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ISSN: 2041-6776

Dissertations Modules and Essays
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Dissertation Titles (and link)


Q33406 - English Dissertation (Full Year)
The term 'in-yer-face' is an increasingly inadequate lable with which to define a key period of British theatre history. Do you agree? Natalie Henderson
BA (Hons) English
Marriage and Same-Sex Relationships: How do LGBT Christians in the General Synod construct their sexual and religious identity?

Ruth Hollingsworth
BA (Jt Hons) English and Hispanic Studies

To what extent are Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness (1899) and William Golding's The Spire (1967) existentialist texts? George Lawley
BA (Hons) English

The Fetishisation of the Phone: A Multimodal Critical Discourse Analysis of Camera-Phone Advertising 

Fiona Postans
BA (Hons) English

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Module and Essay Titles (and link)


Q33109 - Language and Feminism

Men Going Their Own Way: an exploration of in-group and out-group positioning on the r/MGTOW subreddit

Ben Lomas
BA (Jt Hons) English and Philosophy

Q33125 - Advanced Stylistics
Write a 3,500-word essay developing a stylistic analysis of a literary text of your choice which incorporates a discussion of a theoretical issue or framework in the field of Stylistics and evaluates it critically in light of the stylistic analysis.

Ellie Rika
BA (Hons) English

Q333IE - Island and Empire

What role does domestic space play in texts concerned with the experiences of British imperialism in South Asia?

Emily Brazier
BA (Hons) English

Q33382 - Wilde and James

Wilde and James caused public scandals due to their frank handling of themes of transgressive sexuality. Discuss this topic in relation to texts by both Wilde and James. You may treat sexual transgression and/or other kinds of transgression.

Jaya Prabhakar
BA (Hons) English
Q33396 - Single Author Study (Lawrence Strand)  
Lawrence claimed that the central theme of The Rainbow was 'woman becoming individual, self-responsible, taking her own initiative'. How is this theme explored in two or more texts on this module?

Jade Braham
BA (Hons) English

Q33397 - Dark Futures, Tainted Pasts  
A Brave New Postmodern Ustopia: (pre-)figurations of neoliberal capitalist realism in H.G. Wells' A Modern Utopia and Aldous Huxley's Brave New World.

Christopher Griffin
BA (Hons) English

Q33398 - Reformation and Revolution

How did the Prominence of Syphilis in the 16th and 17th Centuries Affect the Presentation of Sex Workers in John Marston's The Dutch Courtesan?

Jean Squires
BA (Hons) English

Q33602 - Modern Irish Drama and Literature
'The social and cultural position of woma has historically been one of symbolic centrality and subjective disavowal as both colonial ideology and nationalist movements promoted feminized concepts of the nation, while subordinating women in everyday life'. How do two writers studied on this module rearticulate female subjectivity in twentieth century Ireland?

Isobel Frost
BA (Hons) English


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