Abstract

How can the wheelchair be other than a placeholder for tragedy or negativity? Kuppers examines the wheelchair as a prop and as a playground of multiple intersecting narratives, desires, textures, and signs in Murderball, Guillermo Gómez-Peña's Museum of Fetishized Identities, and the X-Men movies.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1531-4715
Print ISSN
1054-2043
Pages
pp. 80-88
Launched on MUSE
2007-12-03
Open Access
No
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