English 175

Literature and Disability: Representations of Disability in Literature

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Fall 2011 Kleege, Georgina
Kleege, Georgina
MWF 3-4 122 Wheeler

Other Readings and Media

Barker, P.: Regeneration; Dunn, K.: Geek Love; Finger, A.: Call Me Ahab; Lewis, V. A.: Beyond Victims and Villains; McCullers, C.: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter; Medoff, M.: Children of a Lesser God; Shakespeare, W.: King Lear; Shakespeare, W.: Richard III


We will examine the ways disability is represented in a variety of works of fiction and drama. Writing assignments will include two short (5-8 page) critical essays and a take-home final examination. (This is a core course for the Disability Studies Minor.)

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