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Dissertations & Theses

Numerous theses have been published on the works of Julian Barnes. If you have written a thesis not listed here, or if you would like to have your thesis published on the Julian Barnes Website, please email the webmaster.

2016 - "Postmodernism and the Short STory: A Discussion of Julian Barnes' Pulse," Antonia König. Philosophischen Fakultät der Universität Rostock, Britische Literatur/Anglistische Literaturwissenschaft.

2015 - "The Compositional and Linguistic Markers of Hypertextuality in the Novel by Julian Barnes A History of the World in 10½ Chapters", Anna Shlipatska. MA thesis, Odessa National I.I. Mechnikov University, Department of Lexicology and Stylistics of the English Language, 2015.

2014 - Englishness, Englishness Identità nazionale nei romanzi di Julian Barnes. Sara Alessio. University of Bologna Alma Mater Studiorum in Postcolonial, Comparate and Modern Literatures, 2014.

2012 - Flaubert's Parrot: la metafora comune alla base della genesi letteraria - Antonella Tauro, University of Pisa

2011 - Flaubert's Reflection: On the Postmodern Reversing of Realism in Julian Barnes's Flaubert's Parrot - Remy L. Overkempe, VU University Amsterdam [BA Thesis]

2009 - Engendered Edens: Postmodern Landscapes in Novels by John Fowles and Julian Barnes - Jill Elizabeth Wagner, (Ph.D.) Indiana University of Pennsylvania, May 2009

2009 - Story and History: The Reconciliation of Realist and Postmodern Approaches in Julian Barnes's Fiction Alexandra Medzibrodszky, Eötvös Lorand University (ELTE), Budapest, Hungary [in English]

2008 - Arthur & George por Julian Barnes – na Pista de um Crime sem Castigo - Anabela Cristina Antunes Pereira, Vila Real

2008 - Julian Barnes and the Postmodern Problem of Truth - Abigail G. Dalton, Wellesley College [Honors English]

2007 - The Search is All?: The Pursuit of Meaning in Julian Barnes's Flaubert's Parrot, Staring at the Sun and A History of the World in 10½ Chapters Wojciech Drag, (MA Literature, Culture and Society) University of Glamorgan, September 2007

2005 - (Post)Structural Notions of Language and History in the Novels of Julian Barnes - Daria Przybyla, University of Silesia [BA Thesis]

2004 - Reality, History and Simulacra: 3 Novels of Julian Barnes - Sara Ricci, UNIVERSITA' DEGLI STUDI DI MACERATA 26 NOVEMBER 2004

2003 - Orientierungskrisen in der englischen Literatur des 20. Jahrhunderts: Ford Madox Fords The Good Soldier und Julian Barnes' Flaubert's Parrot (Crisis and Orientation in Twentieth Century English Literature: Ford Madox Ford's The Good Soldier and Julian Barnes's Flaubert's Parrot) - Swantje Christina Möller, University of Cologne [MA Thesis]

2002-03 - FENOMENOLOGIE E CORTOCIRCUITI DELLA DUPLICAZIONE. UN'ANALISI DI ENGLAND, ENGLAND DI JULIAN BARNES - Ilaria Anichini, UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI PISA (FACOLTÀ DI LINGUE E LETTERATURE STRANIERE)

2001 - Vermittlung von Geschichte(n) in Julian Barnes Romanen Staring at the Sun, The Porcupine und England, England [Mediation of stories and history in Julian Barnes' novels Staring at the Sun, The Porcupine and England, England] - Panayotis Papaspyrou. Englisches Seminar der Philosophischen Fakultät der Universität zu Köln, 2001. [Available in PDF courtesy of the author.]

2001 - LO SGUARDO DEFORMANTE: GELOSIA E INTERPRETAZIONE STORICA IN BEFORE SHE MET ME DI JULIAN BARNES - Silvia Testa, UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI BERGAMO (FACOLTÀ DI LINGUE E LETTERATURE STRANIERE)

2001 - Inventing Towards Truth: Theories of History and the Novels of Julian Barnes - James E. Martin, M.Ed., M.A. (Master of Arts) University of Arkansas.

This list is incomplete and needs your help. If you have written or are aware of theses not listed on this page, please contact the webmaster. Theses posted here are done so with the permission of the authors.