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Ambiguous Bodies: The Self/Body Paradigm as Challenged in Geek Love’s Conjoined Twins and Flannery O’Connor’s Intersexed ‘Freak’ in “A Temple of the Holy Ghost”

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Featured in the first issue of the Considering Disability Journal, E. Marin Smith discusses how disability is used in two literary examples to expose perceptions of normate corporeality. This paper touches on ideas of freakhood, gender identity, and what it means to be whole.

Keywords: Normal, Freak, Gender, Intersex, Self/Body

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DOI: 10.17774/CDJ12014.9.20575874

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