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The Secret Life of Stories : From Don Quixote to Harry Potter, How Understanding Intellectual Disability Transforms the Way We Read / Michael Berube.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Eckhart Public Library - Main 808.39 BER (Text) 840191002219964 Nonfiction - Main Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781479823611 (hb.)
  • Physical Description: 223 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : New York University Press, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: Armed only with the tools of close reading, Berube demonstrates the immensely generative possibilities in the ways disability is deployed within fiction, finding in them powerful meditations on what it means to be a social being, a sentient creature with an awareness of mortality and causality and sentience itself. Persuasive and witty, Michael Berube engages Harry Potter fans and scholars of literature alike.
Subject: Narration (Rhetoric)
Reading disability.
Disability studies.
Sociology of disability.

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