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Documentary and Disability

Brylla, Catalin and Hughes, Helen, eds. (2017) Documentary and Disability Palgrave Macmillan UK, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 978-1-137-59893-6

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Abstract

This edited collection of contributions from media scholars, film practitioners and film historians connects the vibrant fields of documentary and disability studies. Documentary film has not only played an historical role in the social construction of disability but continues to be a strong force for expression, inclusion and activism. Offering essays on the interpretation and conception of a wide variety of documentary formats, Documentary and Disability reveals a rich set of resources on subjects as diverse as Thomas Quasthoff’s opera performances, Tourette syndrome in the developing world, queer approaches to sexual functionality, Channel 4 disability sports broadcasting, the political meaning of cochlear implant activation, and Christoph’s Schlingensief’s celebrated Freakstars 3000.

Item Type: Book
Subjects : Film
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > School of English and Languages
Date : 5 October 2017
Copyright Disclaimer : © The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2017.
Additional Information : DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-59894-3
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 16 May 2017 15:38
Last Modified : 20 Sep 2017 15:22
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/821007

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