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Disfigured

On Fairy Tales, Disability, and Making Space

A CBC BOOKS BEST NONFICTION OF 2020, AN ENTROPY MAGAZINE BEST NONFICTION 2020/21, AND A NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOK OF THE DAY (07/23/2022) Fairy tales shape how we see the world, so what … 257 View
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Introduction

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The introduction explores the author’s personal experiences with disability and how her love of nature made her turn to examine how disability is represented in fairy tales. 7 $0.70 Add
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One: Capturing the Water World

From: The Imperilled Ocean

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In readings from this book Journalist Lauren Trethewey explores stories about the many ways in which people around the world interact with the ocean. In this chapter Trethewey explores the career … 23 $2.30 Add
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The Child Whose Head Was Bathed in Darkness

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Chapter 1 examines the objectives behind fairy tales, exploring topics including folk tales and oral traditions, myth and superstition, the Brothers Grimm, happy endings, nature and the woods, … 18 $1.80 Add
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Disability

A Fairy Tale

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Chapter 2 focuses on concepts of disability through time, discussing topics including the social model of disability and the medical model of disability, disability as something to be cured, … 28 $2.80 Add
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In Olden Times, When Wishing Still Helped

The Fairy Tale in France and Germany

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Chapter 3 explores fairy tales from France and Germany, exploring topics including the rise of modern fairy tales, disfigurement and disability in fairy tales, a history of the Grimm brothers, … 20 $2.00 Add
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Someday My Prince Will Come

Disney and the World Without Shadows

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Chapter 4 focuses on Disney’s interpretation of fairy tales, discussing topics including ‘Disneyfication’ of well-known fairy tales,  elements of disability in Disney … 26 $2.60 Add
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The Little Dumb Foundling

Hans Christian Andersen's Ugly Little Duckings

From: Disfigured

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Chapter 5 focuses on the work of Hans Christian Andersen, exploring topics including “The Little Mermaid”, Andersen’s own disability, Andersen’s book "The … 26 $2.60 Add
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Something Below Humanity

The Beautiful and the Beastly

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Chapter 6 examines the archetype of beauty and the beast, exploring topics such as physical beauty, pity, humanity, isolation and childhood, beauty as good a sign of one’s characteristics, … 27 $2.70 Add
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The Desolate Land

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Chapter 7 explores ‘desolate lands’ as synonyms for depression in fairy tales, discussing topics including rape in fairy tales, construction of mental illness in fairy tales, the case … 28 $2.80 Add
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Monsters and Marvels

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Chapter 8 focuses on the fine line between what is considered monstrous and the marvellous in fairy tales and real life,  exploring topics such as superheros, circus and spectacle, … 18 $1.80 Add
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The Great Unravelling

From: Disfigured

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Chapter 9 explores the future of how disability will be in the present and near future, discussing topics like fairy tales and the ideology of able bodiedness, the political, social, economic … 17 $1.70 Add
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Afterword

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The afterword reflects on portrayals of disability and wheelchair use in recent media. 9 $0.90 Add