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Enakshi Samarawickrama

Assistant Professor of Literature; Disability Liaison Officer, Faculty of Arts


  • workRoom EA70 Block E - Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
    Malaysia Campus
    Jalan Broga
    43500 Semenyih
    Selangor Darul Ehsan


BA (Hons) English and English Language Teaching, The Open University of Sri Lanka; MA in English Language and Literature, University of Nottingham Malaysia; PhD in English, University of Nottingham Malaysia.

My research primarily centres around portrayals of gender in literature, with a focus on female victimhood, violence and agency. I have published and presented papers on how gender is portrayed in domestic noir, a newer subgenre of crime fiction.

Expertise Summary

Domestic noir; Gender studies; Men's studies; Gender in crime fiction, contemporary literature, fantasy fiction, world literature and horror novels with female monsters; Female victimhood, violence and agency; Power dynamics between femininities and masculinities

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