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Where Blindness is Not (?) a Disability: Alison Sinclair’s Darkborn Trilogy
Abstract

Abstract:

Perhaps more than realism, fantasy provides an opportunity to examine how ideas of bodily normalcy dominate and restrict our society. Fantasy can explore the cultural understanding and construction of blindness as a disability. Although blindness is often constructed as a disability, Alison Sinclair creates a world in which blindness is normative.