How do romance novels challenge and transform conventional representation of disability?

Activity: Examination typesExamination


This Women's Studies MA thesis is investigating conventional representations of disability in the romance genre, and the discourses that inform these, as well as representations that move beyond convention, asking how are authors challenging and transforming the genre to claim space for disabled identities and stories?
Period3 Nov 202327 Nov 2023
ExamineeLucy Henry
Examination held at
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • women's studies
  • gender studies
  • crip studies
  • disability
  • romance fiction