Freakery: Cultural Spectacles of the Extraordinary Body. Front Cover. Rosemarie Garland Thomson. NYU Press, Oct 1, – History – pages. Freakery has ratings and 10 reviews. Sonanova said: I liked the topics, though many contributors talked about the same thing. The book appeared to be.. . Request PDF on ResearchGate | Freakery: Cultural Spectacles of the Extraordinary Body | Freakery: Cultural Spectacles of the Extraordinary Body. Rosemarie.
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In her introduction, Thomson traces the freak show from antiquity to the modern period and explores the constitutive, political, and textual properties of such exhibits.
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