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The Department of English and Creative Writing are active in research.

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  • 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
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