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Disability Studies and Spanish Culture: Films, Novels, the Comic and the Public Exhibition

Benjamin Fraser


This is the first book to use a Disability Studies approach to understanding cultural production in Spain. The author takes on a range of cultural products—from film to literature to the comic/sequential art and, in the brief epigraph, the public exhibition of paintings. Benjamin Fraser is just as familiar with the work of key disability studies theorists (Lennard J. Davis, Licia Carlson, Eva Feder Kittay, David T. Mitchell, Sharon L. Snyder) as he is with Spanish culture and the discourse of art. While researchers and students of cinema will be particularly interested in the book's detailed a ... More

Keywords: Spain, Disability Studies, intellectual disabilities, Down syndrome, autism, agnosia/alexia, film, literature, the comic, culture

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9781846318702
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781846318702.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Benjamin Fraser, author