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PhD Candidate, Deakin University

Elizabeth Little is a PhD student in the Faculty of Arts and Education at Deakin University, Melbourne, working on a project that utilises postfeminist theory to examine Young Adult fantasy texts and the girls who read them. In 2018 she completed a Master’s research project analysing the role of gender and sexuality in A Court of Thorns and Roses (Maas 2015) and The Bone Season (Shannon 2013). Elizabeth has a forthcoming co-authored chapter titled “Postfeminism and Sexuality in the Fiction of Sarah J Maas” in the book 'Sexuality in Texts for Children and Young Adults' due out this year. She's also a secondary school English teacher. Elizabeth is passionate about literature education, sexuality and gender, and the girls who read Young Adult Literature.


  • –present
    PhD Candidate, Deakin University


  • 2017 
    Deakin University, Masters of Arts