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Disability, Narrative Normativity, and the Stigmatized Vernacular of Communicative (in)Competence

Amy Shuman

in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

Amy Shuman starts us off with chapter 1, “Disability, Narrative Normativity, and the Stigmatized Vernacular of Communicative (in)Competence,” which builds on her previous work with Diane E. Goldstein ... More


Queering Whiteness, Queering Faulkner: Hightower’s “Wild Bulges”

Alfred J. López

in Faulkner and Whiteness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030208
eISBN:
9781621033202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030208.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on the defrocked minister Gail Hightower in William Faulkner’s novel Light in August as “the divided, repressed psyche of closeted gay whiteness in the Jim Crow South.” Doubly ... More


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