Oxford DPhil Theses in Czech Literature

A number of doctoral theses in Czech literature have been supervised at the University of Oxford and completed since 2001. These are their titles, with links to full catalogue details:

Jane Keat : Projections in black and white : cinematic construction / construction of a cinematic in Czech poetist prose of the 1920s : 2001.

Sioned Puw Rowlands : Marginal politics : the aesthetic and the essayistic in selected writings by Twm Morys, Václav Havel and Bohumil Hrabal : 2002 [i.e. 2003].

  • Published as: Rowlands, Sioned Puw, Hwyaid, Cwningod a Sgwarnogod: Esthetig Radical Twm Morys, Václav Havel a Bohumil Hrabal (Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru / University of Wales Press, 2006).

Manuela Eugenia Gheorghe : Boundaries in motion : Christian initiation and literary discourse in Vasile Andru's and Daniela Hodrová's fiction : 2005.

  • Published as: Gheorghe, Manuela Eugenia, Boundaries in Motion: Christian Initiation and Literary Discourse in Vasile Andru's and Daniela Hodrová's Fiction, 1st ed. (Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého, 2008).

Vanda Pickett : Consciousness of fiction : structures of narrative uncertainty in the prose of Richard Weiner : 2006.

James Partridge : The Narrative Poetry of Vladimír Holan, 1939-1955 : 2007 [i.e. 2008].

See also: James Naughton : The Reception in Nineteenth-Century England of Czech Literature and of the Czech Literary Revival : Cambridge 1977, PhD 1978. The complete thesis is available for download and use (with appropriate citations, of course).

Last updated: January 2018