“De simple malade j’étais devenu un handicapé” : Interrogating the Construction of ‘Disability’ in Jean-Dominique Bauby’s Le scaphandre et le papillon. / Thompson, Hannah.

In: L'Esprit Créateur, Vol. 56, No. 2, 28.06.2016, p. 79-92.

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