Dissertations

From Taniquetil to Orodruin: The Portrayal of Mountains and Caves in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Legendarium

Doctoral student:
Maddi Susperregui Mugica
Year:
2021
University:
UPV/EHU
Director(s):
David Río

Radical Environmentalism and Literature: An Analysis of Nature, Environment, Exploitation and Direct Action

Doctoral student:
Gorka Braceras Martínez
Year:
2021
University:
UPV/EHU
Director(s):
Amaia Ibarraran

The Problems of Progress in Anglo-American Canonical High Fantasy 1889-2001: Ursula K. Le Guin’s Revision of William Morris and J.R.R. Tolkien’s Inheritance

Doctoral student:
Jon Alkorta Martiartu
Year:
2019
University:
UPV/EHU
Director(s):
Martin Simonson y Raúl Montero

Views of Native Americans in Contemporary US Cinema

Doctoral student:
Mª Elena Serrano Moya
Year:
2019
University:
Universidad de Alcalá
Director(s):
Julio Cañero y David Río

Arc of the Absent Author: Thomas Pynchon's Trajectory from Entropia to Grace

Doctoral student:
Mathew Clayton Cissell
Year:
2017
University:
UPV/EHU
Director(s):
Mª Felisa López y Ángel Chaparro

Perspectivas ecofeministas en la prosa chicana de los noventa

Doctoral student:
Maite Aperribay Bermejo
Year:
2017
University:
UPV/EHU
Director(s):
David Río

Dangerous and Indifferent Ground: Naturalism and Regionalism in Annie Proulx's Fictional Realm

Doctoral student:
Maja Daniel
Year:
2017
University:
UPV/EHU
Director(s):
David Río

Mendi Literatura: Narratiba Biografikoaren Azterketa Konparatiboa

Doctoral student:
Haritz Monreal Zarraonandia
Year:
2016
University:
UPV/EHU
Director(s):
Jon Kortazar & David Río

Literary Portraits of Basque-American Women: From Shadow to Presence

Doctoral student:
Victoria Bañales Atxirika
Year:
2015
University:
UPV/EHU
Director(s):
David Río

La Frontera, Borders and Transborders. Reflections of the Borderlands in Chicana Literature (Early 20th-21st Century)

Doctoral student:
Matxalen Antxustegi-Etxiarte
Year:
2015
University:
UPV/EHU
Director(s):
Amaia Ibarraran-Bigalondo

Contemporary Mormon Literature: Phyllis Barber's Writing

Doctoral student:
Ángel Chaparro Sáinz
Year:
2011
University:
University of Basque Country
Director(s):
David Río

Frank Bergon's New Western Fiction

Doctoral student:
Monika Madinabeitia Medrano
Year:
2006
University:
University of Basque Country
Director(s):
David Río

El ritual iniciático en la narrativa de Cormac McCarthy

Doctoral student:
Montserrat Beatriz Morlas Pombo
Year:
2003
University:
University of Basque Country
Director(s):
David Río

La figura del héroe en Melmoth the Wanderer, de Charles Robert Maturin

Doctoral student:
Charlie Jorge Fernández
Year:
2018
University:
UPV/EHU
Director(s):
Raquel Merino & Angel Chaparro

Hegemony and Spatial Articulation: The Case of George R.R. Martin’s Secondary World

Doctoral student:
Aitor Seijas Conde
Year:
2021
University:
UPV/EHU
Director(s):
Martin Simonson & Raúl Montero

The Challenge of the Contemporary Theatre Director Bringing King Lear to Stage

Doctoral student:
Sandra López de Maturana Sanchiz
Year:
2020
University:
UPV/EHU
Director(s):
David Río

The Bloody Road to Equality: The Portrayal and Evolution of Females in 20th and 21st Century US Mainstream Vampire Novels

Doctoral student:
Alba Picado Vallejo
Year:
2018
University:
UPV/EHU
Director(s):
Martin Simonson