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Peering Behind the Curtain
Disability, Illness, and the Extraordinary Body in Contemporary Theatre

Edited By

Kimball King

,

Tom Fahy





ISBN 9781138994843
Published April 27, 2016 by Routledge
194 Pages

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First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Part 1; Chapter 1 Between Two Worlds: The Emerging Aesthetic of the National Theater of the Deaf, Kanta Kochhar-Lindgren; Chapter 2 “Better Me Than You”: Children of a Lesser God, Deaf Education, and Paternalism, Robert C. Spirko; Chapter 3 Violence, Pain, Pleasure: Wit, Pamela Cooper; Chapter 4 Making an Art out of Suffering: Bill T. Jones's Uncle Tom, Tess Chakkalakal; Chapter 5, Ruby Cohn; Chapter 6 Depression—the Undiagnosed Disability in Marsha Norman's 'night, Mother, Sarah Reuning; Chapter 7 “Some Unheard-of Thing”: Freaks, Families, and Coming of Age in The Member of the Wedding, ThomasFahy; Chapter 8 Young Doctors Come to See the Elephant Man, JohannaShapiro; Part 2; Chapter 9 Acting without Limits: Profiles of Three Physically Disabled Performers, Lilah F. Morris; Chapter 10 Two-Act Play, Nancy Bezant; Chapter 11 An Interview with James MacDonald, Thomas Fahy; Chapter 12 Balance Is Stillness, James Macdonald;

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Thomas Fahy, Kimball King