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Places I've taken my body : essays / Molly McCully Brown.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780892555130
  • ISBN: 0892555130
  • Physical Description: 215 pages ; 19 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Persea Books, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Karen and Michael Braziller book"--title page.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-214).
Formatted Contents Note:
Muscle memory -- In smoke and exhaustion -- If you are permanently lost -- Bent body, lamb -- What we are -- Narrative and need -- The skin you're in -- Something's wrong with me -- The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded -- Calling long distance -- Poetry, patience, and prayer -- The broken country : on disability and desire -- The cost of certainty -- Public anatomy -- A brief litany of forgettings -- Fragments, never sent -- Frankenstein abroad.
Summary, etc.:
"In sixteen intimate essays, poet Molly McCully Brown explores living within and beyond the limits of a body - in her case, one shaped since birth by cerebral palsy, a permanent and often painful movement disorder. In spite of - indeed, in response to - physical constraints, Brown leads a peripatetic life: the essays comprise a vivid travelogue set throughout the United States and Europe, ranging from the rural American South of her childhood to the cobblestoned streets of Bologna, Italy. Moving between these locales and others, Brown constellates the subjects that define her inside and out: a disabled and conspicuous body, a religious conversion, a missing twin, a life in poetry. As she does, she depicts vividly for us not only her own life but a striking array of sites and topics, among them Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and the world's oldest anatomical theater, the American Eugenics movement, and Jerry Falwell's Liberty University. Throughout, Brown offers us the gift of her exquisite sentences, woven together in consideration, always, of what it means to be human - flawed, potent, feeling"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Brown, Molly McCully, 1991- > Travel.
Brown, Molly McCully, 1991- > Religion.
Women poets, American > 21st century > Biography.
Cerebral palsied > United States > Biography.
Lone twins > United States > Psychology.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / People with Disabilities.
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays.
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Women Authors.
MEDICAL / Essays.

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