Bibliography

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Music and Disability: Books and Dissertations

Georgakarakou, Maria. 2015. “Insanity, Hysteria and Melancholy in Seventeenth-Century English Continuo Song.” Ph.D. dissertation, Boston University.

Honisch, Stefan Sunandan. 2016. “Different eyes, ears, and bodies: pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii and the education of the sensorium through musical performance.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of British Columbia.

Howe, Blake. 2010a. Music and the Embodiment of Disability.” Ph.D. dissertation, The Graduate Center: City University of New York.

Jones, Matthew J. 2014. “How to Make Music in an Epidemic: Hearing AIDS, 1981-1996.” Ph.D. dissertation, The University of Virginia.

Leonard, Kendra. 2009. Shakespeare, Madness, and Music: Scoring Insanity in Cinematic Adaptations. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow.

Lubet, Alex. 2011. Music, Disability, and Society. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

McKay, George. 2013. Shakin’ All Over: Popular Music and Disability. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Prescott, John. 2012. “John Stanley, A Miracle of Art and Nature: The Role of Disability in the Life and Career of a Blind Eighteenth Century Musician.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Berkeley.

Rowden, Terry. 2009. The Songs of Blind Folk: African-American Musicians and the Cultures of Blindness. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press.

Straus, Joseph N. 2011. Extraordinary Measures: Disability in Music. New York: Oxford University Press.

  • Lubet 2011 and Straus 2011 reviewed by Jennifer Iverson in the Journal of the American Musicological Society 65/2 (2012).
  • Straus 2011 reviewed by Bruce Quaglia in Music Theory Spectrum 35/1 (2013); Stefan Honisch in Journal of Musicological Research 31/2–3 (2012); and Tara K. Wood in the Disability Studies Quarterly 32/3 (2012); Rosemarie Garland-Thomson in American Quarterly 65/4 (2013).
  • Tsiris, Giorgos. 2013. “Voices from the ‘Ghetto’: Music Therapy Perspectives on Disability and Music (A Response to Joseph Straus’s Book Extraordinary Measures: Disability in Music.International Journal of Music Therapy 6/3: 333–342.

Tift, Matthew. 2007. “Musical AIDS: Music, Musicians and the Cultural Construction of HIV/AIDS in the United States.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Music and Disability: Essay Collections, Special Journal Issues

Howe, Blake, Stephanie Jensen-Moulton, Neil Lerner, and Joseph N. Straus, eds. 2016. The Oxford Handbook of Music and Disability Studies. New York: Oxford University Press.

  • Authors: Michael Accinno, Michael B. Bakan, Samantha Bassler, Michael Beckerman, Devin Burke, Licia Carlson, Michael Scott Cuthbert, James Deaville, Ann Fox, Will Fulton, Allen Gimbel, Floyd Grave, Brian Hogan, Stefan Sunandan Honisch, Blake Howe, Jennifer Iverson, Stephanie Jensen-Moulton, Shersten Johnson, Jeannette DiBernardo Jones, Beth Keyes, Marianne Kielian-Gilbert, Raymond Knapp, Hedy Law, Sherry Lee, Kendra Preston Leonard, Neil Lerner, Anabel Maler, Fred Everett Maus, George McKay, Sean Murray, Bruce Quaglia, Daniella Santoro, Jessica Schwartz, Julie Singer, Elaine Sisman, Jessica Sternfeld, Laurie Stras, Joseph Straus, Ingrid Sykes

Lerner, Neil and Joseph N. Straus, eds. 2006. Sounding Off: Theorizing Disability in Music. New York: Routledge.

  • Authors: Paul Attinello, Poundie Burstein, Maria Cizmic, Daniel Goldmark, Kelly Gross, Dave Headlam, Jennifer Iverson, Stephanie Jensen-Moulton, Marianne Kielian-Gilbert, Neil Lerner, Timothy Maloney, Adam Ockelford, Andrew Oster, Stephen Rodgers, Laurie Stras, Joseph Straus.

Special Issue of Popular Music. Vol. 28, No. 3 (2009).

Special Issue of Music Theory Online. Vol. 15, Nos. 3–4 (2009).

Special Issue of Review of Disability Studies, Vol. 4, Nos. 1 and 2 (2007). Edited by Alex Lubet and Na’ama Sheffi.

Music and Disability: Articles and Conference Papers

Attinello, Paul. 2006. “Fever/Fragile/Fatigue: Music, AIDS, Present, and….” In Sounding Off: Theorizing Disability in Music, ed. Neil Lerner and Joseph N. Straus. New York: Routledge.

Baken, Michael. 2014. “Ethnomusicological Perspectives on Autism, Neurodiversity, and Music Therapy.” Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy 14.3 (November). https://voices.no/index.php/voices/article/view/799.

Bassler, Samantha. 2012. “‘That suck’d the honey of his music vows’: Disability Studies in Early Modern Musicological Research.” Postmedieval 3: 182–94.

Bassler, Samantha. 2014. “‘But You Don’t Look Sick’: Dismodernism, Disability Studies and Music Therapy on Invisible Illness and the Unstable Body.” Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy 14.3 (November). https://voices.no/index.php/voices/article/view/802.

Burstein, L. Poundie. “Les chansons des fous: On the Edge of Madness with Alkan.” In Sounding Off: Theorizing Disability in Music, ed. Neil Lerner and Joseph N. Straus. New York: Routledge.

Cameron, Colin. 2009. “Tragic but Brave or Just Crips with Chips? Songs and Their Lyrics in the Disability Arts Movement in Britain.” Popular Music 28/3: 381–96.

Challis, Ben. 2009. “Technology, Accessibility and Creativity in Popular Music Education.” Popular Music 28/3: 425–31.

Cizmic, Maria. 2006. “Of Bodies and Narratives: Musical Representations of Pain and Illness in HBO’s W;t.” In Sounding Off: Theorizing Disability in Music, ed. Neil Lerner and Joseph N. Straus. New York: Routledge.

Elflein, Dietmar. 2009. “A Popular Music Project and People with Disabilities Community in Hamburg, Germany: The Case of Station 17.” Popular Music 28/3: 397–410.

Gimbel, Allen. 2010. “Allan Pettersson as a Topic for Disability Studies.” Unpublished paper.

Goldmark, Daniel. 2006. “Stuttering in American Popular Song, 1890–1930.” In Sounding Off: Theorizing Disability in Music, ed. Neil Lerner and Joseph N. Straus. New York: Routledge.

Grave, Floyd. 2008. “Recuperation, Transformation, and the Transcendence of Major over Minor in the Finale of Haydn’s String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 1.” Eighteenth-Century Music 5/1: 27–50.

Gross, Kelly. 2006. “Female Subjectivity, Disability, and Musical Authorship in Krzysztof Kieslowski’s Blue.” In Sounding Off: Theorizing Disability in Music, ed. Neil Lerner and Joseph N. Straus. New York: Routledge.

Headlam, Dave. 2006. “Learning to Hear Autistically.” In Sounding Off: Theorizing Disability in Music, ed. Neil Lerner and Joseph N. Straus. New York: Routledge.

Herr, Cheryl. 2009. “Roll-over-Beethoven: Johnnie Ray in Context.” Popular Music 28/3: 323–40.

Holmes, Jessica A. 2016. “Singing beyond Hearing.” In “On the Disability Aesthetics of Music.” Journal of the American Musicological Society Vol. 69, no. 2 (Summer): 542-548. 

Honisch, Stefan Sunandan. 2009a. “Re-narrating Disability through Musical Performance.” Music Theory Online 15/3–4.

Honisch, Stefan. 2009b. “The Road to Marginalization is Paved with Good Intentions: In Pursuit of the Re-humanization of Physically-Impaired Musicians.” International Journal of Inclusive Education 13/7: 767–83.

Honisch, Stefan Sunandan. 2014. “Music… to Cure or Disable”: “Therapy for Whom?” Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy 14.3 (November). https://voices.no/index.php/voices/article/view/793/658.

Honisch, Stefan S. 2016. “Music, Sound, and Noise as Bodily Disorders: Disabling the Filmic Diegesis in Hideo Nakata’s Ringu and Gore Verbinski’s The Ring.” In Transnational Horror Cinema: Bodies of Excess and the Global Grotesque, edited by Sophia Siddique Harvey and Raphael Raphael, 113-131. United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.

Howe, Blake. 2009. “The Allure of Dissolution: Bodies, Forces, and Cyclicity in Schubert’s Final Mayrhofer Settings.” Journal of the American Musicological Society 62/2: 271–322.

Howe, Blake. 2010b. “Paul Wittgenstein and the Performance Of Disability.” The Journal of Musicology 27/2: 135–80.

Howe, Blake. 2011. Review of “In der Beschränkung zeigt sich erst der Meister”: Technik und Ästhetik der Klaviermusik für die linke Hand alleinNotes 68/1: 105–07.

Iverson, Jennifer. 2006. “Dancing out of the Dark: How Music Refutes Disability Stereotypes in Dancer in the Dark.” In Sounding Off: Theorizing Disability in Music, ed. Neil Lerner and Joseph N. Straus. New York: Routledge.

Jensen-Moulton, Stephanie. 2006. “Finding Autism in the Compositions of a 19th-Century Prodigy: Reconsidering ‘Blind Tom’ Wiggins.” In Sounding Off: Theorizing Disability in Music, ed. Neil Lerner and Joseph N. Straus. New York: Routledge.

Jensen-Moulton, Stephanie. 2012. “Intellectual Disability in Carlisle Floyd’s Of Mice and Men.” American Music 30/2: 129–56.

Johnson, Shersten. 2009. “Notational Systems and Conceptualizing Music: A Case Study of Print and Braille Notation.” Music Theory Online 15/3.

Kielian-Gilbert, Marianne. 2006. “Beyond Abnormality: Dis/ability and Music’s Metamorphic Subjectivities.” In Sounding Off: Theorizing Disability in Music, ed. Neil Lerner and Joseph N. Straus. New York: Routledge.

Leonard, Kendra Preston. 2014. “From ‘Angel of Music’ to ‘that Monster’: Music for Phantoms and Villains,” Studies in Gothic Fiction 3/1.

Lerner, Neil. 2006. “The Horrors of One-Handed Pianism: Music and Disability in The Beast with Five Fingers.” In Sounding Off: Theorizing Disability in Music, ed. Neil Lerner and Joseph N. Straus. New York: Routledge.

Loeser, Cassandra and Vicki Crowley. 2009. “A Natural Ear for Music? Hearing (Dis)abled Masculinities.” Popular Music 28/3: 411–23.

Lubet, Alex. 2004. “Tunes of Impairment: An Ethnomusicology of Disability.” Review of Disability Studies 1/1: 133-56.

Maler, Anabel. 2013. “Songs for Hands: Analyzing Interactions of Sign Language and Music.” Music Theory Online 19/1.

Maloney, S. Timothy. 2006. “Glenn Gould, Autistic Savant.” In Sounding Off: Theorizing Disability in Music, ed. Neil Lerner and Joseph N. Straus. New York: Routledge.

McKay, George. 2009. “‘Crippled with nerves’: Popular Music and Polio, with Particular Reference to Ian Dury.” Popular Music 28/3: 341–65.

Oster, Andrew. 2006. “Melisma as Malady: Cavalli’s Il Giasone (1649) and Opera’s Earliest Stuttering Role.” In Sounding Off: Theorizing Disability in Music, ed. Neil Lerner and Joseph N. Straus. New York: Routledge.

Quaglia, Bruce. 2007. “Beethoven’s Pathétique Sonata, First Movement, and the Normal Body: The Idea of Formal Prosthesis.” Paper presented to the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the American Musicological Society.

Rahn, Jay. 2004. “From Drawings by the Blind to Music by the Deaf.” Disability Studies in Music Session, Biennial Joint Meeting of the Society for Music Theory (SMT) and the American Musicological Society (AMS). University of Washington, Seattle. http://yorkspace.library.yorku.ca/xmlui/handle/10315/6612

Rodgers, Stephen. 2006. “Mental Illness and Musical Metaphor in the First Movement of Hector Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique.” In Sounding Off: Theorizing Disability in Music, ed. Neil Lerner and Joseph N. Straus. New York: Routledge.

Schrader, Meghan. 2014. “The Sound of Disability: Music, the Obsessive Avenger, and Eugenics in America.” Anxiety Muted: American Film Music in a Suburban Age, edited by Stanley C. Pelkey II and Anthony Bushard. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press.

Singer, Julie. 2010. “Playing by Ear: Compensation, Reclamation, and Prosthesis in Fourteenth-Century Song.” In Disability in the Middle Ages: Reconsiderations and Reverberations, ed. Joshua R. Eyler. Aldershot: Ashgate.

Stras, Laurie. 2006. “The Organ of the Soul: Voice, Damage, and Affect.” In Sounding Off: Theorizing Disability in Music, ed. Neil Lerner and Joseph N. Straus. New York: Routledge.

Stras, Laurie. 2009. “Sing a Song of Difference: Connie Boswell and a Discourse of Disability in Jazz.” Popular Music 28/3: 297-322.

Straus, Joseph N. 2006a. “Normalizing the Abnormal: Disability in Music and Music Theory.” Journal of the American Musicological Society 59/1: 113–84.

Straus, Joseph N. 2006b. “Inversional Balance and the ‘Normal’ Body in the Music of Arnold Schoenberg and Anton Webern.” In Sounding Off: Theorizing Disability in Music, ed. Neil Lerner and Joseph N. Straus. New York: Routledge.

Straus, Joseph N. 2008. “Disability and Late Style in Music.” The Journal of Musicology 25/1: 3–45.

Straus, Joseph. 2014. “Music Therapy and Autism: A View from Disability Studies.” Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy 14.3 (November). https://voices.no/index.php/voices/article/view/785.

Tsiris, Giorgos. 2013. “Voices from the ‘Ghetto’: Music Therapy Perspectives on Disability and Music (A Response to Joseph Straus’s Book Extraordinary Measures: Disability in Music.” International Journal of Music Therapy 6/3: 333–342.

Tusler, Anthony. 2012. “Porgy’s Long Journey.” New Mobility (October).

Waltz, Mitzi, and Martin James. 2009. “The (Re)marketing of Disability in Pop: Ian Curtis and Joy Division.” Popular Music 28/3: 367–80.

Wood, Elizabeth. 2009. “On Deafness and Musical Creativity: The Case of Ethel Smyth.” The Musical Quarterly 92/1–2: 33–69.

Disability Studies Literature

Adams, Rachel. 2001. Sideshow U.S.A.: Freaks and the American Cultural Imagination. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Aviv, Rachel. 2010. “Listening to Braille.” New York Times Magazine, 3 January 2010: 42–45.

Bahan, Benjamin. 2006. “Face-to-Face Tradition in the American Deaf Community Dynamics of the Teller, the Tale, and the Audience.” In Signing the Body Poetic: Essays on American Sign Language Literature, ed. H-Dirksen L. Bauman, Jennifer L. Nelson, and Heidi M. Rose, 21–50. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Bahan, Benjamin. 2008. “Upon the Formation of a Visual Variety of the Human Race.” In Open Your Eyes: Deaf Studies Talking, ed. H-Dirksen L. Bauman, 83–99. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Barasch, Moshe. 2001. Blindness: The History of a Mental Image in Western Thought. New York: Routledge.

Bauman, H-Dirksen L. 2008. “Introduction: Listening to Deaf Studies.” In Open Your Eyes: Deaf Studies Talking, ed. H-Dirksen L. Bauman, 1–34. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Baynton, Douglas. 2001. “Disability and the Justification of Inequality in American History.” In The New Disability History: American Perspectives, ed. Paul Longmore and Lauri Umansky, 33–57. New York: New York University Press.

Baynton, Douglas. 2008. “Beyond Culture: Deaf Studies and the Deaf Body.” In Open Your Eyes: Deaf Studies Talking, ed. H-Dirksen L. Bauman, 293–313. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Belmonte, Matthew K. 2008. “Human, but More So: What the Autistic Brain Tells Us about the Process of Narrative.” In Autism and Representation, ed. Mark Osteen, 166–80. New York: Routledge.

Bogdan, Robert. 1988. Freak Show: Presenting Human Oddities for Amusement and Profit. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Braddock, David and Susan Parish. 2001. “An Institutional History of Disability.” In Handbook of Disability Studies, ed. Gary Albrecht, Katherine Seelman, and Michael Bury, 11–68. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Branson, Jan and Don Miller. 2002. Damned for Their Difference: The Cultural Construction of Deaf People as Disabled. Washington, D. C.: Gallaudet University Press.

Canguilhem, Georges. 1991. On the Normal and the Pathological, trans. R. Fawcett. New York: Zone Books.

Chew, Kristina. 2008. “Fractioned Idiom: Metonymy and the Language of Autism.” In Autism and Representation, ed. Mark Osteen, 133–44. New York: Routledge.

Corker, Mairian and Sally French. 1999. “Reclaiming Discourse in Disability Studies.” In Disability Discourse, ed. Mairian Corker and Sally French, 1–12. Buckingham and Philadelphia: Open University Press.

Couser, Thomas G. 1997. Recovering Bodies: Illness, Disability and Life Writing. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.

Davidson, Michael. 2008. Concerto for the Left Hand: Disability and the Defamiliar Body. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Davis, Lennard. 1995. Enforcing Normalcy: Disability, Deafness, and the Body. London and New York: Verso.

Davis, Lennard. 1997a. “Constructing Normalcy: The Bell Curve, the Novel, and the Invention of the Disabled Body in the Nineteenth Century.” In The Disability Studies Reader, ed. Lennard Davis, 9–28. New York: Routledge.

Davis, Lennard. 1997b. “Nude Venuses, Medusa’s Body, and Phantom Limbs: Disability and Visuality.” In The Body and Physical Difference, ed. David Mitchell and Sharon Snyder, 51–70. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Davis, Lennard. 2002. Bending Over Backwards: Disability, Dismodernism and Other Difficult Positions. New York: New York University Press.

Davis, Lennard. 2003. “Identity Politics, Disability, and Culture.” In Handbook of Disability Studies, ed. Gary Albrecht, Katherine Seelman, and Michael Bury, 535–45. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

Davis, Lennard. 2008. Obsession: A History. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Davis, Lennard, ed. 2010. The Disability Studies Reader, 3rd ed. New York: Routledge.

Davis, John and M. Grace Baron. 2006. “Blind Tom: A Celebrated Slave Pianist Coping with the Stress of Autism.” In Stress and Coping in Autism, ed. M. Grace Baron et al., 96–126. New York: Oxford University Press.

Dolmage, Jay. 2005. “Between the Valley and the Field: Metaphor and Disability.” Prose Studies 27/1–2: 108–19.

Ebenstein, William. 2006. “Toward an Archetypal Psychology of Disability Based on the Hephaestus Myth.” Disability Studies Quarterly 26/4.

Ferris, Jim. 2005. “Aesthetic Distance and the Fiction of Disability.” In Commotion: Disability and Performance, eds. Carrie Sandahl and Philip Auslander, 56–68. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Fitzgerald, Michael 2004. Autism and Creativity: Is There a Link between Autism in Men and Exceptional Creativity? New York: Routledge.

Frank, Arthur W. 1995. The Wounded Storyteller: Body, Illness, and Ethics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Garland-Thomson, Rosemarie, ed. 1996. Freakery: Cultural Spectacles of the Extraordinary Body. New York: New York University Press.

Garland-Thomson, Rosemarie. 1997a. Extraordinary Bodies: Figuring Physical Disability in American Culture and Literature. New York: Columbia University Press.

Garland-Thomson, Rosemarie. 1997b. “Feminist Theory, the Body, and the Disabled Figure.” In The Disability Studies Reader, ed. Lennard Davis, 279–94. New York: Routledge.

Garland-Thomson, Rosemarie. 2001. “Seeing the Disabled: Visual Rhetorics of Disability in Popular Photography.” In The New Disability History: American Perspectives, ed. Paul K. Longmore and Lauri Umansky, 335–74. New York: New York University Press.

Garland-Thomson, Rosemarie. 2004a. “The Cultural Logic of Euthanasia: ‘Sad Fancyings’ in Herman Melville’s ‘Bartelby.’” American Literature 76/4: 777–806.

Garland-Thomson, Rosemarie. 2004b. “Integrating Disability, Transforming Feminist Theory.” In Gendering Disability, ed. Bonnie G. Smith and Beth Hutchison, 73–106. New Brunswick and London: Rutgers University Press.

Garland-Thomson, Rosemarie. 2005. “Dares to Stare: Disabled Women Performance Artists and the Dynamics of Staring.” In Bodies in Commotion: Disability and Performance, ed. Carrie Sandahl and Philip Auslander, 30–41. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Garland-Thomson, Rosemarie. 2009. Staring: How We Look. New York: Oxford University Press.

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Hacking, Ian. 1998. Mad Travelers: Reflections on the Reality of Transient Mental Illnesses. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Hawkins, Anne Hunsaker. 1999. Reconstructing Illness: Studies in Pathography, 2nd ed. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press.

Jamison, Kay Redfield. 1996. Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament. New York: Free Press.

Kleege, Georgina. 1999. Sight Unseen. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Kriegel, Leonard. 1987. “The Cripple in Literature.” In Images of Disability, Disabling Images, ed. A. Gartner & T. Joe, 31–46. New York: Praeger.

Kuppers, Petra. 2001. Disability and Contemporary Performance: Bodies on Edge. London: Routledge.

Kutchins, Herb and Stuart A. Kirk. 1997. Making us Crazy: DSM: The Psychiatric Bible and the Creation of Mental Disorders. New York: The Free Press.

Kuusisto, Stephen. 2006. Eavesdropping: A Memoir of Blindness and Listening. New York: Norton.

Lane, Harlan. 1984. When the Mind Hears: A History of the Deaf. New York: Random House.

Lewis, Bradley. 2006. Moving Beyond Prozac, DSM, and the New Psychiatry: The Birth of Postpsychiatry. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Linton, Simi. 1998. Claiming Disability: Knowledge and Identity. New York: New York University Press.

Longmore, Paul. 2003. Why I Burned My Book and Other Essays on Disability. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Longmore, Paul and Lauri Umansky. 2001. “Introduction: Disability History: From the Margins to the Mainstream.” In The New Disability History: American Perspectives, edited by Paul Longmore and Lauri Umansky, 1–32. New York: New York University Press.

McRuer, Robert. 2002. “Compulsory Able-Bodiedness and Queer/Disabled Existence.” In Disability Studies: Enabling the Humanities, ed. Sharon Snyder, Brenda Joe Brueggemann, and Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, 88-99. New York: The Modern Language Association of America.

Mills, Bruce. 2008. “Autism and the Imagination.” In Autism and Representation, ed. Mark Osteen, 117–32. New York: Routledge.

Mitchell, David and Sharon Snyder. 1997. “Introduction: Disability Studies and the Double Bind of Representation.” In The Body and Physical Difference: Discourses of Disability, ed. David Mitchell and Sharon Snyder, 1–34. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Mitchell, David and Sharon Snyder. 2000. Narrative Prosthesis: Disability and the Dependencies of Discourse. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press.

Murray, Stuart. 2008. Representing Autism: Culture, Narrative, Fascination. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

Norden, Martin. 1996. The Cinema of Isolation: A History of Physical Disability in the Movies. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press.

Padden, Carol and Humphries, Tom. 1988. Deaf in America: Voices from a CultureCambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Poore, Carol. 2009. Disability in Twentieth-Century German Culture. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Sandahl, Carrie and Philip Auslander, ed. 2005. Bodies in Commotion: Disability and Performance. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Scully, Jackie Leach. 2008. Disability Bioethics: Moral Bodies, Moral Difference. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield.

Shakespeare, Tom. 2006. Disability Rights and Wrongs. London: Routledge.

Siebers, Tobin. 2008. Disability Theory. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Siebers, Tobin. 2010. Disability Aesthetics. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Smith, Bonnie G. and Beth Hutchison, eds. 2004. Gendering Disability. New Brunswick and London: Rutgers University Press.

Sontag, Susan. 1978. Illness as Metaphor. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Stiker, Henri-Jacques. 2000. A History of Disability, trans. William Sayers. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

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Thomas, Carol and Mairian Corker. 2002. “A Journey Around the Social Model.” In Disability/Postmodernity: Embodying Disability Theory, ed. Mairian Corker and Tom Shakespeare, 18–31. London and New York: Continuum.

Wendell, Susan. 1996. The Rejected Body: Feminist Philosophical Reflections on the Disabled Body. New York: Routledge.

Wendell, Susan. 1997. “Toward a Feminist Theory of Disability.” In The Disability Studies Reader, ed, Lennard Davis, 260–78. New York: Routledge.

Scientific Literature

Alajouanine, Théophile. 1948. “Aphasia and Artistic Realization.” Brain 71: 229–41.

Ayotte, Julie et al. 2002. “Congenital Amusia: A Group Study of Adults Afflicted with a Music-Specific Disorder.” Brain 125/2: 238–51.

Brown, Walter A. et al. 2003. “Autism-Related Language, Personality, and Cognition in People with Absolute Pitch: Results of a Preliminary Study.” Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 33/2: 163–67.

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Hamilton, Roy, et al.. 2004. “Absolute Pitch in Blind Musicians.” Neuroreport 15/5: 803–06.

Hermelin, Beate, et al. 1987. “Musical Inventiveness of Five Idiots-Savants.” Psychological Medicine 17: 79–90.

Marin, Oscar and Perry, David. 1999. “Neurological Aspects of Music Perception and Performance.” In The Psychology of Music, 2nd ed, ed. Diana Deutsch, 653–724. San Diego: Academic Press.

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Miller, Leon K. 1989. Musical Savants: Exceptional Skill in the Mentally Retarded. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Publishers.

Mottron, Laurent et al. 1999. “Absolute Pitch in Autism: A Case-Study.” Neurocase 5: 485–501.

Ockelford, Adam. 2006. “Using a Music-Theoretical Approach to Explore the Impact of Disability on Musical Development: A Case Study.” In Sounding Off: Theorizing Disability in Music, ed. Neil Lerner and Joseph N. Straus. New York: Routledge.

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