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Biography

Prema Arasu is a PhD candidate in Creative Writing at the University of Western Australia. Their research is practice-led with a focus on gender in fantasy, science fiction and speculative fiction.

They hold a BA (Hons) in English and Cultural Studies from UWA and a Master of Letters (MLitt) in Modern and Contemporary Literature and Culture from the University of St. Andrews.

Prema has both academic and creative publications in the areas of fantasy literature and speculative fiction, queer and feminist postmodernism, the body, performance art, and diaspora studies.

They are currently involved in a number of projects aimed at making the WA arts scene more diverse and inclusive with the Centre for Stories, the Community Arts Network, and Propel Youth Arts WA.

Education/Academic qualification

Modern and Contemporary Literature and Culture, MLitt, University of St Andrews

20172018

Keywords

  • Creative Arts
  • Fantasy And Science Fiction
  • Gender
  • Queer/transcultural formations
  • Postcolonial and diaspora studies
  • Medical History/ European History
  • Genre history
  • Literary theory
  • Identity and gender studies
  • Identity and race

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Prema Arasu is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Paradise Lost Arts & Humanities
Adolescence Arts & Humanities
Philip Pullman Arts & Humanities
Fantasy Arts & Humanities
Childhood Arts & Humanities
Innocence Arts & Humanities
C. S. Lewis Arts & Humanities
Adulthood Arts & Humanities

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Research Output 2018 2018

Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials: Recreating Paradise Lost as a Narrative of Adolescence

Arasu, P., Jul 2018, In : ESharp. 26, p. 43-52 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Philip Pullman
Paradise Lost
Adolescence
Fantasy
Childhood