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Aesthetic Nervousness

Disability and the Crisis of Representation

by Ato Quayson

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Abnormalities, Human, in literature,
  • Commonwealth literature (English),
  • History and criticism,
  • People with disabilities in literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10196402M
    ISBN 100231139020
    ISBN 109780231139021


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Quayson suggests that the subliminal unease and moral panic invoked by the disabled is refracted within the structures of literature and literary discourse itself, a crisis he terms "aesthetic nervousness." The disabled reminds the able-bodied that the body is provisional and temporary and that normality is wrapped up in certain social by:   Quayson suggests that the subliminal unease and moral panic invoked by the disabled is refracted within the structures of literature and literary discourse itself, a crisis he terms "aesthetic nervousness." The disabled reminds the able-bodied that the body is provisional and temporary and that normality is wrapped up in certain social frameworks.

Aesthetic Nervousness: Disability and the Crisis of Representation. Focusing primarily on the work of Samuel Beckett, Toni Morrison, Wole Soyinka, and J.

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Quayson suggests that the subliminal unease and moral panic invoked by the disabled is refracted within the structures of literature and literary discourse itself, a crisis he terms "aesthetic nervousness.".

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Pay. Ato Quayson's book, Aesthetic Nervousness: Disability and the Crisis of Representation, is a first in many ways. It is the first critical study of global literatures to employ a disability studies framework, and it is the first disability studies informed literary analysis of global or postcolonial literatures, specifically, the works of Samuel Beckett, Toni Morrison, Wole Soyinka, and J.

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One way of reading Aesthetic Nervousness is as not being about disability at all as a positive question, but rather as a reconstitution or recentering of each of these texts, forcing them to circulate in a different discourse than they had before and causing these utterly canonical and in varying degrees ossified texts suddenly to appear unfamiliar and strange.

Ato Quayson's book, Aesthetic Nervousness: Disability and the Crisis of Representation, is a first in many ways. It is the first critical study of global literatures to employ a disability studies.

Quayson suggests that the subliminal unease and moral panic invoked by the disabled is refracted within the structures of literature and literary discourse itself, a crisis he terms "aesthetic nervousness." The disabled reminds the able-bodied that the body is provisional and temporary and that normality is wrapped up in certain social : Ato Quayson.

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Ato Quayson: Aesthetic nervousness becomes apparent when disability short-circuits the dominant rules of representation within the literary text. The primary level in which it may be discerned is in the interaction between disabled and nondisabled characters, where a variety of tensions may be identified.

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Contents Preface Acknowledgments 1. Introduction: Aesthetic Nervousness 2. A Typology of Disability Representation 3. Samuel Beckett: Disability as Hermeneutical Impasse 4. Toni Morrison: Disability, Ambiguity, and Perspectival Modulations 5.

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