"Once Upon a Time" in queer fandom

Authors

  • Sandra Strauch Humboldt University Berlin Brown University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3983/twc.2017.0929

Keywords:

Fan fiction, Femslash, SwanQueen, Television

Abstract

I approach the topic of queer female fandom through the television program Once Upon a Time (2011–) and its femslash fan fiction in order to investigate how fans explore queer scenarios and deal with narrative weaknesses of the canon story line.

Author Biography

Sandra Strauch, Humboldt University Berlin Brown University

MA'16 student in the American Studies Dept. at Brown University MA'17 student in the American Studies Dept. at Humboldt University Berlin

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Published

2017-06-15

How to Cite

Strauch, S. (2017). "Once Upon a Time" in queer fandom. Transformative Works and Cultures, 24. https://doi.org/10.3983/twc.2017.0929

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Symposium