Tyranny of the Normal An Anthology

ISBN-10: 0873385357
ISBN-13: 9780873385350
Edition: 1996
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Book details

List price: $29.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Kent State University Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 406
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
The Tyranny of the Normalp. 3
From Freaks: Myths and Images of the Secret Selfp. 11
The Quasimodo Complex: Deformity Reconsideredp. 27
Self-Help for the Facially Disfigured: Commentary on "The Quasimodo Complex"p. 53
A Brief Response to "The Quasimodo Complex"p. 55
A Response to "The Quasimodo Complex"p. 59
Commentary on "The Quasimodo Complex"p. 63
Literature as a Clinical Capacity: Commentary on "The Quasimodo Complex"p. 66
Quasimodo and Medicine: What Role for the Clinician in Treating Deformity?p. 76
Deformity and the Humane Ideal of Medicinep. 85
From Shame and Body Image: Culture and the Compulsive Eaterp. 89
Introduction to The Mismeasure of Womanp. 111
To Be or Not Be A Woman: Anorexia Nervosa, Normative Gender Roles, and Feminismp. 121
Washing Your Feetp. 143
The Six Hundred Pound Manp. 145
Fatp. 147
Weight Bearingp. 151
Shanksp. 154
Fat People at the Amusement Parkp. 163
The Fat Girlp. 164
The Travelerp. 178
To Make a Dragon Move: From the Diary of an Anorexicp. 192
When Fat Girls Dreamp. 195
The Mealp. 197
The Pullp. 199
Disappearingp. 201
A Hunger Artistp. 204
Dwarf Housep. 215
The Song the Dwarf Singsp. 224
The Dwarfp. 225
The Presidentp. 236
Small Manp. 239
From The Dwarfp. 240
Hop-Frogp. 247
Beautyp. 259
Hep. 261
Neurology Roundsp. 262
A Very Special Arts Festivalp. 264
The Anatomy of Desirep. 265
"1921," from Sulap. 269
From The Elephant Manp. 281
The Legp. 284
From The Journal of a Leperp. 286
Everyday Usep. 297
Song For My Sonp. 305
The Ones that are Thrown Outp. 306
Good Country Peoplep. 307
To: The Access Committeep. 326
Just Another Year in Chronic IAp. 327
Letter from the Rehabilitation Institutep. 332
The Birthmarkp. 334
From The Hunchback of Notre Damep. 349
Gargoylesp. 352
The Earp. 353
Harrison Bergeronp. 356
The Diary of an Infidelp. 362
Keela, the Outcast Indian Maidenp. 366
About the Authorsp. 375
Permissions Acknowledgmentsp. 381
Indexp. 385
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

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