Aug 17, 2019  
2018-2019 College of Liberal Arts 
    
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ENGH 105 - Literature of Disability

4 credits
This course seeks to demonstrate the social functioning of literature through an examination of the way in which disability is deployed in narratives. The syllabus includes texts well-known for their portrayals of disability,  as well as examples from popular culture,  and recent texts that seek to reinvent disability as a literary trope.  The class pays attention to disability theory and the history of the disability rights movement in connection with close reading of the relevant texts. 



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