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The Legacy of 19th Century Popular Freak Show Discourse in the 21st Century X-Men Films
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|Title:||The Legacy of 19th Century Popular Freak Show Discourse in the 21st Century X-Men Films|
|Publisher:||University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies|
|Citation:||Pettit, F. (2014). The Legacy of 19th Century Popular Freak Show Discourse in the 21st Century X-Men Films. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 10(1 & 2).|
|Series:||vol. 10, no. 1 & 2|
|Abstract:||This essay seeks to tease out the narrative similarities found in nineteenth-century freak show literature and in the X-Men films of the twenty-first century. Both of these forms of popular entertainment emphasize the precarious position of people with extraordinary bodies in their contemporary societies.|
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RDS Volume 10, No. 1 & 2|
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