xxiii, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-265) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Prelude: the pool Introduction: concerto for the left hand Strange blood: hemophobia and the unexplored boundaries of queer nation Phantom limbs: film noir's volatile bodies Hearing things: the scandal of speech in deaf performance Tree tangled in tree: resiting poetry through ASL Missing Larry: the poetics of disability in Larry Eigner Nostalgia for light: being blind at the museum Universal design: the work of disability in an age of globalization Organs without bodies: transplant narratives in the global market Afterword: disability and the defamiliar body Notes Works cited Index.