+612 9045 4394
FDR's Body Politics : The Rhetoric of Disability - Davis W. Houck

FDR's Body Politics

The Rhetoric of Disability

Sorry, the eBook that you are looking for is not available right now.

We did a search for other eBooks with a similar title, however there were no matches. You can try selecting from a similar category, click on the author's name, or use the search box above to find your eBook.

Franklin Roosevelt instinctively understood that a politician of his era who was unable to control his own body would be perceived as unable to control the body politic. He therefore took great care to hide his polioinduced lameness both visually and verbally. In FDR’s Body Politics, Houck and Kiewe analyze the silences surrounding Roosevelt’s disability, the words he chose to portray himself and his policies as powerful and healthgiving, and the methods he used to maximize the appearance of physical strength.

Keeping secrets -- Quo vadis? -- In sickness and in health -- Looking for looker -- A new deal and a new body -- A satisfactory embodiment -- Body politics.

ISBN: 9781603446730
ISBN-10: 1603446737
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 4th March 2003
Edition Number: 1