Recently completed PhDs

NameTitle
Hawzhen Ahmed "Internal Orients": Literary Representations of Colonial Modernity and the Kurdish "Other" in Turkey, Iran and Iraq 
Shokhan Ahmed The Visual Spectacle of Witchcraft in Jacobean Plays
Najah Al-Jahdali Hijazi Idioms of Body Parts: A Study based on Cognitive Semantics
Amer Al-Taher Seduction and Resistance in the Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Novel
Nouf Almutairi Cognitive Disability and Detection in Contemporary Literature
Najah Alzoubi Family Disintegration in Tennessee Williams' Selected Plays
Rachel Anchor Curating the Crimea
Ruth Ashton Modes of Parenting in Nineteenth-Century Literature (Victorian Studies)
Danielle Benyon-Payne Literary Representations of Suicide in Nineteenth-Century Gothic (Victorian Studies)
Jenny Bloodworth Clotilde Graves: Journalist and Playwright (Victorian Studies)
Susan Boettcher The Journals of Adlard Welby, 1843-56 (Victorian Studies)
Ruth Bromiley From (Wo)man to Man: A Reconsideration of Olive Schreiner's Quest for Equality
Jade Broughton The influence of popular culture on F.Scott Fitzgerald's short stories
Anjna Chouhan Shakespearean Drama in the Victorian period (Victorian Studies)
Lisa Coar Androgynous Anatomies: Anorexic Ambiguities in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture (Victorian Studies)
Halla Diyab Crossing the Margin: Minorities and Marginality in the Drama of Tennessee Williams
Zoe Enstone Representations of Nimue and Morgan Le Fay in Arthurian Literature
Rasha Gazzaz American Women Writers
Janette Gilbert Differentiating Northern Middle English: An Identification of Dialectal Features Specific to Areas of Northern English
Doaa Hamada Race and Gender in Margaret Walker
Ian Higgins Bored Victorians: A Cultural History of Ennui in the Age of Industry (Victorian Studies)
Elizabeth Howard-Laity Modern Literature and Gender Studies
Shazia Jagot The Influence of Perso-Arabian Philosophy on Chaucer's concept of Fin' Amors
Sabyn Javeri Victims or Witches: the Portrayal of Women in South Asian Literature
Natalie Jones The iconographic depiction of Christ in the Christological Middle English lyrics
Rob Jones II

A Steady Connection: The Philosophical and Aesthetic Influence of William S. Burroughs and the Cut-Up Method

Irina Kyulanova A Comparative Study of the Representations of War for and by Young Adults in Contemporary Novels and Memoirs
Kangqin Li John Updike and the Visual Aesthetics of the Form of Short Fiction
Catherine Malcolmson Constructing Charles Dickens, 1900-40 (Victorian Studies)
Julia Malkin Creative PhD: A collection of poems which explore the workings of the mind, perceptions of the world and coping strategies of a person with Asperger syndrome
Rasha Maqableh The Orient in James Joyce
Keith McDonald Marvell and privacy
Clare Mendes Representations of the New Woman in the 1890s Woman’s Press (Victorian Studies)
Dania Meryan Post-Emancipation Resistance in Caribbean Literature
Hannah Miodrag Comics and Language
Claire O'Callaghan Sarah Waters
Elham Nilchian A Psychoanalytical Study in English Romantic Poetry and Persian Sufi Poetry
Pamela Ormrod A Re-evaluation of the Novels of Dinah Mulock Craik (Victorian Studies)
Katie Palmer Heathman The debased street music of the vulgar: Folk song, the Novel and the City in late nineteenth and early twentieth century Britain (Victorian Studies)
Nazia Parveen Aestheticism in Pre-Raphaelitism and Science (Victorian Studies)
Jonathan Potter Visuality and Representation in British Fiction 1840-1870 (Victorian Studies)
Owen Roberson The Reception of Satan in Germanic Europe
Rashwan Salih A Functional Analysis of Discourse Markers in English and Kurdish: A Comparative Study
Chia-Ling She (Un)grasping Subalterns' Voices: Third-World Women Writers in the Postcolonial Era
Anita Sivarkumaran Creative PhD: Feminist re-telling of stories from Hindu myth and folklore
Sonia Suman Pulpit and Performance in Elizabethan London
Kristan Tetens Hall Caine's 'Mahomet': Religion, Empire, and Dramatic Censorship in Late-Victorian Britain (Victorian Studies)
Rory Waterman Belonging and Estrangement in Contemporary British Poetry

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