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Disability Media Studies

Disability Media Studies

Bill Kirkpatrick

Elizabeth Ellcessor (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479867820
eISBN:
9781479802340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867820.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Disability Media Studies proposes the formation of a field of study, based in the rich traditions of media, cultural, and disability studies. Such a field is necessarily interdisciplinary and ... More

Filipino PrimitiveAccumulation and Resistance in the American Museum

Filipino Primitive: Accumulation and Resistance in the American Museum

Sarita Echavez See

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479842667
eISBN:
9781479887699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842667.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book takes Karl Marx’s concept of “primitive accumulation,” usually conceived of as an economic process for the acquisition of land and the extraction of labor, and argues that we also must ... More

Haiti's Paper WarPost-Independence Writing, Civil War, and the Making of the Republic, 1804-1954

Haiti's Paper War: Post-Independence Writing, Civil War, and the Making of the Republic, 1804-1954

Chelsea Stieber

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479802135
eISBN:
9781479802166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802135.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book begins where so many others conclude: 1804. Recent scholarship has begun to explore the challenges that Atlantic world powers posed to Haitian sovereignty and legitimacy during the Age of ... More

Literary BioethicsAnimality, Disability, and the Human

Literary Bioethics: Animality, Disability, and the Human

Maren Tova Linett

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479801268
eISBN:
9781479801299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479801268.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Literary Bioethics reads four novels as thought experiments through which to grapple with questions of value regarding animal lives, old lives, disabled lives, and engineered lives. Drawing from ... More

Practices of HopeLiterary Criticism in Disenchanted Times

Practices of Hope: Literary Criticism in Disenchanted Times

Christopher Castiglia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479818273
eISBN:
9781479820030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818273.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

As the “hermeneutics of suspicion” as a critical disposition comes under fire, The Practice of Hope examines models of “critique” resistant to disenchantment. This book offers hope as an alternative ... More

Runaway GenresThe Global Afterlives of Slavery

Runaway Genres: The Global Afterlives of Slavery

Yogita Goyal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479829590
eISBN:
9781479819676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829590.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Runaway Genres: The Global Afterlives of Slavery tracks the emergence of slavery as the defining template through which current forms of human rights abuses are understood. To fathom forms of freedom ... More

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