BA, MA, and PhD Thesis Advising



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Important information for prospective BA and MA students:


Take the time to arrange a meeting with your potential thesis advisor. Discuss your project and its feasibility and find out if they have an interest in your topic.



Maps of Belonging: Black British Identity in Andrea Levy’s Fruit of the Lemon

Revolutionary Subjects: Humans and Things in Edward Carey’s Novel Little

The Novel of Becoming: Richard Flanagan’s Gould’s Book of Fish


„I simply am not there“: Life as Simulation in Bret Easton Ellis’ Novel American Psycho


The Space of Memory in Alistair MacLeod’s No Great Mischief 


At the Species Juncture: Humanity and Humility in Yann Martel’s The High Mountains of Portugal

Guilty of Being Quilty: Stitching the Case of Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace

All Creatures Great and Small: (Neo-)Victorian Fossil Hunting in Tracy Chevalier’s Novel Remarkable Creatures


The Art of Mourning: Verbal Pentimento in Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch

The Thing on the String: The Art of Theft in John Banville’s The Blue Guitar


Surfaces and Depths: The Geography of the Artistic Consciousness in Gerald Murnane’s Novel The Plains

The Poetics of the Miniature in Jessie Burton’s Novel The Miniaturist

The Myth of an Artist: Anne Carson’s Autobiography of Red

Public and Private Memory in Waltz with BashirA Lebanon War Story by Ari Folman and David Polansky


The Dionysian and the Orphean: Jim Morrison’s Poetic Ventures

Art and Authenticity in Tom McCarthy’s Men in Space

Shakespeare Subverted: World as Carnival in Terry Pratchett’s Wyrd Sisters