Troublesome bodies

Descrição
Literature featuring characters who are seen as physically different or non-conforming. For this list, I'm less interested in explicitly disability awareness fiction, but more in how authors have thematized this "otherness" (for better or for worse).
1
6,639 membros
70 resenhas
½ 3.7
2
14,265 membros
179 resenhas
3.9
3
8,504 membros
146 resenhas
4.1
4
2,413 membros
78 resenhas
½ 3.6
5
12,824 membros
287 resenhas
3.9
2 Members
spiphany, ahef1963
Explicações
spiphany: The shaman who raises Ayla is partly crippled; Ayla herself has difficulty being accepted by the Neanderthal clan due to her physical difference from them.
6
4,688 membros
68 resenhas
4
2 Members
dara85, spiphany
7
9,547 membros
217 resenhas
½ 3.6
2 Members
alex68, ahef1963
8
11,710 membros
174 resenhas
3.9
2 Members
alex68, ahef1963
9
7,625 membros
93 resenhas
4
2 Members
spiphany, alex68
10
1,036 membros
11 resenhas
½ 3.7
2 Members
alex68, bluepiano
Explicações
bluepiano: Lame composer, pitied but not loved by the one who matters most.
11
8,769 membros
119 resenhas
3.8
2 Members
alex68, ahef1963
12
600 membros
7 resenhas
½ 3.5
2 Members
spiphany, alex68
Explicações
spiphany: The prince's left arm is crippled from birth, complicating royal appearances in public.
13
18,144 membros
333 resenhas
4.2
2 Members
spiphany, alex68
14
1,107 membros
26 resenhas
4
2 Members
spiphany, alex68
15
1,894 membros
37 resenhas
3.8
Member
alex68
16
1,187 membros
88 resenhas
3.9
Member
dara85
17
99 membros
2 resenhas
4.1
Member
bluepiano
Explicações
bluepiano: Extreme disability, very extreme, as scientific experiment.
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1,299 membros
45 resenhas
½ 3.6
Member
bluepiano
Explicações
bluepiano: Protagonist is to others a both generous and bizrre rich person because he is dealing, secretly, with severe amnesia that makes him seem so.
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2,367 membros
140 resenhas
3.9
Member
dara85
20
9 membros
2
Member
bluepiano
Explicações
bluepiano: Woman with hare lip given the not unopposed choice of corrective surgery.
21
115 membros
1 resenha
½ 3.3
Member
bluepiano
Explicações
bluepiano: Non-functional pain receptors, in this case a helpful disability.
22
245 membros
6 resenhas
3.2
Member
bluepiano
Explicações
bluepiano: Sometimes debilitating back pain that colours and perhaps leads to relationships with other people.
23
5,484 membros
183 resenhas
½ 4.3
Member
ahef1963
24
50 membros
1 resenha
4.1
Member
bluepiano
Explicações
bluepiano: Blind detective forever surprising others with his perception in surprisingly enjoyable stories.
25
242 membros
10 resenhas
½ 3.6
Member
alex68
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144 membros
4 resenhas
½ 3.7
Member
bluepiano
Explicações
bluepiano: Love object suffers from same ailment as the one in Beware of Pity, also on list. Both novels written before 'attention-seeking' came into use.
27
3,715 membros
76 resenhas
4.2
Member
alex68
28
4,094 membros
281 resenhas
4
Member
spiphany
29
2,045 membros
50 resenhas
½ 3.4
Member
spiphany
30
1,723 membros
115 resenhas
½ 3.7
Member
spiphany
Explicações
spiphany: Features one character with a facial scar and missing eye, one with a deformed arm, and an albino.
31
886 membros
13 resenhas
4
Member
spiphany
32
613 membros
7 resenhas
½ 3.6
Member
spiphany
Explicações
spiphany: Female child raised as a man because of the father's desire for a male heir; the disparity between physical body and social gender are a source of conflict for the protagonist.
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504 membros
4 resenhas
½ 3.5
Member
spiphany
Explicações
spiphany: One of the main characters suffers from a poorly healed amputation from the war.
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444 membros
5 resenhas
3.8
Member
spiphany
36
230 membros
3 resenhas
½ 3.5
Member
spiphany
Explicações
spiphany: Narrator is a centaur; this is treated realistically (i.e., as a birth defect/mutation) rather than as a fantasy element.
37
212 membros
10 resenhas
4
Member
spiphany
Explicações
spiphany: Canadian trader loses most of his fingers to frostbite and is taken in by the Chukchi people of the far north.
38
205 membros
4 resenhas
4
Member
spiphany
Explicações
spiphany: One of the characters, Knospelius, is described as being hunchbacked.
39
187 membros
7 resenhas
3.8
Member
spiphany
40
172 membros
2 resenhas
½ 3.4
Member
spiphany
41
116 membros
3 resenhas
2.9
Member
spiphany
Explicações
spiphany: Protagonist was badly burned/disfigured during the Hindenburg disaster.
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75 membros
1 resenha
3.9
Member
spiphany
43
55 membros
1 resenha
4.1
Member
spiphany
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48 membros
3 resenhas
½ 3.4
Member
spiphany
Explicações
spiphany: Historical novel set in Roman-era Germania. Protagonist has a muscular disorder that makes it difficult to walk.
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36 membros
1 resenha
4.2
Member
spiphany
46
21 membros
2 resenhas
4
Member
spiphany
Explicações
spiphany: One of the central characters is a newcomer to the village who has a badly scarred face.
47
12 membros
4
Member
spiphany
Explicações
spiphany: Protagonist was born with malformed hands in revolutionary-era France; becomes a famous gourmet and critic of the arts.
48
10 membros
Member
spiphany
Explicações
spiphany: Story collection featuring multiple characters with physical differences, including a hunchbacked dwarf.
49
8 membros
1 resenha
5
Member
spiphany
50
35,718 membros
545 resenhas
3.8
51
13,146 membros
205 resenhas
3.8
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8,184 membros
113 resenhas
3.8
53
6,159 membros
163 resenhas
4
54
5,744 membros
84 resenhas
½ 3.6
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5,278 membros
99 resenhas
4.1
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4,454 membros
67 resenhas
4.1
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4,389 membros
102 resenhas
4
58
3,348 membros
184 resenhas
3.9
59
3,181 membros
103 resenhas
4.1
60
3,107 membros
24 resenhas
3.8
61
2,874 membros
86 resenhas
½ 3.6
62
2,798 membros
188 resenhas
4
63
2,601 membros
62 resenhas
½ 3.7
64
2,278 membros
126 resenhas
4
65
1,724 membros
45 resenhas
4.2
66
1,288 membros
80 resenhas
3.9
67
1,247 membros
24 resenhas
3.8
68
1,131 membros
20 resenhas
½ 3.5
69
932 membros
22 resenhas
4.1
70
884 membros
31 resenhas
4.1
71
866 membros
68 resenhas
½ 3.4
72
764 membros
15 resenhas
½ 3.6
73
757 membros
25 resenhas
½ 3.7
74
720 membros
7 resenhas
½ 3.7
75
715 membros
8 resenhas
3.9
76
702 membros
28 resenhas
½ 3.7
77
558 membros
19 resenhas
½ 3.4
78
432 membros
15 resenhas
½ 3.5
79
431 membros
½ 3.4
80
326 membros
5 resenhas
3.8
81
313 membros
17 resenhas
3.8
82
275 membros
26 resenhas
3.8
83
273 membros
13 resenhas
3.9
84
258 membros
30 resenhas
½ 3.5
85
232 membros
7 resenhas
½ 3.7
86
227 membros
5 resenhas
½ 3.6
87
199 membros
9 resenhas
½ 3.6
88
177 membros
12 resenhas
½ 3.7
89
169 membros
2 resenhas
2.9
90
160 membros
11 resenhas
½ 3.7
91
140 membros
25 resenhas
3.8
92
133 membros
2 resenhas
½ 3.5
93
104 membros
6 resenhas
3.8
94
98 membros
3 resenhas
½ 3.7
95
81 membros
7 resenhas
½ 3.4
96
63 membros
3 resenhas
3.2
97
56 membros
3 resenhas
½ 4.3
98
53 membros
2 resenhas
3.8
99
53 membros
½ 3.5
100
40 membros
1 resenha
½ 3.7