Disability and Illness in Arts-Informed Research: Moving Toward Postconventional Representations

by Nancy Viva Davis Halifax

Table of Contents

Illustrations


Three Hundred and Forty-Nine Words

Solace

A Kind of Response

The Beginnings of Dys-Girl’s Body

The Subtle Marks of Vulnerability

Beauty Pierced

Punctum

Resistance of a Scarred Surface

Waves of Words

The Force of Not Breathing

Torsion

Sensed-Not-Sensed

Rose at Thirteen

Girls Falling (the Play of Theory)

Vulnerability Incarnate

Narrative Anxiety of the Vulnerable (Willa)

Darkness Brakes (Motor Vehicle Accident)

Firstborn

Sensuous Language

The Body of Medicine

Another Form of Water

This Body Is Not My Fault

The Earthworm

Inside the Writing

Story of a Life in Six Pieces

Impasse

Failure

Aspiration (Failure)

Raw Flesh and Bone Against the Ginger of My Hair

Anagraphia

A Silver Hmmm

Names I Have Never Tasted

A Bitter Medium

Bare Palace

Sore-Footed Stories

This Body Is an Academy of Medicine

We Are in Constant Touch

Night Bus (Biopsy)

I Wonder if the Others See Me

It Cannot Be Spoken

My Heart Is Closer Now

A Woman Is Told

More About Dys-Body

The Petals of Flowers—The Fallen Promises of One Body to Another

Going Under

Touch

The Inconstant Artist

The Shambles

Hearts

My Writing Is an Act of Desire

Beauty and Death

I Hold Her Heart

Drawing

Constellations

Resistance

Rosarium

There Are Some Things I Can Write Only Once

Note 64: One Story Calls to Another

Reading


Notes

References

Further Reading

Index


 

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