability) join newcomer Annabelle Hayse to present short stories by Dagoberto Gilb, Anne Finger, Stephen Kuusisto, Thom Jones, Lisa Gill, Floyd Skloot, and others. These authors-all who experience the "disability" they write about-crack open the cage of our culture's stereotypes. We look inside, and, through these people we thought broken, we uncover new ways of seeing and knowing.
Publisher: [United States] : Cinco Puntos Press : Made available through hoopla, 2017
ISBN: 9781941026366
1941026362
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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