Dissertations

Completed/published

Short Title People Involved Related Fields
L'Autre en Mouvement: Representations of the Postcolonial Urban Other in Contemporary Metropolitan French Literature, Art and Cinema (2014) Claire Mouflard
Adviser: Richard Watts
Culture, Film/Cinema, Francophone, French, Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, Literature, Literature and Other Arts, Postcolonial
"Le clair-obscur « extrême contemporain » : Pascal Quignard, Pierre Michon, Patrick Modiano et Pierre Bergounioux" (2013) Julia Holter
Adviser: Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen
Culture, French, Literature
"Playwrights on the Threshold Between Stage and Study: paratexts and polemical texts in seventeenth century French theater" (2012) Jessica N. Kamin
Adviser: Geoffrey Turnovsky
17th Century, Culture, Drama, French, Literature
"'Petrarquisant sur l'horrible' in Les Fleurs du Mal; Eros and the Art of Poetry, from the Troubadours to Baudelaire" (2011) Laureta Mema French, Literature, Poetry and Poetics
"Transcending the Political: Irene Nemirovsky's Cosmopolitan Account of War and Exile" (2011) Lisa Friedli
Adviser: Douglas Collins
20th Century, French, Literature
"Pedagogically Speaking: Francophone Women's Autobiography and the Learning" (2010) Lisa Connell
Adviser: Richard Watts
Autobiography, Biography, and Life Writing, Francophone, Literature
"At the Crossroads of Colonialism, Empire and Revolution: The 'Old Colonies' in French Literature 1788-1848" (2010) Yuqiu Meng
Adviser: Richard Watts
18th Century, 19th Century, Francophone, Literature
"Paradoxical Dialectic in Valéry" (2010) Insook Webber
Adviser: Douglas Collins
French, Literature
"Contingency and Connotation in the 13th-Century Old French" (2010) James Terry
Adviser: Denyse Delcourt
French, Medieval
"Cioran ou le français malgré lui (Poétique et politique d’un imaginaire linguistique)" (2009) Otilia Baraboi
Adviser: Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen
French, Literature
"Le Poète dans la cité: Figures de l'intellectuel a la fin du Moyen Âge" (2007) Anne Miller
Adviser: Eugene Vance
French, Literature, Medieval
"Masters and Rebels in Raoul de Cambrai and the Cycles des Barons Revoltes" (2005) Sandra Evans
Adviser: Eugene Vance
French, Literature, Medieval
"Fort Apache: The Literary Lives of the Parisian Banlieue Savage" (2005) John Matthies
Adviser: Douglas Collins
Francophone, French, Literature
"Automatic Writing: History from Mesmer to Breton" (2004) Diane Dearmont
Adviser: Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen
20th Century, French, Literature
"Imaginative Possession: Charlemagne and the East from Einhard to the voyage of Charlemagne" (2004) Anne Latowsky
Adviser: Eugene Vance
Culture, French, Literature, Medieval
"Laurent de Premierfait's Les Cent Nouvelles: An Emblem for Cultural Appropriation in 16th Century French" (2003) Linda Beck
Adviser: Mary O'Neil
16th Century, Culture, French, Literature
"Epic Lessons: Pedagogy and National Narrative in the Epic Poetry of Early Modern France" (2003) Katherine Maynard
Adviser: Denyse Delcourt
French, Literature, Medieval, Poetry and Poetics