What do we mean when we talk about disability in the Middle Ages? This volume brings together dynamic scholars working on the subject in medieval literature and history, who use the latest approaches from the field to address this central question. Contributors discuss such standard medieval texts as the Arthurian Legend, The Canterbury Tales and Old Norse Sagas, providing What do we mean when we talk about disability in the Middle Ages?
Sixteenth Century Journal 'Overall, this is an excellent introduction to the topic of medieval disabilities.
for the construction of blindness as disability in the Middle Ages.
framework of modern disability studies reveals that Julian's treatment of bodily sight has important consequences for the construction of blindness as disability in the Middle Ages.
Joshua R. Eyler (e., Disability in the Middle Ages: Reconsiderations and Reverberations (Farnham: Ashgate ., Disability in the Middle Ages: Reconsiderations and Reverberations (Farnham: Ashgate, 2010), pp. xii þ 235, £5. 0, hardback, ISBN: 978-0-7546-6822-0. This study of disability, concerning the mentalities surrounding disability from social, economic, religious and literary, but few medical aspects of mediaeval culture, will be welcomed for the scope and multidisciplinary breadth of its collection, although the bias does tend to weigh in favour of literary criticism. In the second part, ‘Reverberations’, contributors explore the legacy of mediaeval texts and how they shaped post-mediaeval representations of disability.
Joshua Eyler, Rice University, Center for Teaching Excellence, Department . Disability in the Middle Ages: Reconsiderations and Reverberations more.
Joshua Eyler, Rice University, Center for Teaching Excellence, Department Member. Studies Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Disability Studies, and Medieval Studies. Disability and Difference in the Oz Narratives (Under Contract with McFarland Publishing) more.
reconsiderations and reverberations. Introduction: breaking boundaries, building bridges, Joshua R. Eyler. Published 2010 by Ashgate in Farnham, Surrey, Burlington, VT. Written in English. Disability and the suppression of historical identity: rediscovering the professional backgrounds of the blind residents of the Hôpital des Quinze-vingts, Mark P. O'Tool. O sweete venym queynte!": pregnancy and the disabled female body in The Merchant's tale, Tory Vandeventer Pearman. Playing by ear: compensation, reclamation, and prosthesis in fourteenth-century song, Julie Singer. Representations of disability in the thirteenth-century Miracles de Saint Louis, Hannah Skoda.
Disability in Medieval Europe: Thinking about Physical Impairment during the High Middle Ages, c. 1100-1400. Disability in the Middle Ages, Reconsiderations and Reverberations. London and New York: Burlington, VT: Routledge, Ashgate, 2006.
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Disabilities in the Middle Ages with Kisha Tracy. Disability for those over the Age of 50 and discussing about past work history. Professor Dan Goodley: De-individualising disability. Though disability was present throughout the Middle Ages, very few cases were documented during the Early and High Medieval periods, as few physicians could properly diagnose many conditions.
See, for example, Disability in the Middle Ages: Reconsiderations and Reverberations, ed. Joshua Eyler (Farnham, 2010); The Treatment of Disabled Persons in Medieval Europe, ed. Wendy Turner and Tory Pearman (Lampeter, 2011); Disability and Medieval Law, ed. Cory Rushton (Cambridge, 2013).