Literature intersects with many areas of study, including philosophy, architecture, religion, sociology, art, history, and politics. Interdisciplinary study is more than placing literature within the context of another discipline – true interdisciplinary research yields insights into the techniques, themes and contexts of texts that can’t be fully understood using the disciplinary tools of literary study alone. Interdisciplinary dissertations use research from more than one subject, and examine the benefits and limitations both of literary study and of the other discipline. The topics in the following list reflect these aims, and are possibilities for your language and literature dissertation:
• Architecture in the work of Thomas Hardy.
• Science and the nineteenth-century novel.
• Interpreting the space age: Literature of the twenty first century.
• Astronomy and the poetic imagination of the nineteenth century.
• Why philosophy matters to literature.
• Crossing the disciplinary boundaries: English literature and archaeology.
• Changing political relations in novels since 1900.
• The interrelation of science and the arts since 1900.
• Psychology and the modern novel.
• Seeking the self: Psychology in twenty first century literature.
• Darwin and the evolutionary narrative.
• The importance of history in deciphering the modern text.
• Sister Arts: contemporary poetry and painting. Poststructuralist views of language and the postmodern text.
• Print culture, mass distribution, and their effects on the literature of the Renaissance.
2016-2017Every Step a New Movement: Anarchism in the Stalin-Era Literature of the Absurd and its Post-Soviet Adaptations
Ania AizmanKino-Eye, Kino-Bayonet: Avant-Garde Documentary in Japan, France, and the USSR
Collecting as Cultural Technique: Materialistic Interventions into History in 20th Century China
Ambient Meaning: Mood, Vibe, System
Pathways of Transculturation: Chinese Cultural Encounters with Russia and Japan (1880-1930)
Beyond the Formal Law: Making Cases in Roman Controversiae and Tang Literary Judgments
Metropolitan Morning: Loss, Affect, and Metaphysics in Buenos Aires, 1920-1940
Alternative Diplomacies: Writing in Early Twentieth-Century Shanghai, Istanbul, and Beyond
The Literary Territorialization of Manchuria: Rethinking National and Transnational Literature in East Asia from
Miya Qiong Xie
World Literature and the Chinese Compass, 1942-2012
Anatomy of 'Decadence'
Medicine As Storytelling: Emplotment Strategies in Doctor-Patient Encounters and Beyond (1870-1830)
2014-2015Platonic Footnotes: Figures of Asymmetry in Ancient Greek Thought
Children's Literature GrowsUp
Christina Phillips Mattson
Humor as Epiphanic Awareness and Attempted Self-Transcendence
Ethnicity, Ethnogenesis and Ancestry in the Early Iron Age Aegean as Background to and through the Lens of the Iliad
The Modern Stage of Capitalism: The Drama of Markets and Money (1870-1930)
Emmanuel Ramirez Nieves
The "Poetics of Diagram"
Dreaming Empire: European Writers in the Fascist Era
The Poetics of Love in Prosimetra across the Medieval Mediterranean
Renaissance Error: Digression from Ariosto to Milton
The New Voyager: Theory and Practice of South Asian Literary Modernisms
Be an Outlaw, Be a Hero: Cinematic Figures of Urban Banditry and Transgression in Brazil, France, and the Maghreb
Maryam Monalisa Gharavi
Bāgh-e Bi-Bargi: Aspects of Time and Presence in the Poetry of Mehdi Akhavān Sāles
Freund-schaft: Capturing Aura in an Unframed Literary Exchange
Class, Gender and Indigeneity as Counter-discourses in the African Novel: Achebe, Ngugi, Emecheta, Sow Fall and Ali
The Empire of Chance: War, Literature, and the Epistemic Order of Modernity
Poetics of the unfinished: illuminating Paul Celan’s “Eingedunkelt”
Towards a Media History of Writing in Ancient Italy
Character Before the Novel: Representing Moral Identity in the Age of Shakespeare
Transforming Trauma: Memory and Slavery in Black Atlantic Literature since 1830
Renaissance Romance: Rewarding the Boundaries of Fiction
Christine S. Lee
Psychomotor Aesthetics: Conceptions of Gesture and Affect in Russian and American Modernity, 1910s-1920s
Melancholy, Ambivalence, Exhaustion: Responses to National Trauma in the Literature and Film of France and China
The Poetics of Human-Computer Interaction
Secret Lives of the City: Reimagining the Urban Margins in 20th-Century Literature and Theory, from Surrealism to Iain Sinclair
Jennifer Hui Bon Hoa
Archaic Greek Memory and Its Role in Homer
Deception Narratives and the (Dis)Pleasure of Being Cheated: The Cases of Gogol, Nabokov, Mamet, and Flannery O’Connor
Aesthetic Constructs and the Work of Play in 20th Century Latin American and Russian Literature
Stone, Steel, Glass: Constructions of Time in European Modernity
Spirited Husbandry: The Literature and Science of Agricultural Improvement in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Elisabeth Bates Greenough
Overlooked: Representations of the Balcony in Print and Paint, from Boccaccio to Caillebotte
Roxana Maria Popescu
FRAMED! Encountering Otherness in Frame Narratives
Sinographics: Becoming Chinese Art
Nancy Ten-Jung Tewksbury
Found in Translation: Shakespeare's Cleopatra in English and Chinese
Laura Jane Wey
THREE KOREAN POETS A Scholarly Edition of Paek Sŏk, Pak Mogwŏl, and Yun Dongju
Christy Soojong Choi
Capturing Character: Photography, Race, and Identity in Modern American Literature
Julia Isabel Faisst
Land Lies in Water: Panoramic Perspectives in Lyric Poetry, 1859-1969
Cities of Hope and Despair: Reimagining Cosmopolitanism
Disintegrated Yet Part of the Scheme: Whitman's Double Legacy to Poets of New York
Anne Lovering Rounds
To Catch a Spy: Explorations in Subjectivity
Mystical Modernisms: Trauma and the Poetics of Ineffability in T.S. Eliot, Rainer Maria Rilke, and W.B. Yeats
Christina Kim Becker
Between the Lines: Literary Transnationalism Through Poetic Representations of Freedom and Slavery
Mothers, Orphans and the Law of the Free Womb: The Rhetoric of Brazilian Abolition in the Fiction of Aluísio Azevedo, Machado de Assis and their Contemporaries
Jessica G. Callaway
Filming Back and Black: Strategies of African American Political Modernism
Allyson Nadia Field
Owning Property, Being Property: Medieval and Modern Women Shape the Narratives of Marriage
Sally A. Livingston
How to do Kings with Words: Byzantine Imperial Ideology and the Representation of Power in Pre-Phanariot Admonitory Literature
Hybridity, Monstrosity and Women's Voices in Black and Greek Fiction
Power in the Tongue: Speech and the Modernist Relocation of Ethics
Post-WW II Italian Jewish Narratives: Appropriations of History and Self-Representation
Borislava Vassileva Vassileva
Paradoxical Corpographies: Towards an Ethics of Inscription
The Dramatization of the Alphabet in the Renaissance
"Spleen Ridiculous": Courtly Humor in Rabelais and Shakespeare
Kathleen Lott Haley
Mankind, My Kind, Myself: How We Read Autobiographies as Representative Texts
Haunting Contemporary Narrative: Juan Rulfo, Toni Morrison, Carlos Fuentes, Leslie Marmon Silko, Martin Amis
Translation, Geography, and the Divine Word: mediating frontiers in pre-modern Islam
Travis E. Zadeh
Poets of the Crossroads: Politics and the Deliberation of Poetry in the 1930s
Susan Elizabeth Barba
"Morals of the Story" and Narrative Demand: a Study in Yiddish and Hebrew Literature
Dara Horn Schulman
The Pious Knight: Crusading Ideals, Pugatory, and Grail Romances
Speakers in the Latin Historical Epics of Twelfth-Century Italy
Henry Carl Bayerle
Homeric epaineo: The Politics of Reception and the Poetics of Consent
David Franklin Elmer
Rethinking Truth After 'The Age of Extremes': An Analysis of the Chronotope of Anamnesis in Autobiographical Narratives by Pak, Kluger, and Kogawa
Tongues Untied: Metaphors of Multilingualism in the Writings of Vladimir Nabokov, Jose Donoso, and Augusto Roa Bastos
Encounter of Modernities: Poetics, Baroque, and Intertextuality in Jose Lezama Lima and Stephane Mallarme
Juan Pablo Lupi
Police Aesthetics: Literature, Film, and the Secret Police Archives in Eastern Europe
Cristina Laura Vatulescu
Narratives of Collecting: Collecting Narratives
Evolving Memories: Narrative Habits and Strategies of Survival
Between Women: Desire in Caribbean Literatures
Keja Lys Valens
The Birth of the Author:
Oral Traditions and the Construction of Authorial Identity in Ancient Greece and China
Alexander Jamieson Beecroft
Rhetoric, Experience, and Identity in Frontier Writing and Mapping of the Americas
Mark Kevin Burns
A Nation on Display:
Russian Museums and Print Culture in the Age of the Great Reforms
Allegory, Allegoresis, and the Hermeneutics of Social Networks
Daniel Alan Fried
Playing with Authority:
The Theatre of Dario Fo
The Trickster’s Word:
Oral Tradition in Literary Narrative
The Arab Takes on Shakespeare:
Adaptation, Allusion and the Struggle for Artistic Identity in Egypt
Zahr Kassim Said
Diogenes in the Salon:
Cynicism and the Question of Enlightenment
Louisa Ilaria Shea
Herbert of Bosham’s Liber Melorum:
Literature and the Sacred Sciences in the Twelfth Century
Love at Last Sight:
Figures of Apprehension in Keats and Becquer
Laura C. Amelio
Objects of Interest:
The Novel as Critique of Economic, Political and Aesthetic Modernity
Denying Imperial Bodies:
Tang Taizong and the Poetics of Sovereignty
Jack W. Chen
Narrating Public Memory in Twentieth-Century China
Robert Y. Chi
Aesthetics of Retrospection:
Life Narratives in Goethe, Rousseau, Moritz, and Keller
Veritas and Literary Fiction in the Hagiography of Pre-Norman British Isles
Lawrence P. Morris
"Try to Guard Them, Poet":
Homoeroticism and the Poetics of Opacity in C.P. Cavafy
Reading Word and Image:
Representations of Safavid Persia in the Maps and Frontispieces of Adam Olearius (ca. 1650)
The Articulation of a Caribbean Subjectivity in the Poetry of Luis Pales Matos, Aime Cesaire, and Derek Walcott
The Life and Work of George Gennadios Scholarios
Literature and the Conservative Style of Thought
What Then for My Soul? Subjectivity, Existential Enablement, and the Metaphorics of Psychic Life
The Longest Journey of All:
Theodor Kallifatides and Second Language Writing
Nikolai Gogol and Nathaniel Hawthorne:
Inaugurating Two Traditions
Fictions of Hybrid Identity in the U.S. and France
An Edition of Aided Diarmata Meic Cerbaill From the Book of Ui Maine
Doubt, Dissent, and the Skepticism in the Literary Tradition of the Medieval Period
The Sabine Version
Mary Di Lucia Miller
Imagining Language and Belonging:
Wales , England , and America , 1850-1910
Something Else Will Stand Beside It:
The African Writers Series and the Development of African Literature
Camille Lizarribar Buxo
The Making of a Medieval Outlaw:
Code and Community in the Robin Hood Legend, 1400-1600
The Gestures of Modernism:
Studies in Theatrical Reform and Literary Practice
The Space of Memory:
Romanticism, Modernity, and the Temporal Imagination
William Weitzel III
The Genesis of Authorship:
Legends of the Textualization of Homeric Epic and the Bible
Honor Thy Father and Love thy Fatherland:
The Child, the Novel, and the Nation
Captivity as Consciousness:
The Literary and Cultural Imagination of the American Self
The Story of O:
Prostitutes and Other Good-For-Nothings in the Renaissance
A Rhetorical Theory of Literature
A Reading of Cultural Diversity:
The Island of New Orleans
Persons, Personae, Personages:
Identity in Mundan Ting and Taohua Shan
Tina Lu style
Revising the Pictorial:
Ekphrasis and the Nature of Modern Lyric
The Wilde Word:
Talk as Performance at the Fin de Siecle
Configuring the Feminine:
Gender and Literary Transvestitism in the Southern Dynasties Poetry
A Delicate Union:
Exile and Homecoming in Twentieth-Century Autobiography
Maria Louise Ascher
The Concept of Alk in Archaic Greek Poetry
Derek Burton Collins
The Beauty of Imperialism:
Emerson, Melville, Flaubert and al-Shidyaq
Jenine Abboushi Dallal
The Problems of Privacy and Trust in Modern Literature, and their Relation to the Idea of Freedom
Raphael Haim Golb
The Islamic Middle East in Nineteenth-Century English and French Poetry
Emily Anne Haddad
Proust and the Profanation of the Jewish Mother
Lawrence Scott Lerner
Equivocal Poetics and Cultural Ambiguity in the Cantigas d'Escarnho e de Mal Dizer
Benjamin Ming-Hwa Liu
The Worke of Imitation:
Virgil's Eclogues in England from Ascham to Milton
Timothy James Markey
Utopian Selfhood in Rousseau and Emerson.
Franciscus Henricus Albers
Youth, Mentor, Trust, and Perfidy in English and French Novels of the Eighteenth Century.
Helene de Portu
Writing in the Middle English Romances.
Sheryl L. Forste-Grupp
Women and the Walk:
Female Flânerie and the Aesthetics of Public Space in 19th Century Europe.
Clare Olivia Parsons
Foundations of Chinese Historiography:
Literary Representation in Zuo zhuan and Guoyu.
David Copley Schaberg
Music in the Novels of Diderot and Burney.
Generalization, Culture, and the Case of Russia.
John Arthur Henriksen
Birth and the Novel:
Telling Scenes and Retelling Myths of Selfhood.
Theodore Samuel Ruehl
Judgment on Trial:
The Aesthetics of Adultery in Early Modern France.
Susan Elisabeth Stiles
Ironist Theory and Literature:
The Economic Nexus of Public and Private Discourse in Rousseau, Byron, Scott, and Balzac.
Brian Gilbert Freeman
The Way of Oblivion:
Heraclitus and Kafka.
David Michael Schur
To Perceive and to Represent:
A Comparative Study of the Chinese and English Poetics of Nature Imagery.
The Coming of Age of the Child-Woman:
Meret Oppenheim, Surrealism and Beyond.
Realizing and Resisting 'Self-Colonization':
Idealogy and Form in Modern Greek Poetics (1790-1960).
Failure, Repetition, Amputation, and Disappearance:
Issues of Composition in Contemporary European Movement Performance.
Heidi Louise Gilpin
Rereading the Other.
Sima Gela Kappeler
Proverbial Backgrounds to the Sententiae of Beowulf.
Susan Elizabeth Deskis
The Obscene Poetic Self in Rutebeuf and Chaucer.
Leslie Linam Dunton-Downer
Roger Caillois' Logic of Participation in the 30s:
From "Le Grand Jeu" to the "Collège de sociologie."
Claudine Paulette Frank
Helen in France:
The Poetics of Graft.
Family Lineage and Narrative Line:
Genealogy and Fiction in Hardy.
Persuasion and Tutelage in Some European Epistolary Novels of the Eighteenth Century.
The Wandering Hero in Greek Poetry and Song.
The Authorization of Structure and the Construction of Exemplarity from the Fictions of Psychoanalysis to the Narratives of Nations.
Lisa Anne Davis
Case Studies in Second Person Fiction.
The Poetria Nova as a Poetics:
Geoffrey of Vinsauf's "Lex sit danda poetis."
Rae Ann Nager
The Construction of Horatian Decorum.
Ellen Sarah Oliensis
Goethe and Novalis in the Life and Work of Vyacheslav Ivonov.
Michael Alex Wachtel
The Politics of First-Person Narrative in Modern Chinese Fiction.
Lydia He Liu
Shen Ts'ung-wen's Avant-Gardism and Primitivism.
The Relation of Peter Abelard's Planctus Dinae to Biblical Sources and Exegetic Tradition:
A Historical and Textual Study.
Lucille Claire Thibodeau
Plotting against the Reader:
The Aesthetics of Difficulty in Der Nachsommer, Moby-Dick, and Bouvard et Pécuchet.
Marina Isabella van Zuylen
The Recursive Matrix:
An Analysis of Baroque Problems in La Princesse de Clèves.
André Albert Aciman
Narrative Commentary in Illusions perdues and Middlemarch.
Life and Death in Quotation Marks:
Cultural Myth of the Modern Poet.
Criticism in Style:
Theory as Aesthetic Form.
Stephen Merrill Bretzius
Sobre Angeles y Tumbas:
Galdos y los Finales de la Historia.
Ana H. Fernández Sein
Failing at Autobiography:
The Examples of Mark Twain, August Strindberg, and Rainer Maria Rilke.
Linda Marie Haverty
Palingensie de Jeanne d'Arc:
Etude de Thèmes.
Gertrude Marie Hunziker Merkle
The Humanistic School and Ukrainian Literature of the Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century.
Patience and the Agents of Renaissance Drama.
The Art of Remembrance, the Poetics of Destiny:
Self-writings by Three Women of Heian Japan.
Edith Lorraine Sarra
Beyond the Last Image:
Poetic Endings in Chinese Tradition.
Language and Interpretation:
A Study in East-West Comparative Poetics.
The Dares Phrygius Version of Trójumanna saga:
A Case Study in the Cross-cultural Mutation of Narrative.
Randi Claire Eldevik
The Typographic Code and the Elizabethan Lyric.
Philip Clark Fine
Image littéraire et sociale de la comedienne en France au XIXe siècle.
Renata Valentina Morteo
"The Book of the Duchess":
A Re-vision in a Dream.
Patrizia Grimaldi Pizzorno
Parry Lord Theory:
No Basis for Comparison.
Seth Ellis Sicroff
Leone Allacci (1587-1669):
The Fortunes of an Early Byzantinist.
Literary Theory and the Practice of Narrative Poetry:
Young Tasso's Heroic Project and the Epic Tradition from Homer to Milton.
Lawrence Ford Rhu
Valerijan Pidmohyl'nyj, Guy de Maupassant, and the Magic of the Night.
Maxim David Tarnawsky
Sympathy, Counterpoise and Symbolism in Dream of Red Chamber.
Angelina Chun-chu Yee
The Darkening Medium:
Speech and Silence in the Novels of Theodor Fontane, Henry James and Marcel Proust.
Christine Ann Evans
The Dandy and the Señorito:
Eros and Social Class in the Nineteenth Century Novel.
Gloria Monserrate Ortiz
Genre as Subversion:
The Prose Poem in England and America.
Margueritte Schaefer Murphy
The Role of Metaphor in Narrative Discourse.
Luz Aurora Pimentel Anduiza
"Vorarbeiten zu einer Geschichtsschreibung der Gegenwart":
Heinrich Heines Französische Zustande und Mariano José de Larras Articulos.
Susanne M. Zantop
Voice of a Generation, Generation of a Voice:
Childhood in Herzen's Byloe I Dumy.
Margaret Morley Bullitt
Anglo-Saxon Poetics of Translation:
A Study in Guthlac and Phoenix.
Jonathan Fleming McKeage
Narrative Structure and the Aesthetics of Repetition in the 1001 Nights Cycle of The Porter and the Three Ladies of Baghdad
Returning the Gaze:
Walter Benjamin's Baudelaire Project.
Katherine T. Wallace-Casey
The Heart of the Letter:
Alegory in Edgar Allen Poe.
Emily Dickinson and the Problem of Others.
Christopher Edward Gerald Benfey
An Inquiry into Sirens from Homer to Shakespeare.
Siegfried Walter de Rachewiltz
Ezra Pound and the Classical Tradition:
Backgrounds and Formative Influences.
Richard Geoffrey Ingber
Erasmus' Praise of Folly:
A Renaissance Transformation of Socratic Irony.
Carmelita Louise Boivin-Cole
The Deceptive Paradise:
The Garden as Image of Self and Society in Medieval Romance.
Carol Margaret Taylor
Henry James and Italy.
Audrey Hanssen Cicchetti
A Portrait of the Artist:
The Legends of Orpheus and Their Use in Medieval and Renaissance Aesthetics.
Elizabeth Affelder Newby
Under Clouds of Poesy:
Poetry and Truth in French and English Reworkings of the Aeneid, 1160-1513.
Jerome Edward Singerman
Interpreting in Parables:
The Mashal in Midrash, With Special Reference to Lamentations Rabba.
David Michael Stern
The Mirage in the Mirror:
Reflections in Nabokov's Ada.
Epics of the Lone Will:
A Study of Travels in Arabia Deserta and Seven Pillars of Wisdom.
John Alexander Hamilton
A Study in the Definition of Genre.
Amy Edith Johnson
Ideology and Narrative:
A Study of Ding Ling's Fiction.
Yi-tsi Mei Feuerwerker
"Trie thy braines to gaine a deitie":
Christian Tragedy of the Fall.
The Poet and the City:
The Development of City Poetry in America , England and Continental Europe from about 1800 to about 1920.
A Critical Edition of Thomas Usk's Testament of Love.
The Quattrocento Dialogue:
Classical Tradition and Humanist Innovation.
David Richard Marsh
Afghan Oral Narrative:
The Individual in Tradition.
Margaret Ann Mills
The Eastern Question and the Fortunes of the Turkish Myth in England and France
HYPO KEUTHESI GAIES:
Two Studies of the Art of the Phrase in Homer.
The Eye's Plain Version:
Studies in the Theory and Practice of Visual Form in Modern Poetry.
Carole Anne Taylor
A Study in the Narrative Structure of Three Epic Poems:
Gilgamesh, the Odyssey, and Beowulf.
Hope Nash Wolff
The Lyre and the Oaten Flute:
Garcilaso de la Vega and the Tradition of the Eclogue.
Dario O. Fernández-Morera
"The Promis'd Hour":
Dryden's Theory and Congreve's Art.
Katherine Lancelot Harrington
"Passing the Love of Women":
A Study of Gide's Saül and Its Biblical Roots.
Anne Lapidus Lerner
Studies on the Context and Function of the senna in Early Germanic Narrative.
Aeschylus and the Myth of the House of Atreus in European Literature to 1821.
Balzac and the Folklore of Success.
Keats, Leopardi, and Hölderlin:
The Poet as Priest of the Absolute.
Raymond Richard Fleming
The Play and the Seen:
Studies in Theatrical Self-Consciousness.
Matthew Anatole Gurewitsch
A Study of Time in Virgil's Aeneid.
Barbara F. McManus
Myth and the Modern Novel:
Gabriel García Márquez, Thomas Mann, James Joyce.
David Michael Palencia-Roth
The Dispute of Taste:
Studies in the Notion of Taste in French Aesthetic and Moral Thought, 1660-1720.
Peter Charles Patrikis
Ezra Pound and Remy de Gourmont.
Richard Raymond Sieburth
Du pittoresque à la politique:
le voyage à Constantinople de Gérard de Nerval, Maxime DuCamp, Gustave Flaubert et Théophile Gautier.
Carolyn Fosdick Takahara
A Thematic Study of the Waverley Novels.
Richard Magill Blumenthal
A Symbolic Structure in Modern Fiction.
Wendy Bush Faris
The History and Myth of the Cossack Ukraine in Polish and Russian Romantic Literature.
George Gregory Grabowicz
The Mist and the Cave:
The Effect of Idealist Thought on the Techniques and Values of the Novel with Particular Reference to Conrad and Proust.
Margaret Morganroth Gullette
Christ and Cybele:
The Images and Thematic Structure in the Novels of François Mauriac.
Arthur Carl Holmberg
Leonardo Bruni's Poliscena, A Latin Humanist Comedy of the Early Renaissance.
Jon Pearson Perry
Rameau's Nephew and His Progeny:
The Artist as Performer in E.T.A. Hoffmann and Balzac.
George Edgar Slusser
The East-West Context of Shimazaki Toson's Shinsei (The New Life):
A Study in the Modern Confessional Novel.
Janet Anderson Walker
"Struggling Manfully with Distress":
Attitudes to Poverty in Eighteenth-Century English Fiction.
A Cure for Love:
A Generic Study of the Pastoral Idyll.
Steven Friemel Walker
Language and Reality in Flaubert's Creative Process.
Charles Clarence Bernheimer
Some Opinions of Cicero in Sixteenth Century France .
Jeffrey Martin Green
Realism in Euripides.
Frances Coulborn Kohler
Petrarch and Sixteenth Century English Poetic Language.
John Alan Roe
The Novels of Henri Thomas.
Roger David Horwitz
Literary Models in the Comedias bárbaras of Valle-Inclán.
The Forest Life:
A Study of the Influence of the Life of St. Giles on the Tristan Legend.
Ülle Erika Lewes
The Prestige of Evil:
The Murderer as Romantic Hero from Sade to Lacenaire.
Laurence Philip Senelick
The Imaginary Journey as Apocalypse:
A Study of French and Italian Visions of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries.
Forrest Seymour Smith, Jr.
Moses of the Mountain:
Readings in Paul Valéry and D.H. Lawrence.
Francesca Gioanna von Broembsen
Metaphysical Boredom in the Verse of the European Romantics.
Robert Harlow Waugh
T.S. Eliot and Dante.
Dibyendu Kumar Banerjee
The Pilgrim's Progress, Part One:
Essays in the Sociology of Literature.
Ellen Jean Cantarow
The Theme of Demoniality in English and Continental Fiction of the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries.
Peter Donald Grudin
Hebrew or Hellene?:
Religious Ambivalence in Heine, Renan, and Arnold.
Peter Damian Heinegg
Spenser and the Arts of Conduct.
Daniel Gilbert Javitch
The Revaluation of the Heroic in Renaissance Epic:
A Study of La Gerusalemme Liberata and Paradise Lost.
Judith Arons Kates
Masks and Metamorphoses:
A Study in the Renaissance Imagination.
Regina Mary Jane Kyle
Gaston Bachelard and the Literary Imagination in France :
The Elemental and the Oneiric.
Alan Michael Huberman
The Notion of Tragedy:
From Voltaire to A.C. Bradley.
Clayton Talmadge Koelb, Jr.
Surrey 's Aeneid:
Classical Imitation in the Early English Renaissance.
The Comedies of Ludovico Ariosto.
Irving Alan Portner
Wordsworthian Themes and Patterns in George Eliot.
Deborah Heller Roazen
Vision and Blindness in the Novels of André Malraux.
Brian Archer Thompson
Ideal and Spleen:
The Failure of Transcendent Vision in Romantic, Symbolist, and Modern Poetry.
Robert Mitchell Torrance
Hofmannsthal and English Literature.
Winfried Ferdinand Weiss
The History of an Idea.
Lynda Gregorian Christian
Wordplay in Old English Poetry.
Quest for Literary Resonance:
Young Nagai Kaf and French Literature.
Mitsuko Maeda Iriye
A Study of the Medley:
Chinese Chantefable of the Late Twelfth Century.
Lily Chen Wang
The Technique of Literary Allusion in the Novels of Virginia Woolf.
Jean Murdy Wyatt
Creation of Atmosphere in the Novels of Hawthorne, Faulkner, and Julien Green.
Marie-Antoinette Untereiner Zrimc
The Grotesque in Paul van Ostaijen's Creative Prose.
Eric Montague Beekman
Hamlet , Poland and Wyspia ski:
A History of Hamlet in Poland until l904.
Nancy Zilboorg Dworsky
Georges Pitoëff and the Mise en Scène of Hamlet.
Donald Haverstick Goodyear, Jr.
The Literature of the Air:
Themes and Imagery in the Work of Faulkner, Saint-Exupery, and Gaiser.
Friedrich Peter Ott
Form and Biography.
Maire Jaanus Said
The Reconstructive Mode in Fiction:
A Study of Faulkner and the French New Novel.
Arnold Louis Weinstein
Prison Imagery in the Works of Franz Kafka and Albert Camus.
Mary Ann Frese Witt
Strophic Form in Medieval Lyric:
A formal-comparative study of the German strophes of the Carmina Burana.
Bruce Alan Beatie
The North American Review, 1815-1860:
A Study in the Reception of German-American Cultural Relations.
Richard Arthur Fird
Alfred Döblin and Dostoevsky:
Patterns of Literary Reaction.
Rita M. Hausammann
Steps towards the Phenomenological Novel:
Narrative Consciousness in the Works of Franz Kafka, Samuel Beckett and Alain Robbe-Grillet.
George Herbert Szanto
La Nuova Arcadia Rusticana:
A Study of the Works of Angelo Beolco called Ruzante.
Nancy Dorothy Dersofi
A Theater of Metaphor:
A Study of the Japanese N Form.
Frank Paul Hoff
Classical Greece and the Poetry of Chénier, Shelley, and Leopardi.
Stephen Joseph Rogers, Jr.
More than Mortal Privilege:
A Study of Rousseau's Confessions and The Prelude.
Margery Mauser Sabin
The Adjective and the Verb in The Lusiads of Camões:
A Critical Analysis and Interpretation Preceded by A Survey of Camonean Criticism.
Leonidas Querubim Avelino, S.J
The Novel of Worldliness.
Peter Preston Brooks
A Comparative Study of the Structure and Meaning of Chretien de Troyes' Yvain, Hartmann von Aue's Iwein, and the Middle English Ywain and Gawain.
Roman Holiday Humor:
The Plays of Plautus as Festival Comedy.
Sibyl and Sphinx:
Themes of Identity and Knowledge in Hawthorne .
Jac Lyndon Tharpe
The Ming Ch'uan-Ch'i Drama:
Anatomy of a Popular Theatre.
Lily Oan Shau Chou
Paracelsus and the Rhetoric of Substitution.
Joseph Birdsall Dallett
The Virgilian Version of Pastoral.
Charles Emmanuel Fantazzi
Strindberg and the Problem of Suffering.
Barry Douglas Jacobs
A Study of Descriptive Style.
Irmina Teresa Laskowski
Views of Time in Shakespeare.
Ricardo Joseph Quinones
The Buke of the Sevyne Sagis:
Edited from the Asloan Manuscript, with Introduction, Notes, and Glossary.
David Knight Crowne
Jakob Bidermann, Cenodoxus and Baroque Latin.
Gerald Pierce Fitzgerald
The Pan Motif in Modern English Literature.
Aspects of the Later Plays of Euripides.
Christian George Wolff
A Rogue's Progress: Studies in the Picaresque Novel.
Robert B. Alter
Dostoevsky and Romantic Realism (Balzac, Dickens, Gogol).
Donald L. Fanger
L'Esthétique de la Poésie de Gérard de Nerval.
George R. Humphrey
Parody in the Late Works of Thomas Mann.
The Needs of a Man:
A Study of the Formation of Themes, Characters and Style in the Work of John Dos Passos.
The Classical Genre and its Medieval Developments.
Edward Charles Witke
Elektra by Sophocles:
The Dialectical Design.
Thomas Marion Woodard
Stendhal and the Uses of Irony.
John H. Atherton
The Post-Romantic Predicament:
A Study in the Poetry of Mallarmé and Yeats.
Paul Michael deMan
Hesiod's Works and Days:
An Exemplar of the Ancient Greek Oral Style.
The Use of the Theatre for the Presentation of Metaphysical Ideas:
A Comparative Study of William Butler Yeats and Paul Claudel.
Elsie W. Wiedner
The Transmigration of Form:
Recurrent Patterns of Imagination in the Odyssey and the Aeneid.
Albert A. Berman
Myth, Rite, and Symbol in the Odyssey.
Howard W. Clarke
Praisers of Folly:
Erasmus, Rabelais, and Shakespeare.
The Critical Reception of André Gide in Sweden .
Eleanor E. Murdock
The Flight of the Seagull:
Chekhov's Plays on the English Stage.
Robert E. Tracy
The Comedy of Issues.
Arnold Joseph Band
The Self-Image of the Artist in French Literature (1820-1870).
Maurice Zorensky Shroder
The Prose Poem:
A Study of Genre in Nineteenth Century European Literature.
John Ivan Simon
Point of View in Fiction:
Studies of Narrative Techniques.
The Figure of the Poet in Renaissance Epic.
Robert M. Durling
Materials for the Study of Pound's Cantos.
Perspective and Characterization in the Works of Robert Musil.
Burton E. Pike
Virginia Woolf as a Critic.
Mary Copeland Lyon
Spenser, Ronsard and Du Bellay:
A Comparative Study.
Alfred Wanner Satterthwaite
George Moore's Development as a Novelist in Relation to French Realism.
Dorothy Anne Hicks Lee
Nature and the Idea of Nature in Twentieth-century British Poetry.
Harold Clark Martin
Lydgate's Siege of Thebes:
A Study in the Art of Adaption.
The Fiction of Ivan Bunin: A Critical Study.
The Chronology of Pindar's Persian War and Sicilian Odes.
Howard Curtis Bennett, Jr.
American Classics in Soviet Criticism.
John Codman Fiske
La Queste Del Saint Graal:
A Structural Analysis.
Frederick William Locke
Alfred de Vigny and Anti-Romanticism.
Irving Joseph Massey
The Composition of Turgenev's Novels.
Ralph Eugene Matlaw
The San-Yen Collections:
A Study of the Colloquial Short Story in Seventeenth-century China.
John Lyman Bishop
The Anatomies of Roguery:
A Comparative Study in the Origins and the Nature of Picaresque Literature.
Julio Herrera y Reissig:
A Symbolist Poet.
The Classical Influence in Matthew Prior's Poetry.
Alfred Brandon Conron
Literature and Society in the Critical Theory of V.G. Belinski (181l-1848).
Herbert Eugene Bowman
Tiutchev and Germany:
The Relationship of his poetry to German Literature and Culture.
William Ames Coates
The Letters of Franz Liszt to Marie Zu Sayn-Wittgenstein.
Howard Eppens Hugo
The Singer of Tales:
A Study in the Processes of Composition of Yugoslav, Greek and Germanic Oral Narrative Poetry.
Albert Bates Lord
Les Voyageurs Français au États-Unis pendant la Première Moitié du Dix-neuvième Siècle.
Elisabeth Meredith Rodrigue
The Reception of Pindar in Germany during the Eighteenth Century.
Gleason Leonard Archer, Jr.
The Influence of Goethe, Schiller, and E.T.A. Hoffmann in Russia , 1800-1840.
Charles Edward Passage
The Beginnings of Poetry in Southern Europe Allegory in Edgar Allan Poe.
Nazzareno Francesco Cedrone
The Avicienna Legend.
Duncan Black Macdonald Emrich
An Old French Life of Saint Agnes, and other Vernacular Versions of the Middle Ages.
Alexander Joseph Denomy, Jr.
Die Diesseits-Jenseits Spannung in der Englischen Barocklyrik.
Werner Paul Friederich
Two J Versions of the Historia preliis in Italian Prose, with an Edition of the Nobili fatti che ff'e Alesandro di Macedonia, from MS. II, I, 62, of the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze.
Charles Arthur Messner
Amadas et Ydoine:
A Study in Comparative Literature.
John Revell Reinhard
The Development of Plot and Characterization in Early Greek and Early Elizabethan Tragedy, with Especial Reference to Aeschylus and Marlowe.
James Buell Munn
The Contribution of G. F. Müller to Russian Historiography, with Some Consideration of A.L. Schlözer.
Samuel Hazzard Cross
The Mediaeval Conception of Tragedy and Comedy
Amos Philip McMahon
The Relation of Giacomo Leopardi to Classical Antiquity.
John Van Horne
Christine de Pisan and the Victorine Revival:
An Essay on Some of the Mediaeval Elements in French Classical Criticism.
Maud Elizabeth Temple, A.M.
The Supernatural in Tragedy.
Charles Edward Whitmore
The Relations between Prose and Metrical Composition in Old Norse Literature.
Henry Adams Bellows
The Comedies of Holberg:
A Study in Comparative Literature.
Oscar James Campbell, Jr.
Mediaeval Visions of the Other World.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana
Some Notes on Italian Borrowings from England in the Eighteenth Century.
Arthur Beckwith Myrick
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