Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 April 2019

224 Pages | 11 halftones

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198832812

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Invalid Modernism

Disability and the Missing Body of the Aesthetic

Michael Davidson

  • Introduces key issues in disability studies and reconsiders classical aesthetics from the standpoint of disability
  • Studies major modernist works by writers and artists such as Virginia Woolf, Oscar Wilde, Henry James, James Joyce, Jean Toomer, T.S. Eliot, Djuna Barnes, Samuel Beckett, F.T. Marinetti, Frida Kahlo, Alexander Zemlinsky, and Thomas Mann
  • Studies Modernism via opera, painting, theatre, and performance
  • Links modernist work to postmodernist experiment