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Resisting Novels: Fiction and Ideology (New York and London: Methuen, 1987). 

Co-Editor with M. B. Mirabella, Where We’re Bound: Left Politics and the Literary Profession (New York: Columbia University Press, 1990).

Enforcing Normalcy: Disablity, Deafness, and the Body (London: Verso, 1995; rpt. 2000).

Editor, Disablity Studies Reader (New York: Routledge, 1997). Revised fourth edition: 2013.

Factual Fictions: The Origins of the English Novel (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997)

"Shall I Say a Kiss?": Courtship Letters of a Deaf Couple, 1936-1938 (Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University Press, 1999)

The Sonnets: A Novel (Albany: The State University of New York Press, 2001).

"Bending Over Backwards: Essays on Disability and the Body" in Linda Kreiger, ed., Backlash Against the Americans With Disabilities Act: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2002).

My Sense of Silence: Memoir of a Childhood with Deafness (Champaign, University of Illinois Press, 2000).

Obsession: A History (University of Chicago Press, 2008)

Go Ask Your Father: One Man's Obsession with Finding His Origins Through DNA Testing. (Random House, 2009).

Co-Editor, The Disability Handbook (Oxford University Press, 2012).

Co-Editor with Dan Goodley and Bill Hughes, Disability and Social Theory: New Developments and Directions (Palgrave, 2012).

Series Editor, Routledge Series Integrating Science and Culture.

The End of Normal: Identity in a Biocultural Era (University of Michigan Press, 2013).

The Americans With Disability Act (working title), Beacon Press, 2015.

“Introduction” The Madwoman and the Blind Man: Jane Eyre, Discourse, and Disability (Ohio State UP, 2012).

“Enforcing Normalcy” (translated in to Turkish) in Dikmen Bezmez, Sibel Yardimci, Yildirim Senturk, Sakatlik Calismalari: Sosyal Bilimlerden Bakmak (Istambul: Koc Universitesi Yayinlari, 2011), 187-208.

“Gaining a Daughter,” in Mary Ruth Marotte, Paige Martin Reynolds, and Ralph James Savarese, eds., Papa PhD: Essays on Fatherhood by Men in the Academy. (Rutgers U Press, 2011).

“Como se construye la normalidad. La curva bell, la novela y la invencion del cuerpo discapacitado en el siglo XIX,” in Patricia Brogna, ed., Visiones ye Revisiones de la Discapacidad (Mexico City, Mexico: Fondo Del Cultura Economica, 2009), 188-211.

“Stumped by Genes: DNA as Prosthesis,” in Marquard Smith and Joanne Morra, eds., The Prosthetic Impulse: Towards a Biocultural Future (Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 2006).

“Ethica del corpo: la cultura e il corpo” in Ugo M. Olivieri, ed., Le immagini della critica: Conversazioni de teoria letteraria (Torino: Bollati Boringhieri: 2003), 354-372.

“Dismodernism and the Identity of Disability” in Theo Steiner, ed.,

Genpool: Biopolitik und Körper-Utopien (Gene Pool: Biopolicy and Body-Utopias] (Passagen verlag, 2002).

“Reflections of a Counter-Affiliationist” in Jeffrey R. Di Leo, ed., Affiliations: Identity in Academic Culture. (Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 2003).

“Bodies of Difference: Politics, Disability, and Representation” in Disability Studies: Enabling the Humanities, eds. Brenda Jo Brueggemann, Sharon L. Snyder, and Rosemarie Garland-Thomson (New York: Modern Language Association, 2002).

“Bending Over Backwards: Disability, Narcissism and the Law” in Linda Kreiger, ed., Backlash Against the Americans With Disabilities Act: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2002).

Heredity and Literature,” in Encyclopedia of the Human Genome (London: Macmillan, 2002).

"Dancing in the Dark: A Manifesto Against Professional Organizations" in ed.  Jeffrey Williams, TheInstitution of Literature (Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2002).

Identity Politics and Disability” in Gary Albrecht, ed., The Disability Studies Handbook (Sage, 2001)

“Visualizing the Disabled Body: The Classical Nude and the Fragmented Torso” (from Enforcing Normalcy) in The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism, eds. Vincent B. Leitch and Jeffrey Williams (New York: Norton, 2001).

“Nationality, Disability, and Deafness” in Naseer Aruri and Muhammad Shuraydi, eds. Revising Culture, Reinventing Peace: the Influence of Edward W. Said (New York: Olive Branch Press, 2001), 2-28.

“Go to the Margins of the Class: Hate Crimes and Disability” in Americans with Disabilities: Exploring Implications of the Law for Individuals and Institutions, eds.  Leslie Francis and Anita Silvers (New York: Routledge, 2000).

 “Narrative and Homosexuality: The Case of Jan Svilt” in Il delitto narrato al popolo, eds. R. De Romanis and R. Loretelli (Palermo: Sellerio, 1999).

“Narrative and Homosexuality: The Case of Jan Svilt” in Narrativing Transgressivity eds. R. De Romanis and R. Loretelli (Munich, Frankfurt, and New York: Peter Lang Verlag, 1999).

“The Rule of Normalcy: Politics and Disability in the U.S.A. [United States of Disability]” in M. Jones and Lee Ann Marks, eds. Disability, Divers-ability, and Legal Change. (London: Kluwer, 1999), 35-47.

"The Bend of Ideology," in David Richter, ed. Ideology and Form in Eighteenth-Century Literature (Texas Tech University Press, 1999).

"Dr. Johnson, Amelia, and the Discourse of Disability" in Defect: Engendering Disability in the Eighteenth Century, eds. Felicity Nussbaum and Helen Deutsch. (University of Michigan Press, 1999).

"Deafness and Nationalism" (from Enforcing Normalcy) in Timothy B. Powell, ed., Beyond the Binary: American Identity and Multiculturalism (New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1999).

"Visualizing the Disabled Body," (from Enforcing Normalcy) in ed. David Mitchell, The Body and Physical Difference: Discourses of Disability, (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1997).

“Visualizing the Disabled Body,” (from Enforcing Normalcy) in ed. Stuart Hirschberg, One World, Many Cultures (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1998).

"The Voyage Out (Or is it Back?): Class and Disability in my Life" in Janet Zandy, ed., Liberating Memory: Our Work and Our Working-Class Consciousness (New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1995.)

"Universalizing Marginality: How Europe Became Deaf in the Eighteenth Century" (from Enforcing Normalcy) in Lee Quimby, ed., Genealogy and Literature (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1995).

"The Eighteenth Century Novel: Defoe to Sterne" (translated into Italian) in Storia della civilita letteraria inglese [History of English Literature], 3 volumes, ed. Franco Marenco, (Milan: UTET, 1995).

"Fiction" entry in The International Encyclopedia of Communications (Oxford University Press/ University of Pennsylvania, 1989).

"Flaubert" in European Authors, eds. Jacques Barzun and George Stade (New York: Scribners, 1985), 1373-1394.

"A Social History of Fact and Fiction" in Edward W. Said, ed., Literature and Society (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1980), 120-147.


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