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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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“Shutting Her Up:” An Exploration of the Madwoman and the Madhouse in Victorian Literature, Savannah Jane Bachman

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Transformations & Light Bloom, Natasha Killaura Boyd

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Little Creatures: Samuel Beckett and the Language of The Unnamable, Adam Daniel Brown

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Echoes of the Written Word: On the Difficulties of Memory and Belonging in W.G. Sebald's "Die Ringe des Saturn", Kaitlynn Theresa Buchbaum

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"It's [Not] Only Lines On Paper, Folks!": The Curious Literary Identity of the Graphic Novel, Oona Blood Cullen

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Together We’ll Make Magic: Exploring the Relationship Between Empathy and Literature Using Ruth Ozeki’s “A Tale for the Time Being”, Janet Lindsay DiNozzi-Houser

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Stopped Before Beauty: Meditations on the Closed Door, Hannah Celia Harwell Fassett

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“Led by the nose”: An Examination of Mythic, Political, and Personal Transformations in the Poetry of W.B. Yeats, Sophie Cornelia Gallant Green

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Genevieve’s Light, Albertine’s Shadows; Apparitions in Marcel Proust’s 'In Search of Lost Time', Augusta Beatrice Hood

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The Folks on the Hill, Cecilia Emily Kaplan

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All the World's Ashamed, Peter David Lane

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"Light Silence Dark Speech": Samuel Beckett, Jasper Johns, and the Image-Text Distinction, Isabella Rose Leung

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The Library in Literature, Hannah Madelene Richter Livant

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The Endless Tragedy: Euripides and Camus, Robert Ian McMahon

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"A Child in Whom Death Dances Exultantly:" Scenes of Melancholia in Elias Khoury's Gate of the Sun, Alana May Pagano

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The Language of Dystopia, Sidney Woodson Peery

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Sister, Mother, Daughter, Friend: An analysis of Solidarity and Womanhood in Tracy Brown's "White Lines", Latika Juanita Price

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Ideological Infection in Dostoevsky's "Demons", Sam Joshua Reed

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Emily Dickinson "In Waters Green": Skepticism - Lexicography - Sublimity, Jonathan Martin Repetti

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A Path of Stories Wrapped Around Itself: A translation and aesthetic reading of Guillermo Meneses’ short story “La Mano Junto al Muro”, Samuel Rotter Bechar

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From Jonathan Edwards to Anne Truitt: Experiences of Space in American Culture, Kristen M. Schmitz

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Five Stars: Contemporary Review and Literary Discourse, Maxwell Louis Sims

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Imagined England: Readers and Writers in the Twelfth to Fourteenth Centuries, Justin Adam Tobey

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The Price of Personhood in War, Bach Tuong Tong

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From a Youth to a Knight: A Study of Identity in Arthurian Romance, Lindsay Josephine Watson

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"A Perfect Labyrinth of Limitations": Confronting the Restrictions of Societal Roles in James Baldwin's Fiction, Natalie Sophia West

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Navigating the New World: The Double as Vehicle in "Edgar Huntly", Kevin Tarik Bakry

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The Hall of Effigies, Duncan Randolph Henry Barile

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Saintly Victim(s), Savage Assailants: Race, Rape and, Media Portrayals of the Central Park Jogger Case, Thomas Palacios Beddall

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Viewing the Whale: Space, Time, and the Imagination in "Moby-Dick" and Comics, Garrett Sterling Bond

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Method can be Madness: "Mrs.Dalloway" and its unique take on madness and sanity, Jessica Leslie Boyd

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“Nothing But Blows”: Herman Melville and the Contagion of Authority, Conrad Irving Brittenham

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"Recipes Like Floating Islands:" Recipe, Autobiography, and Memory in The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book, Chloe Alice Chappe

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Reading Playfully: A New Branch of Criticism for The Digital Age, Enzo Cnop

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Afrofuturism:The artistic manifestation of otherness through science fiction, Brandon John Lee Cunningham

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The Portrait of the Artist in a Mirror: The Refraction of Joyce in Nabokov's Fiction, Rebecca Frances Dangoor

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The Temptation of Sherlock Holmes: Aesthetics, Expectations, and the Gothic, Sarah M. Davin

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Observations on the Nature of Translation: El murmullo de las abejas, Gerardo Fuentes

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A Collection of Short Stories in Translation: The Andalusian Shawl, Claire Marie Gotch

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Worldly Things: Poetry and Propaganda In America, Claire Godwyn Harvey

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Into Their Hands: Selected Letters and Poems of Marina Tsvetaeva, Rainer Maria Rilke, and Boris Pasternak in English Translation, Jared Carlos Hester

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A History of Mozambican Identity as Told by Four Mozambicans, Nandhi M. Honwana

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Janko Jesensky's The Democrats: Translation form the Slovak with Commentary and Introduction, Rastislav Huba

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“All the Being and the Doing”: Time and the Role of the Artist in Virginia Woolf’s To The Lighthouse and Mrs. Dalloway, Maeve Odile Jackson-Dufault

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"When We Come Back From the War I Will Have Changed.", Sam Robert Ketchum

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The Hidden Hand: Rubbing Out The Masturbation Narratives in "Ulysses", "Lolita" and "Portnoy's Complaint", Nicholas Sanford Kiersted

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On Emily Dickinson, Zachary David Nussdorf

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Into the Parlor: the Persona of Mark Twain as Architect and Satirist of the Genteel Tradition, Morgan Ariel Oppenheimer

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Following Racialized Motherhood from the Plantation to the Courtroom, Rachel Greer Parker

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Friends, Lovers, Ideals: A Look at Sociality in Emerson, Luke R. Patterson

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Female Visions of the City: An Exploration of Urban Literature Written by Women, Leah Katherine Rabinowitz

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A Labyrinth of Mirrors: The Reader as the Writer and the Writer as the Reader in Jorge Luis Borges’ Short Fictions, Andy Byung-Ho Rim

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Intention in the World of the Apparatus, João Otávio Rosa

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The Graphic Gregor Samsa: Can Kafka's Creature Be Brought to Life?, Samantha J. Sacks

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Drawing Out the Intangible: A Study of the Depiction and Reinterpretation of Memory in Two Comics, Malkie Scarf

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Black Creoles in New Orleans (1700-1971): the life of the educated, talented, and civilized black Creoles, Troy Lenard Simon

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The Harmony of Disharmony: The Void of Language as Source of Infinite Possibility, Mikhaela Shakti Singh

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Demon or Human: The Various Identities of the Vampire Figure in Literary Narratives, Regina Keyha Smith

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Where Imagination Runs Riot: A Defense of Modern Fantasy, Annarose D. Stewart

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Castles in the Air: Thoreau's Theory of Mind, Harry Deneen Trask

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Emily Dickinson's Three Covenants: A Poet's Spiritual, Linguistic, and Readerly Imagination, James John Volpe

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"Between Sunset and River": Nabokov's Bridge to the Otherworld, Jesse R. Weiss

Projects from 2015

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Go, Litel Bok, Go: Concerns of Transmission In Troilus and Criseyde, Eric Lee Arroyo

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Rewriting Genesis: Adaptations in Twain and Woolf, Majlinda Bacaj

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Stranger Love, Alexandra Christina Baro

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Frames of Failure: Faulkner's Language of the Impossible, John Bilgin

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The Geometry of the Abyss: Varieties of Triumph in Fernando Pessoa's The Book of Disquiet, Thomas Gabriel Bowers

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How the Ghost Became Reality: The Effects of the Civil War on the Creation and Evolution of Southern Gothic Literature, Victoria Castiglione

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Not to Bring Peace, But a Mirror: A Consideration of Conceptual Poetry, Matthew William Francis Constantino

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Meeting Alphonso Lingis, Joshua Meyer Daube

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Joanne Kyger & "The Rush", Kelsey Ann Davis

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Philip Roth/Nathan Zuckerman/Philip Roth Written/Written/Unwritten, Grayson Gibbs

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Something Rotten in the State of New Jersey: The Tragedy of the Sopranos, Georgia Grace Frances Graham

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On Conversation, Eleni Lara Gray

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The Banality of The Bizarre, Kathryn Gaddis Hallowell

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The Sympathetic Oppressor, Irena Jaffe Goldstein

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Becoming Roald Dahl: The Many Contradictions of a Beloved Children’s Author, Brianne Lynn Kelly

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“You’re going to eat us. You’re going to drink our blood.” Contemporary Native American Identity Within the Prose of Sherman Alexie, Anastasha Nicole Moreno

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Apophatic Movements of the Dead Object Toward a Sadomasochistic Pornography in Samuel Beckett’s Molloy and Georges Bataille’s Story of the Eye, Jaskiran Pandher

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X: “An Exploration of Writing Under Horror”, Tekendrajeet Singh Parmar

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The Transformation of Vier Letzte Lieder, Wei Peng

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Defining (Wo)Manhood: Exploring Gender Roles in James Joyce's Ulysses, Victoria Leigh Prince

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Writing Pathology: Disease as Metaphor in Camus, Mann, and Kushner, Ardis Tennyson-Loiselle

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Carry me Along, oh Roads: Tracing urban landscapes, searching sites of memory with Baudelaire, Flaubert, Proust and Benjamin, Zoe Clair Azulay

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"Be Like Huck Finn": Twain, Education, and the Politics of Language, Jonathan Jorge Bisson

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A Grand Design Revealed! The Form and Function of Conspiracy in Contemporary Literature, Christopher John Buonanno

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There Can Be No More Coincidences: Pynchon and the Invisible Structure, Benjamin J. Conley

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Dismantling the Literary Fallout Shelter: Encounter Magazine and the Creative Ethos of the Cold War Writer, Joshua Parkin Corner

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Violence and Privacy: Inwardness in the Iliad and War Music, Robert Owen Duff

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A Study in Sherlock Holmes and Adaptability: Looking For Clues as to What Makes Watson, Adler, and Moriarty Endure, Molly Panarotti Feibel

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After the Holocaust: Storytelling in the Western Tradition, Andras Janos Ferencz

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Beautiful Women and Their Monstrous Men: An Examination of Gender Politics in “Beauty and the Beast” and “Bluebeard”, Victoria M. Fleisher

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Dissonant Ambitions: Stendhal, Balzac, and the Fluid Nature of Selfhood, Eliel Ford

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Golden City Made of Brass: The Exportation of Myth and the Construction of the Self in the Los Angeles Narrative, Nathan Ezra Gellman

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Elm Blight, Jeffrey M. Giering

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False Histories and Fractures Authors: Philip Roth's American Pastoral and John Edgar Wideman's Philadelphia Fire, Margaret M. Gushue

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Communicative Fragments: Pseudonymity, Subjectivity, & Indirect Communication in the Works of Søren Kierkegaard, Maximillian W. Hamel

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Berlin Was a Woman: Fassbinder's Appropriation and Reconstruction of Fontane's Anti-Heroine Paradigm, Melissa E. Jarrett

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The Epistemological Importance of the Body in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway, Walter James Johnson

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Solving for Nonsense: Mathematics and Lewis Carroll's Linguistic Play in the Alice Books, Kathleen M. Jump