Disability A Cinematic Construction, Dr Paul A. Darke, British Cinema,, A Day In The Death Of Joe Egg (1970), , The Raging Moon (1970), The Elephant Man (1980),  Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981),  Duet For One (1987), My Left Foot (1989), Film Studies, Professor Richard Dyer, University of Warwick, Cinematic Construction Disability

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The Cinematic Construction of Physical Disability
as Identified Through the Application of the Social Model of Disability
to Six Indicative Films Made since 1970:

A Day In The Death Of Joe Egg (1970), 
The Raging Moon (1970), 
The Elephant Man (1980), 
Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981), 
Duet For One (1987) and 
My Left Foot (1989)

by Paul Anthony Darke BA., MA.
 A thesis of 80,000 words for the degree of PhD in Film Studies (supervised by Professor Richard Dyer) The University of Warwick  1999

 

Cinematic construction of Disability -  'normality drama'