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New issue of JLCDS (5:1) is now available

The new issue of the Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies (JLCDS)  is now available.  Volume 5, Issue 1 is a general issue bringing together the research interests of literary, cultural, and disability scholars from around the world.

Articles include:

  • Ann M. Fox (Davidson College, North Carolina, USA) considers Lynn Nottage’s Ruined;
  • Alex Tankard (University of Chester, UK) investigates of the place of the Victorian consumptive in Disability Studies;
  • D.H. Lawrence and the aesthetics of disability form the basis of an article by Valerie L. Popp (University of California, Los Angeles, USA);
  • Narrative constructions of motherhood and autism are the focus for Josje Weusten (Maastricht University, Netherlands);
  • Natalie Abbott (University of California, Berkeley, USA) writes about the Positive Exposure photography project;
  • Vivian Yenika-Agbaw (Pennsylvania State University, USA) focuses on disability in Hans Christian Andersen’s Tales.

The issue also contains comments from the field and book reviews by Pauline Eyre (University of Manchester, UK), Liz Crow (Roaring Girl Productions), and Michael Gill (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA).

The new issue is available in print and online formats to individuals and institutions who subscribe via Liverpool University Press; it is also part of the Project MUSE collection.