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‘The Odd Couple’: Trans* Characters and Disabled Buddies in Two Works of Fiction


Cath Nichols explores some of the tropes that fictional representations of trans* and disabled characters in literature and film share. After discussing the similarities of the environment often used for disabled and trans* characters, the paper goes on discuss ways in which film and literature can move forward in their representation.

Read the abstract now, or get the full article as part of Issue I, Disability and the Problems of Representation.

Keywords: Disability, normative, character, representation, fiction, trans*

DOI: 10.17774/CDJ12014.4.20575874

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