The Department of English and Creative Writing are active in research.
- Recently Completed Ph.D Student Theses
Con Anemogiannis: Creative Writing. A Novel, Plus a Critique/Thesis/Exegesis Titled, The Monster as the Holy Grail in Literature and Cinema the Changing role of Jeopardy in Narrative
Michelle Aung Thin: "The skin of a writer:
Part one: Winsome of Rangoon (provisional title) - a novel
Part two: Skin, writing and ethics in the representation of Anglo-Burmese subjectivity"
Leila Binder: Creative Writing: Self Invention in Settler Cultures Gillian Britton: A Literary Exploration of the Familial, Generational and gender Influences of Belief Shannon Burns: The Trauma Aesthetic: the works of W.G. Sebald, J.M. Coetzee and Thomas Pynchon Charles Canning: Creative Writing Novel Emma Carmody: Transposition - Poetry and Cinema Megan Clark: Creative writing - Novel Plus Exegesis on Indigenous Story-Telling and Modernism Rebekah Clarkson: Remembering What Never Happened: A Collection of Interconnecting Short Literary Fiction and Exploration of the Subconscious Processes Involved in Creating It Emily Cock: The Representation of Prostitution in Seventeenth Century Popular Literature Benjamin Crisp: Novel: Maps and Cartography Throughout History as Metaphors for Meaning in Literature Vs "The Hero's Journey" Helen Dinmore: Creative Writing - Literary Fiction Denise George: Biography of Nick Mount: Glass Artist Vaishnavi Heath: Bengali Literature Maya Linden: Desire and Its Disastrous Results: Re-Examining Morality and Ambivalence in the Literature of Feminine Masochism Lisa Lines: Novel/Set Trade in Thailand Geraldine Love: The Writing of a Novella and the Study of It's Form and History Lauren Lovett: Creative Writing - Fiction Novel and Exegesis - Conflict Theory and its Impact on Writing Damien Marwood: Postmodernity, Postcoloniality, and the Ethics of Mourning: Special Politics in the Works of Thomas Pynchon, S. Rushdie & J. M. Coetzee Mary Mather: Point of View in a Novel about a Divided Society Emma McEwin: Family Memoir Dennis McIntosh: Part 2 Memoirs - Masculinity Rachael Mead Dark Green: A Collection of Poems on Environmental Themes Natasha Molt: An Exploration of a Fictional Characters's Search for Meaning and Authenticity Vanna Morosini: A full length novel exploring issues around trauma and cativity Patricio Munoz: Creative Writing Heath Nash: Novel and Exegesis Exploring Noir Fiction & Violence Martina Newhook: The Role of Narrative in Corporate Environments Carly Osborn: Girard and Tragedy Madeleine Seys: Fashioned Fictions: Femininity, Dress and Genre in Victorian Literature Heather Sladdin: 'The White Crane ' a Poetic Novel Reginald Taylor: A Novel Based on harry Taylor & Accompanying Exegesis, 'The Utopian in a Faithless Age' Christine Velde: Memoir: Expatriates Experiences, Shanghai, China Jessica Wallace: A Novel and Exegesis Around the Possibility of Freedom from Narcissistic Capture in Children's Stories and Family Histories Bryan Whalen: Of The Earth: An In-Depth Creative Enquiry into Travel and Transportation Sean Williams: Original Novel Plus Research into Crime and Science Fiction
- Recently Completed M.Phil (Arts) & M.Arts Student Theses
Robert Horne: Collection of Related Short Stories Joanna Jarose: Creative Writing Specialising in Fantasy, an Research of Same Genre Anna Szorenyi: Intimate Dislocations: Telling Vera's Story (A Memoir) Steven Havis: Morality and Secular Humanism in the Fiction of Ian McEwan Shannon Lambert: The Human/Animal Relationships in Early Modern England Angus Love: Deleuze, Tragedy and Catharsis Gretta Mitchell: Illegible Narratives: Towards a Queer Violation of Life Story