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ERIC Number: EJ227930
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1980
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Disability and Monstrosity: A Look at Literary Distortions of Handicapping Conditions.
Thurer, Shari
Rehabilitation Literature, v41 n1-2 p12-15 Jan-Feb 1980
The article examines the distorted ways in which handicapping conditions are portrayed in literature, ranging from portraying villains as handicapped to portraying handicapped people as heroic or overly good. Literature covered includes the Bible, Shakespeare, modern literature, drama, motion pictures, and children's classics. (DLS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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