DIPLOMARBEITEN UND MASTERARBEITEN
(kein Anspruch auf Vollständigkeit)

2018

Standhartinger, Kilian. Relationship Dynamics and Sexuality in Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita and Lana Del Rey's Lyrics and a Didactic Approach to the Topic. (Grabher)

Rüdisser, Theresa. Jonathan Safran Foer's Extremelx Loud and Incredibly Close & Don DeLillo's Falling Man as a Representation of the American Mind after 9/11. (Grabher)

Weiss, Lisa. Hearts Torn Apart: Being a Slave and a Mother as Portrayed in Harriet Ann Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Toni Morrison's Beloved and Margaret Walker's Jubilee, and a Didactic Approach to the Topic. (Grabher)

2017

Regner, Denise. Women in Early American Film. The Concept of Womanhood in the Silent Film Era during the 1910s and 1920s. (Quendler)

Bortot, Sara. Silence in Emily Dickinson's Poetry. And a Didactic Adaptation of the Topic for the English Class Room. (Grabher)

Eßl, Christina. powHERful poetry. The Poetry of Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, and Audre Lorde as Reassessment of the African-American Female Voice; And a Didactic Approach to the Topic. (Grabher)

Figl, Julia. Editing Religion in Barbary Coast Captivity Narratives: A Comparison of the French, English and German Version of Emanuel D'Aranda's Algiers and it's Slavery. (Klarer, Auböck)

Fischer, Sara. For Better, for Worse... Until Death Do Us Part? - Marriage and Infidelity in The Scarlet Letter, The Awakening and The Great Gatsby. (Grabher)

Frick, Agnes Magdalena. The Effects of Western Beauty Ideals on Black Adolescents in The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison, Coffee Will Make You Black by April Sinclair, and The Girl Who Fell from the Sky by Heidi W. Durrow and a Didactic Approach to the Topic. (Grabher)

Gasser, Birgit. The Role of Religion Enabling Escape: Three Barbary Captivity Narratives and a Didactic Approach to the Topic. (Klarer, Spindler)

Gosch, Thomas. Emanuel D'Aranda's History of Algiers: Transcription and its School Use. (Klarer, Spindler)

Grossgasteiger, Daniela.The Struggle for Liberation of Black Women in Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God and Alice Walker's The Color Purple. (Quendler)

Holztrattner, Julia-Magdalena. Marvel's First Feminist Heroine? Misogyny and Sexism in Gendered Visual and Narrative Patterns and Their Implications for Feminism in Marvel's Jessica Jones. (Klecker)

Niedermaier, Josefa Antonie. Body and Relationship Politics in Game of Thrones. (Quendler)

Novkovic, Natasa. One Story, Three Modes of Presentation: The Example of Game of Thrones and Its Use for the Classroom. (Klarer)

Pescolderungg, Irene. The Concept of the Self in E. E. Cummings and its application in the English Classroom. (Grabher)

Schmid, Theresa Allegra. Male and Female Self-Reliance in Dead Poets Society and Mona Lisa Smile and a Didactic Approach to the Topic. (Grabher)

Tiefenthaler, Sarah. A Comparative Analysis of John Davie's The History of Algiers and It's Slavery and Johann Frisch's Der Schauplatz Barbarischer Schlaverey and the Relevance and Usage of Slave Narratives in the English language classroom. (Klarer)

Verdross, Cornelia. The Pusuit of Happiness - by All Means? An Anlaysis of Susanna Rowson's Charlote Temple. A Tale of Truth (1791/94), Edith Wharton's The Age of Innocence (1920) and Eugene O'Neill's Strange Interlude (1928) with a Didactic Approach to the Topic. (Grabher)

Wright, Natasha Patricia.The Southern Belle in Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, Summer and Smoke and Spring Storm and a Didactic Approach to the Topic. (Grabher)

2016

Demanega, Bettina. Beyond the Obvious: The Flow Lifestyle of Adventure Sports Athletes. (Quendler)

Fischer, Sara. For Better, for Worse... Until Death Do Us Part? - Marriage and Infidelity in The Scarlet Letter, The Awakening and The Great Gatsby. (Grabher)

Hellmayr Barbara. Louisiana's Civil Rights Struggle: An Analysis of the Role of Ruby Bridges in the Civil Rights Movement and its Use in the Classroom. (Klarer, Bahn)

Gründhammer, Hannes. Faith and Religious Relations of the Barbary Coast Islam, Christianity and Renegade. (Klarer)

Gstrein, Sarah. Genre, Gender and Cultural Stereotypes: Mario Puzo's The Fortunate Pilgrim (1965) and The Godfather (1969). (Quendler)

Kapplmüller Andrea.The Death of a Beautiful Young Woman in Nineteenth Century Short Stories and a Didactic Approach to the Topic. (Grabher)

Katz, Michelle Joan: The Unbearable Death. American Women´s Child Elegies and an Adaptation of the Topic for the Classroom. (Grabher)

Polland, Karin. Poe's Menagerie of the Sublime. The Metamorphosis of a Black Cat, a Fiery-Colored Horse, and a Death's-Head Hawkmoth into Animals of the Sublime. (Grabher)

Van Zyl, Christine. South Africa's Post-Apartheid As Reflected in Film. (Quendler)

2015

Breitenlechner, Hannes. The Art of the Arc: The Development of Character Arcs in Narratively Complex Television Series. (Klarer, Klecker)

Filzer, Katharina. It's A Bird ... It's A Plane ... It's A Woman! The Roles and the Portrayal of Female Characters in Superhero Comic Books of 1940s and 1950s. (Quendler)

Frick, Hanna."Motivation in American Crime Fiction: Four Literary Examples."(Grabher)

Goss, Rebecca. How I Met Your Mother: A Complex Love Story Told Backwards. (Klarer, Klecker)

Lechner, Karin. The Failure of the Pursuit of Happiness in Edith Wharton's Works "Bunner Sisters", Twilight Sleep, and "The Pretext". (Grabher)

Maaß, Clemens. The Tao of Steinbeck: Looking for Taoist Principles in The Pearl and Cannery Row. (Grabher)

Miggitsch, Isabella. The Narratives of Felice Caronni and Eliza Bradley: Two Barbary Coast Captivity Accounts. (Klarer, Auböck)

Mosser, Eva-Maria. The "Bagnio Society" in Barbary Captivitiy - A Descriptive Analysis of its Social Organization and Interaction and a Didactic Analysis of its Applicabiltiy in Class. (Klarer, Auböck)

Oberkalmsteiner, Martina. The Father-Daughter Relationship with a Special Focus on the Absent Father Figure in American Modern Drama and a Didactic Approach to the Topic. (Grabher)

Preglau, Fabian. Divorce in Edith Wharton's Short Stories. (Grabher)

Rainer, Verena. "True Blood": The Transformation of the Gothic Horror Genre and the Vampire in Contemporary Television. (Quendler)

Rass, Theresa. Generations of Outsiders: Marginality in Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises, Jack Kerouac's On the Road, and Douglas Coupland's Generation X. (Grabher)

Sparer, Almut. Emily Dickinson's Poems on Pain: Metaphorical Mediation of Pain Experience in Selected Poems. (Grabher)

Stenico, Christian. Storytellers: Narrative Voices in Recent American Television Series. (Klarer)

Stifter, Katharina. "Forever - is composed of Nows". The Perception and Appreciation of Time in Mitch Albom's the Time Keeper and Thornton Wilder's Our Town. (Grabher)

Zwerger, Martina. Who am I? Identity Crisis and the Search for a "New" Cultural Identity in Three Chicano Novels. (Grabher)

2014

Auböck, Tobias. Easier Imagined Than Described: Femininity and Fictionality in American Barbary Coast Captivity Narratives. (Klarer)

Berchtold, Caroline. The Effects of Anthropomorphizing Dogs on the Human-Dog Relationship: An Analysis of Mark Twain's "A Dog's Tale," Paul Auster's Timbuktu and Jack London's The Call of the Wild. (Grabher)

Burger, Deborah. Between Imagination, Illusion and Reality: The Representation of Near-Death Experience in American Short Stories. (Klarer)

Ebenkofler, Jasmin. The Unquiet Mind: Madness as the Ultimate Weapon of the Voiceless Other. (Grabher)

Giacomozzi, David. Overcoming Nada: The Quest for Immortality in Hemingway's the Sun Also Rises, For Whom the Bell Tolls, and the Old Man and the Sea. (Grabher)

Hagleitner, Karin. The Exploitation of Immigrants in the United States at the Beginning of the 20th Cenutry as Represented in Upton Sinclair's Novel The Jungle. (Grabher)

Haslinger, Verena. The Civil Rights Movement in The United States as Reflected in Film. (Klarer, Bahn)

Herzog, Simone. Obsessed with Sucess: Autobiographies by Famous American Athletes. (Grabher)

Hinteregger, Isabelle. Overcoming the "No Name"-Issue-The Development of Female Identity in Selected 20th -Century Chinese-American Novels. (Grabher)

Hofer, Roberta. " ... controlled by the world's greatest puppeteer". Human Marionettes on the Borders of Fiction in Film, Literature, and Live Performance. (Klarer)

Kratky, David. Reviewing Exploitation Cinema: Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez's Grindhouse. (Quendler)

Martinelli, Evelyn. A Didactic Approach to the Theses American Dream or American Nightmare? The Corruption of the American Dream in F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, and Upton Sinclair's The Jungle. (Grabher)

Meller, Valerie. "What Did I Do to Be So Black and Blue?". Blues and Jazz as a Second Language in Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, James Baldwin's "Sonny's Blues", and Toni Morrison's Jazz. (Grabher)

Rauch, Anna. The Surgeon's Stories of Pain: The Impact of Pain on Doctor-Patient Relationships as exemplified in Richard Selzer's Short Stories "Raccoon," "Brute," and "Mercy". (Grabher)

Zwicknagl Celina. Female Role Models in Contemporary Young Adult Fiction. (Quendler)

2013

Auer Katharina. American narratives on identity change in Alzheimer's patients. (Grabher)

Gießler Ulrike. The impact of education on the formation of identity in two Native American autobiographies. (Grabher)

Kahler Daniela. "I wish I were in hell with a broken back": evil, suffering, and transgression in Billy Wilder's films. (Klarer)

Kruger, Martin. The Psychologic and Social Changes of the Great Depression and Their Impact on the American Horror Film of the 1930s. (Klarer, Klecker)

Kvasznicza, Natasha. Women and AIDS in the U.S. (Grabher)

Pfattner, Elisbeth. One body, multiple logics: rethinking cultural identity by looking at contemporary Native American fiction and a didactic approach to the topic. (Grabher)

Pomaroli Bernadette. Accepting death as a teacher: women's ways of coping with terminal illness as portrayed in Gail Godwin's The good husband, Margaret Edsons's Wit and Carol Dine's Places in the bone. (Grabher)

Rainer Verena. Alcohol, the leveller of all things? Drinking and gender roles in four American short stories: "Big Blonde" (1929) by Dorothy Parker, "May Day" (1920) by F. Scott Fitzgerald, "A Domestic Dilemmna" (1951) by Carson McCullers, and "The Sorrows of Gin" (1953) by John Cheever. (Grabher)

Sailer Juliane. A Life of "Elegant Sufficiency": The depiction of female self-determination in the three early American novels The Power of Sympathy (1789 ) by William Hill Brown, Charlotte Temple (1794) by Susanna Rowson and The Coquette (1797) by Hannah Webster Foster. (Grabher)

Schaffenrath Bianca. The eternal return of the SAME in expressionist plays: Elmer Rice's The Adding Machine, Eugene O'Neill's The Emperor Jones and The Hary Ape. (Grabher)

Sturn Christina. (In-)between men: race relations, triangles, and manhood in Ernest J. Gaines' Catherine Carmier and Of love and dust. (Klarer)

Wengler Angelika. The Indian woman's quest for identity in two Native American novels: Paula Gunn Allen's Woman Who Owned the Shadows and Betty Louise Bell's Faces in the Moon, 2013. (Grabher)

Troger Lukas. The hard knock life: hip hop's fight against African American post-civil rights issues. (Grabher)

Wolters Piet. The making of Turtle Island. A sense of place in the poetry of Gary Snyder. (Grabher)

Zangerle Astrid. Surviving the body and mind split in Margaret Atwood's novles The Edible Woman, Surfacing, Bodily Harm and Oryx and Crake. (Grabher)

 

2012

Adrigan Michaela. Vampires in contemporary American gothic literature, film and television. (Grabher)

Hölzl Romana. Color symbolism and identity in Beloved, The Color Purple and For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf. (Grabher)

Kirnbauer Stephen. American transcendentalism and Dead Poets Society. (Grabher)

Kleinlercher Elisabeth Katharina. The "Feminine mystique" in Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar & Mary McCarthy's The Group. (Grabher)

Mayr, Bernhard. "Let Photography be Literary". (Klarer)

Möseneder, Julia Pamina. Shame and failure, fame and gold. The journey of the Anti-hero in Lost Generation literature.(Grabher)

Mulser, Maria. Angels of happiness: In search of their footsteps in three American short stories with a didactic approach to the topic.(Grabher)

Pole, Rachel Sara. Making the case, telling the story in The Wire. (Klarer) - Masterarbeit

Simeoni, Nadja. Law of Man or Lady justice? Sexual politics in the U.S. legal system as represented in selected examples of American film and literature. (Grabher)

Steidl, Manuela. Love, suffering and the appreciation of the moment. Concepts of the meaning of life in Thornton Wilder's "The Bridge of San Luis Rey", "The Woman of Anderson" and "Our Town". Including a didactic approach. (Grabher)

Stolz Christina. A visible mark. Strategies of coping with the stigma of disfigurement in Natalie Kusz's Road Song, Jothy Rosenberg's Who Says I Can't and Tennessee Wiliiams' The Glass Menagerie. (Grabher)

Vaclavicek, Maria. Framing invisibility in the visible. (Klarer)

Verdorfer, Kathrin. Outcasts and Anti-heroes in Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man is Hard to Find," William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily," and Kahterine Anne Porter's "He"; and a didaktic approach to the topic. (Grabher)

Zwerger, Martina. Identity crisis and the search for a "new" cultural identity in three Chicano novels. (Grabher)

2011

Adrigan, Manuela. When the woman dares to look: from an active female gaze to evil objects, 2011. (Klarer)

Kolb, Andrea. Communication, characters and conflicts, 2011. (Klarer)

Moresche, Carola. Close-ups, 2011. (Klarer)

Netzer, Martina. Traumatic brain injury and the narrative and dialogic self, 2011. (Grabher)

Popescu, Raluca. Hyphenated Identities, 2011. (Klarer)

Rahm, Bettina. The Third Man - A vision of fragmentation and ambiguitiy, 2011. (Grabher)

2010

Bargetz, Susanne. Cultural identity in advertising, 2010. (Klarer)

Bregenzer, Denise. Washington, D.C. - the murder capital: crime pattern and crime prevention in the nation's capital and a didactic approach to the topic, 2010. (Grabher)

Hölzl, Kathrin. Absent parents and troubled children. Family structures and relationships in John Irving's novels A Widow for One Year, The Forth Hand, Until I Find you. With a classroom adaption of the topic, 2010. (Grabher)

Klotz, Petra. Suffering as a theme in Alice Walker's short stories "To hell with dying," "Strong horse tea," and "Everyday use", 2010. (Grabher)

Knitel, Miriam. Intertextuality in Emir Kusturica's movies, 2010. (Klarer)

Konrad, Eva. Out of the attic: women and madness in American literature, 2010. (Grabher)

Lesky, Carina. Flesh, stone and celluloid: an exploration of urban skins, 2010. (Klarer)

Maurer, Michael. Coming attractions of mayhem: what posters and trailers (don't) try to tell us about violence in American movies, 2010. (Klarer)

Mayer, Thomas. The criminal as victim - Truman Capote's "In Cold Blood": psychological, sociological and legal approaches, 2010. (Grabher)

Schermann, Johannes. Framing the work of Winsor McCay, 2010. (Klarer)

Schneider, Oksana. The changing image of the African American family in "A raisin in the sun" by Lorraine Hansberry and "Roots" by Alex Haley, 2010. (Grabher)

Sorarui, Cristina. Ethnic perspective on making Sense of suffering in Alice Walker's "To Hell with Dying", Bharati Mukherjee's "The Management of Grief", and Sandra Cisneros' "Woman Hollering Creek", 2010. (Grabher)

Vuckovic, Snezana. Cross-cultural communication: comparison of advertisements from Austria, Serbia and the United States of America based on Hofstede's cultural dimensions, 2010. (Klarer)

Wieser, Kathrin-Stephanie. Navigating adolescence in selected American short stories and its didactic application in TESL, 2010. (Grabher)

2009

Aufschnaiter, Maria. The search for meaning in life outside consumer society in Henry David Thoreau's "Walden", Douglas Coupland's "Generation X", and Jon Krakauer's "Into the Wild", 2009. (Grabher)

Burger, Karin. Representations of motherhood in American women's plays: Marsha Norman's "night, Mother", Beth Henley's "Crimes of the Heart", Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun", and Megan Terry's "Calm Down, Mother" ; (with a didactic application of the topic), 2009. (Grabher)

Fender, Adelheid. "I lived for beauty": Estée Lauder and her horizons of female beauty, 2009. (Grabher)

Grüner, Patrick. The search for the father: father absence and the son's quest for identity as depicted in selected works of twentieth-century American literature, 2009. (Grabher)

Jung, Sigrid. Leslie Marmon Silko: native American nature writing in the southwest and its didactic realization, 2009. (Heller)

Laner, Barbara. Towards a cannibalistic aesthetic: the cannibal act as a meta-filmic reflection, 2009. (Klarer)

Mahlknecht, Johannes. The frame as part of the picture? Diegetic and extradiegetic aspects of opening and closing titles in early and comtemporary narrative cinema, 2009. (Klarer)

Oberforcher, Doris. The myth of the American west in Ken Kesey's works: One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion and Last Go Round, 2009. (Heller)

Schaller, Karin. James Baldwin's interior and exterior journeys in selected works, 2009. (Grabher)

Stecher, Katrin. Making sense of death: American poetry on the tsunami December 26, 2004 (and an application to the English class in high school), 2009. (Grabher)

Wurm, Johanna. The influence of the Bible on African American writings, 2009. (Grabher)

2008

Burger, Christina. The quest for eternal youth and beauty in American literature and film including a text-book unit entitled 'Forever Young', 2008. (Heller)

Erlacher, Andrea. Teaching the concept of emigration and immigration through a teaching unit on Eva Hoffman's autobiography "Lost in Translation" and Bharati Mukherjee's short stories "The management of grief" and "Nostalgia", 2008. (Klarer)

Grupcheva, Marina. The figure of the child in selected pieces of American literature, 2008. (Grabher)

Höfle, Angelika. The films of Mira Nair: the 21st century works of the director seen under a transnational lens, 2008. (Klarer)

Kager, Jutta. The function of myth in Rudolfo A. Anaya's trilogy Bless Me, Ultima, Heart of Aztlan, and Tortuga, 2008. (Grabher)

Monz, Birgit. Teaching intercultural competence in English foreign language learning, 2008. (Klarer)

Nagel, Christine. Criminal profiling: looking behind the mask of America's most cruel serial killers ; and a didactic approach to the topic, 2008. (Grabher)

Pettinger, Nina. First Nations in and around Vancouver: unter didaktischer Berücksichtigung des Schwerpunktes "Kanada" im Unterricht, 2008. (Grabher)

Pfattner, Elisabeth. One body, multiple logics: creating identity in contemporary native American fiction (Bone Game by Louis Owen [Owens] and Power by Linda Hogan), 2008. (Grabher)

Piffer, Valentina. Beat women writers: exploring through a feminist lens the iconoclastic behavior of Joyce Johnson, Diane di Prima and Hettie Jones, 2008. (Grabher)

Spindler, Robert. Recent westerns: deconstruction and nostalgia in centemporary western film, 2008. (Heller)

Stiebellehner, Julia. The framing, reception, and effect of traumatic cultural memory in Joy Kogawa's Obasan and Anne Michaels's Fugitive Pieces: Canadian fiction between autobiography and historiography in the light of the "Wilkomirski Affair"; a typological and didactic approach, 2008 (Klarer)

Wehinger, Monika. One nation under God: religion in American present-day politics with an approach to a classroom adaptation of the topic, 2008. (Grabher)

2007

Bernardi, Sonja. Jewishness in Bernard Malamud's "The assistant", Philip Roth's "The counterlife" and Cynthia Ozick's "The cannibal galaxy", 2007. (Heller)

Brun, Astrid. Writers of the American midwest: How Willa Cather, Sinclair Lewis and Sherwood Anderson use landscape and weather in the books "My Antonia", "Main Street" and "Winesburg, Ohio" for character development, 2007. (Grabher)

Crazzolara, Monica. Borders in Chicana literature: Gloria Anzaldua and Sandra Cisneros, 2007. (Grabher)

Gerhartz, Sabine. African American protest between non-violence and violence, 2007. (Grabher)

Graber, Sarah. Hispanic culture in the southwest, 2007. (Grabher)

Günther, Johanna. Narratology in film noir: an examination of the structures of narrative and narration and their effects on the viewer, 2007. (Klarer)

Jerkovic, Andrea. Women in hip hop and R.&B. culture: self-abasement or emancipation? 2007. (Grabher)

Klecker, Cornelia. Skip and rewind: when time gets out of line in mainstream film, 2007. (Klarer)

Leisner, Andreas. The dawn of responsibility: the dreams of time and freedom in "Waking life" and "Einstein's dreams", 2007. (Grabher)

Madersbacher, Claudia. Female African American identity in the context of family and society in Maya Angelou's autobiographical works, 2007. (Grabher)

Matuella, Marion. Films about filmmaking: illusion and anti-illusion in meta-film exemplified by Tom DiCillo's "Living in Oblivion", 2007. (Klarer)

Prantl, Philipp. A quest for justice: the American jury system and its representation in American film and literature ; with a didactic approach to the topic, 2007. (Grabher)

Sagmeister, Martina Christine. The Church of latter-day saints: a way to a better life? dealing with this topic in the classroom, 2007. (Grabher)

2006

Albrecht, Katharina. Chicana feminist spirituality as a source of resistance in Ana Castillo's "So far from god", 2006. (Grabher)

Bader, Katrin. Such stuff as "poems & dreams" are made on: the concept of the dream in the poetry of E. E. Cummings, 2006. (Grabher)

Delucca, Martin Alexander. Native sons or invisible men? the Afro-American search for identity in 20th-century America as portrayed in Richard Wright's "Native Son" and Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man", 2006. (Grabher)

Donà, Miriam. As long as I function they are powerless: women and madness in Margaret Gibson's short stories, 2006. (Grabher)

Kircher, Barbara. The notion of home in Three Asian American Novels and its didactic application in TESL: Maxine Hong Kingston's "The Woman Warrior, Bharati Mukherjee's "Jasmine", and John Okada's "No-No Boy", 2006 (Grabher)

Kraler Bergmann, Doris. Sylvia Plath's lyrical responses to works of art: a portrait of the artist(s) as mirrored in her ekphrastic poetry, 2006. (Grabher)

Marrollo, Luca. From sport to myth: baseball and football in American life and culture, 2006. (Arno Heller)

Martinelli, Evelyn. American dream or American nightmare? The corruption of the American dream in F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The great Gatsby", Arthur Miller's "Death of a salesman" and Upton Sinclair's "The jungle", 2006. (Grabher)

Pezzey, Romina. Routes and roots: Bharati Mukherjee's novels "Desirable daughters" and "The tree bride", 2006. (Scheer)

Speiser, Margit. Ennobling the trivial: Susan Sontag's "The volcano lover" ; a romance, 2006. (Grabher)

Sprenger, Simone. "She who learns must suffer": Disturbances in the field by Lynne Sharon Schwartz and "The good husband" by Gail Godwin (and dealing with death and grief in school), 2006. (Grabher)

Stark, Evelin. The aesthetics of violence in American martial arts films, 2006. (Klarer)

Summer, Carmen. Pattern or coincidence? Thorton Wilder's "The bridge of San Luis Rey" and James Redfield's "The Celestine prophecy", 2006. (Grabher)

2005

Auer, Maria. Fighting with words: the poetry of Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, and Alice Walker in reaction to the struggle for equal rights as African American women, 2005. (Grabher)

Berzler, Barbara. The silent but hot protest: jazz as a social and political voice, 2005. (Grabher)

Egle, Elisa-Katharina. The meaning of dreams in various short stories of Gail Godwin with an interdisciplinary approach to a classroom adaptation of the topic, 2005. (Grabher)

Erlacher, Andrea Maria. Identity, home, and the importance of language in Eva Hoffman`s "Lost in Translation", 2005. (Scheer)

Fazekas, Silvia. Comic and tragic aspects in selected short stories by William Faulkner and Eudora Welty, 2005. (Grabher)

Felderer, Julia. "Alone in a new-born world": a female perspective on the frontier experience, 2005. (Grabher)

Fritz, Tanja. Biblical elements in Madeleine L'Engle's fictions, 2005. (Scheer)

Frommelt, Corinna. The unlived life in Henry James: "The beast in the jungle" and "The jolly corner", 2005 (Grabher)

Karl, Margarethe. Language in Paul Auster's "City of glass", 2005. (Klarer)

Kluber, Evelyn. Connecting the past with the present to achieve wholeness: an analysis of Margaret Atwood's novels "Alias grace" and "Cat's eve", 2005. (Grabher)

Köll, Walpurga Karin. Death in postmodern American fiction, 2005. (Grabher)

Kolb, David. Cross-cultural Business Theories as a Method of Interpretation in the Humanities: Benjamin Franklin's Autobiographie in the Light of the Management Theories of Hall, Hofstede, Trompenaars and Hampden-Turner, 2005. (Klarer)

Melchart, Astrid. The healing potential of the spoken word in the Native American storytelling tradition, 2005. (Grabher)

Pescollderungg, Irene. The concept of the self in E. E. Cummings, 2005. (Grabher)

Pöschl, Andrea. James Salter's light years: a philosophy of life, 2005. (Grabher)

Rainer, Carmen. "They shut me up in prose": rejection of social and literary authorities in Emily Dickinson's poetry and life, 2005. (Grabher)

Säly, Andrea. Kate Chopin, Edith Wharton and Willa Cather vs. Victorian society: three female authors' quest for the "new woman", 2005. (Grabher)

Sternig, Kathrin. "In the name of justice": the role of the sheriff on a wild frontier, 2005 (Grabher)

Tammerl, Angelika. "Filling the void": absent parents in Gail Godwin's "Some side effects of time travel", "Father melancholy's daughter", and "The odd woman", 2005. (Grabher)

Thaler, Michaela. Sartre and identity: an analysis of Marsha Norman's "Night, mother" Flannery O'Conner's "A good man is hard to find," and Joyce Carol Oates's "Convalescing", 2005. (Grabher)

Valenti, Daniela. Gender in Alice Walker's novel "The color purple" and Toni Morrison's novel "beloved", 2005. (Klarer)

Vergeiner, Anja. The narrators' quest for belonging: the longing for being ; Chang-Rae Lee's novels "Native Speaker", "A Gesture Life", and "Aloft", 2005. (Scheer)

2004

Atzlesberger, Birgit. Sexual liberation in late 19th- and early 20th- century literature as portrayed in Kate Chopin's "The Awakening" and Edith Wharton's "The Age of Innoncence", 2004. (Grabher)

Bischofberger, Cecilia. "Coming to terms with what we are": religious issues in Gail Godwin's novels The good husband and Evensong, 2004. (Grabher)

Blasl, Lucia Birgit. Beyond good doctor, bad doctor: aspects of AIDS in the memoirs of two physicians working with HIV-infected patients, 2004. (Grabher)

Blechschmidt, Manuel. This place is a prison: appearance and disappearance in American blank fiction, 2004. (Grabher)

Egger, Petra. Witchcraft and magic in American history and literature Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The scarlet letter" and Arthur Miller's "The crucible", 2004. (Grabher)

Esterbauer, Verena. The immigrant's search for identity in Bharati Mukherjee's Jasmine and Desiderable Daughters, 2004. (Grabher)

Hartl, Martina. Irony selected short stories by Edith Wharton, 2004. (Grabher)

Künz, Andrea Manuela. The symbolism of colors and its cultural implications in Alice Walker's "The Color Purple" and Toni Morrison's "The Bluest Eye", 2004. (Grabher)

Maestri, Judy. Gender construction and performance in Hemingway's fiction, 2004. (Klarer)

Murauer, Mathilde. The fighting of Loneliness in Eugene O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey Into Night" and Tennessee Williams' "The Night of the Iguana", 2004. (Grabher)

Pirhofer, Christine. The mother-daughter relationship and women's search for identity in Marsha Norman's "'night, mother," Joanna Russ's "The little dirty girl" and Toni Morrison's "Beloved", 2004. (Grabher)

Pitschieler, Martin. Deny me and be doomed! impersonating Judith Butler's queer approach in the film musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch", 2004. (Klarer)

Pöschl, Sabine. Truth in the t(h)reefold concept of unity in the works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: one out of three times three is one, 2004. (Grabher)

Schmalzl, Silvia. Performing gender: the representation of women within their historical and cultural context in "The white devil and the duchess of Malfi" by John Webster, 2004. (Klarer)

Schroll, Cornelia. Wakan Tanka: discovering the Lakota mystery, 2004. (Grabher)

Terzioglu, Gülsen. Class, culture, gender and ethnicity-related influences on the adolescents in J.D. Salinger's "The catcher in the rye" and Paule Marshall's "Brown girl, brownstones", 2004. (Grabher)

Thurner, Alexandra. Coming of age in the American South, the hearts and eyes of three African American women have seen the glory: the American Civil Rights Movement reflected in their biographies, 2004. (Grabher)

Walkner, Iris. Victims of male fantasy and obsession: women as idealized objects in Edgar Allan Poe's "Ligeia" and "The Oval Portrait" and Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Birth-Mark" and "Rappaccini's Daughter", 2004. (Grabher)

2003

Jäger, Markus. Joan Baez and the issue of Vietnam: art and activism versus conventionality, 2003. (Scheer)

Krabichler, Maria. Moments of love and moments of loss in masterpieces of American literature: viewed from Zen-Buddhist and Christian perspectives, 2003. (Grabher)

Kubo, Akiko-Klara. Poetic rainbow: The symbolism and functions of colors in Edgar Allan Poe's tales "The black cat," "Shadow - a parable," and "The masque of the red death", 2003. (Grabher)

Mähr, Christine. Silences in Joy Kogawa's "Obasan" and Jane Campion's "The piano", 2003. (Grabher)

Moosbrugger, Karin. Native American traditions, religion and ceremonialism as reflected in Leslie Marmon Silko's novel "Ceremony", 2003. (Grabher)

Nussbaumer, Kathrin. China in their hands: Maxine Hong Kingston's "The woman warrior" and Amy Tan's "The bonesetter's daughter"v ; a portrayal of the narrator's development from silence to storytelling, 2003. (Grabher)

Oberhofer, Michaela. Changing identity in the contemporary novels "Solar storms and Tracks" by Linda Hogan and Luise Erdrich, 2003. (Grabher)

Schacherl, Jürgen. Jonathan Franzen's "The corrections", 2003. (Scheer)

Schnellinger, Claudia. Alice goes cyberpunk: Lewis Carroll's "Alice's adventures in wonderland" and "Through the looking class" in comparison to Jeff Noon's "Automated Alice", 2003 (Klarer)

Schönthaler, Doris. Women's search for identity and independence in Margaret Laurence's "The stone angel", "A bird in the house" and "The diviners", 2003. (Grabher)

Schwarz, Claudia. In Search of Keys: Music Performance in American Literature, 2003. (Grabher)

Tschirner, Renaud Carl. The relevance of contemplation: the evolution of Ezra Pound's aesthetics, 2003. (Klarer)

2002

Hajek, Sandra. The female quest for identity in Toni Morrison's Sula and Alice Walker's The color purple, 2002. (Grabher)

Mettauer, Susanne. The artist in the folk storehouse: African American folklore in the writings of Langston Hughes, 2002. (Grabher)

Schweiger, Silke. New York City in American poetry, 2002. (Grabher)

Veith, Priska. In search of lost time: re-membering and dis-membering in Anne Michaels' works, 2002. (Grabher)

2001

Böhler, Nadia. Sri Chinmoy: poetry for peace, 2001. (Grabher)

Casale, Deborah. Marriage and self-fulfillment in Gail Godwin's novels Glass people, The odd woman and The good husband: the importance of female independence within relationships, 2001. (Grabher)

Crepaz, Eva A. The Vietnam war as reflected in American literature: three literary perspectives, 2001. (Grabher)

Graber, Maria. The world of blacks in Zora Neale Hurston's short stories: ethnic and feminist tendencies in Hurston's character portrayal, 2001 (Grabher)

Gritsch, Sabine. The Power of the Female Eye. The Semiotics of the Gaze in Louisa May Alcott's Thrillers. (Klarer)

Gstrein, Tanja. Art as a companion on the journey to self-discovery in Gail Godwin's works "Violet Clay", "The Good Husband", and "The Legacy of the Motes", 2001. (Grabher)

Klein, Verena. Literature about literature: an analysis of Carol Shields's Small ceremonies, Swann and The stone diaries, 2001 (Grabher)

Mitterer, Martina. Gender roles and role reversal in "The Story of Avis" and "Doctor Zay" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, 2001. (Grabher)

Ortner, Simone. Space in Thomas Pynchon's V., 2001. (Grabher)

Pareiner, Michaela. "Embracing the feminine" in nature: women writers of prose as intermediaries between nature and the human world, 2001. (Scheer)

Pattis, Jutta. The Trickster and the Actress: Louisa May Alcott: "Behind a Mask; or A Woman's Power" (1866), 2001. (Klarer)

Seifried, Martin. The consolation of pretense: life-lies in Tennessee Williams' "The glass menagerie, A streetcar named desire, Cat on a hot tin roof", 2001. (Grabher)

Straif, Barbara. A room of her own: the woman artist and space in Alice Munro's "Lives of girls and women" and "Who do you think you are?", 2001 (Grabher)

2000

Delmarko, Sabine. Two lives . one struggle: Jigsaw puzzles of hyphenated identities in Richard Rodriguez's "Hunger of Memory. The education of Richard Rodriguez" and Joy Kogawa's "Obasan", 2000. (Grabher)

Gasser, Silvia: Cultures meeting on the road: Bruce Chatwin, Marlo Morgan, and native American voices, 2000. (Scheer)

Haller, Marlies. Portraits of Women by Women Writers in Turn-of-the-Century American Literature, 2000. (Grabher)

Helfer, Gerald. An ecocritical approach to Barry Lopez's Desert Notes: Reflections in the Eye of the Raven, River Notes: The Dance of the Herons, 2000. (Grabher)

Kleber, Angelika. The human wish to play God as reflected in American literature: "The Birth-mark" by Nathaniel Hawthorne; "I have no mouth, and I must scream" by Harlan Jay Ellison; "Survival of the fittest" by Jonathan Kellerman, 2000. (Grabher)

Köll, Nina. Reading Darius James' "Negrophobia": as bakhtinian anti-discourse to popular culture, 2000 (Klarer)

König, Michaela. The Throes of the Unconscious: The Dynamics of Psychological Healing in Toni Morrison’s Novel Beloved and Jazz, 2000. (Grabher)

Kranebitter, Kerstin. Victorian women in Kate Chopin's "The Awakening" and Edith Wharton's "The House of Mirth": Victims or Heroines? 2000. (Grabher)

Moser, Heidi Elizabeth. Life in South Africa under apartheid as seen through Elsa Joubert's "The Long Journey of Poppie Nongena" and Ellen Kuzwayo's "Call Me Woman", 2000. (Grabher)

Pomella, Sibylle. Kate Chopin and woman's quest for authenticity, 2000. (Grabher)

Rohrleitner, Marion. Memory, language and female identity in contemporary Chicano and Native American short stories and poetry, 2000. (Grabher)

1999

Antretter, Martina. Silence in the Poetry of e.e. cummings, 1999. (Grabher)

Mach, Christine. Questions of Language and Identity in Quebec Illustrated by the Example of the Italo-Canadian Writer Marco Micone, 1999. (Grabher)

Pfeifer, Jürgen. Ti Jean and Beatrik Avatar: The Two Faces of Jack Kerouac?, 1999. (Grabher)

Seeber, Barbara. Death and Voices of Mourning in Edgar Allan Poe’s “Ligeia”, Bharati Mukherjee’s “The Management of Grief”, and Lynne Sharon Schwartz’s Disturbances in the Field, 1999. (Grabher)

Tocca, Elisabeth. Italian American Family Life. Mario Puro’s The Fortunate Pilgrim, John Fante’s Wait Until Spring Bandini and Pietro Di Donato’s Christ in Concrete, 1999. (Grabher)

Trenkwalder, Georg. Moments of Insight in American Poetry, 1999. (Grabher)

Wallner-Wibmner, Sandra. The Black Minority: In Search of Identity, 1999. (Grabher)

Zerlauth, Martin. Lost? Beat? X?: An Existentialist Reappraisal of Ernest Hemingway’s Fiesta – The Sun Also Rises, Jack Kerovac’s On the Road, and Douglas Coupland’s Generation X – Tales for an Accelerated Culture, 1999. (Grabher)

1998

Grabher, Harald. An Existential Analysis of John Barth and James Baldwin, 1998. (Grabher)

Ramoser, Elisabeth. The Relationship Between Intertextuality and a Holistic World View in Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient, 1998. (Grabher)

1997

Braidt, Andrea Brigitte. “A Kiss is Just a Kiss...” Lesbian Romance and Feminist Independent Film, 1997. (Grabher)

Jelen, Ingrid. Life-Lies in Three Plays by Eugene O’Neill, 1997. (Grabher)

Jud, Helga. Poetry and Performance: Emily Dickinson’s Poems in Action, 1997. (Grabher)

Kahn Katharina-Anna. Writing about Georgia O’Keeffe: A Life’s Work – A Spectrum of Color, 1997. (Grabher)

Obexer, Regina. Three Portraits of the Artist As a Young Woman: Womanhood, Art and Other (Im)Possibilities in Violet Clay, Lives of Girls and Women, A Bird in the House”, 1997. (Grabher)

Pfeifhofer, Tanja. Portraits of Women in Tennessee Williams’ Plays The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, 1997. (Grabher)

Reindl, Christine Anna. Broken Silence in Contemporary American Drama, 1997. (Grabher)

Reischer, Karin. Manifestations of Russia in Nabokov’s American Novels, 1997. (Grabher)

Rufinatscha, Katja. The Ambiguity of the Trickster Figure in the Mythology of the Native American Tribes of British Columbia, 1997. (Grabher)

Totschnig, Cornelia Maria. Tennessee Williams Cat on a Hot Tin Roof: Walking Through the Gallery of Women in Three Film Adaptations From the Fifties to the Eighties, 1997. (Grabher)

Ulmer, Johanna. The Pursuit of Happiness in 20th-Century American Literature: Strange Interlude: Eugene O’Neill, The Smile at the Foot of the Ladder: Henry Miller Henderson, The Rain King: Saul Bellow, A Whole New Life: Reynolds Price, 1997. (Grabher)

1996

Holzner, Sabine. Narrative Perspective and Character Development in the Presentation of Four Heroines of American Fiction, 1996. (Grabher)

Kofler, Ulrike. Portraits of Women in Toni Morrison’s Novels Sula, The Bluest Eye and Beloved”, 1996. (Grabher)

Miribung, Manuela. The Image of the Forest in Emily Carr’s Painting and Writing: A Metaphor for her Path-Through, 1996. (Grabher)

1995

Ganser, Dorothea. The Solitary Self in the Work of Sylvia Plath, 1995. (Grabher)

Genluckner, Mathilde. Images of Blacks in White American Literature, 1995. (Grabher)

Leiter, Sabine. Gender Roles in American Children’s Literature, 1995. (Grabher)

Leschinger, Renate. Female Voices on Slavery, 1995. (Grabher)

Tankgl, Astrid. Race and Identity in Three African-American Novels of the 1980’s, 1995. (Grabher)

1994

Brameshuber, Irene. Marilyn Monroe and her Reception: A Screen Play, 1994. (Heller)

Hilber, Judith. Bharati Mukherjee: A writer, a “painter”, an “architect”, an individualist, a nationalist, a cosmopolitan”, 1994. (Grabher)

Klausner, Alexandra. Silence in the Poetry of Robert Bly, 1994. (Grabher)

Matzeller, Martina. Beauty as Illusion and Reality. Aspects of a Phenomenon in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, 1994. (Grabher)

Vallazza, Marisa. Archie Randolph Ammons: Poetry and Ecology “To Be Quiet in the Hands of the Marvelous”, 1994. (Grabher)

1993

Lukasser, Katrin. Margaret Atwood: A Canadian Woman Writer. The Search for Identity in Surfacing and The Edible Woman”, 1993. (Grabher)

Mader, Petra Edith. Gail Godwin’s Dream Children: Living in One’s Mind – an Attempt to Espace the Enclosure of Patriarchal Roles, 1993. (Grabher)

Moosbrugger, Claudia. Emily Dickinson and Music: Musical Settings of Her Poetry, 1993. (Grabher)

Rosanelli, Heidi. American Indian and US Concepts of Democracy and Individualism With Some Illustrations From Literature, 1993. (Grabher)

Wolf, Astrid. The Mystery of Mysteries: Love (e.e. cummings), 1993. (Grabher)

1992

Ladurner, Valentin. N. Scott Momaday and the Power of Language, 1992. (Heller)

Natter, Katharina. The Love Relationships in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Novels, 1992. (Grabher)

Sandrisser, Dorith. Mothers and Daughters in American Short Stories: Ethical Implications For the ‘Self’, 1992. (Grabher)

Senn, Sabine. The feminist consciousness of Mary Wollstonecraft and Olive Schreiner in a socio-cultural context, 1992. (Heller)

1991

Bösch, Susanne. Images of Black Women in Plays by August Wilson, Ntozake Shange and Adrienne Rich, 1991. (Heller)

Campisi, Sandra. Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire on Stage and on Screen, 1991. (Heller)

Fleischmann Sabine. An Approach to a Bicultural Interpretation of Keri Hulme's Novel The Bone People, 1991. (Heller)

Hammerer, Rosemarie. The Portrait of the Artist in Jorie Graham’s Poetry, 1991. (Grabher)

Huemer, Claudia. Adolescent Conversions in Works by John Updike, Flannery O'Connor and James Baldwin, 1991. (Heller)

Lapper, Maria. The American Society and the Role of the Women in the 1870s as Portrayed in Doctor Zay by Elisabeth Stuart Phelps and The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton, 1991. (Grabher)

Loacker, Dietmar. The Facts Missing in Raymond Federman’s Fictional Autobiography, 1991. (Grabher)

Mark, Gabriele. The Individual and Nature: Contemporary American Literature: Edward Abbey and Robert M. Pirsig, 1991. (Heller)

Mair, Elisabeth. El Teatro Campesino, 1991. (Heller)

Oppitz, Judith. The Writings of Martin Luther King, 1991. (Heller)

Schuster, Helga. Redefining Gender Roles in Feminist Fairy Tales, 1991. (Grabher)

Steger, Beate. Martin Luther King and Malcolm X: Two Different Approaches to the Race Question, 1991. (Heller)

Wogowitsch, Margit.Narrative Strategies and Ethnic Identity: Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior and China Men. Dipl.Innsbruck, 1991. (Scheer)

1990

Heis, Gabriele. The Revolt of the Mothers in the Short Stories of Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, 1990. (Scheer)

Pfurtscheller Andrea. Characterization in Philip Roth's Zuckerman-Trilogy and The Counterlife, 1990. (Heller)

Schrattenecker-Maier, Anita. Book of Trances. An Analysis, 1990. (Scheer)

Wolfmeyer, Hildegard. Angela Davis: An Autobiography, 1990. (Heller)

Wolfmeyer, Monika. Precursors of the Harlem Renaissance; Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. DuBois, and James W. Johnson, 1990. (Heller)

Wohlfahrter, Klaus. Italian American Immigration and Acculturation in an Intercultural Perspective. An Analysis of Three Films – Good Morning, Babylon; Sacco and Vanzetti; Matewan, 1990. (Heller)

1989

Bechter, Klaudia. Joyce Carol Oates, Marriages and Infidelities, 1989. (Heller)

Böckle, Carmen. The Problem of Blackness in the Essays of James Baldwin and Eldridge Cleaver, 1989. (Heller)

Dorner, Oswald. The Reflection of the American 1960s, 1989. (Heller)

Leitner, Miryam. Rebecca Harding Davis: "Life in the Iron Mills", 1989. (Scheer)

Lercher, Christina. Black Woman's Autobiography: Maya Angelou and Anne Moody, 1989. (Heller)

Mayer, U. Moral and Religíous Development in John Updike's Rabbit Trilogy, 1989. (Heller)

Podgortnik, Günter . The Gay Coming-Out Novel in American Fiction, 1989. (Heller)

Taschler, Helga. Postmodern Fiction and the American Tradition, 1989. (Heller)

1988

Dlaska, Andrea. Alice James - Life and Work, 1988. (Scheer)

Götz, Sabine. Cross-Cultural Stereotypes in Contemporary British and American Novels, 1988. (Heller)

Ilg, Angelika. Overcoming Victimization in Contemporary Women's Novels, 1988. (Heller)

Kallenberg-Schröder, Andrea. The Presentation of Family in Arthur Miller's Plays, 1988. (Heller)

Moshammer, Katharina. Novel into Film: John Steinbeck's East of Eden, 1988. (Heller)

Pisek, Karin. Eco-Feminism and 20th Century American Litertature, 1988. (Heller)

Pressler, Jenny. The Handmaid's Tale. An Analysis, 1988. (Scheer)

Röthlin-Mair, Ursula. The Theme of Violence in Contemporary Women's Novels, 1988. (Heller)

Trafoier, Martin. The Role of "Fallen Women" in Victorian Society, 1988. (Scheer)

Vogt, Elke. The Double View of the Future in Urusla LeGuin's Novels, 1988. (Heller)

1987

Donnenberg, G. The Prose Fiction of Cynthia Ozick, 1987. (Heller)

Hanschitz, Birgit. Black Feminine Experience in Maya Angelou's Autobiographical Works, 1987. (Scheer)

Jäger, Claudia. A Quest for Black Female Identity: Maya Anglou's Autobiography, 1987. (Heller)

Laimer, Anna. Alice Munro: Themes and Techniques in the Short Stories, 1987. (Scheer)

Porsche, J. Power Structure, Sexual Politics, and Human Relations in Contemporary American Women's Novels, 1987. (Heller)

Reck, Michael. V.S. Naipaul's Travel Books, with Special Consideration of The Middle Passage and Among the Believers, 1987. (Scheer)

Somavilla, Ilse. Social Patterns in Southern Africa with Special Reference to Doris Lessing's Novel The Grass is Singing, 1987. (Scheer)

Silvestri, A. Feminine Identity and Autobiographical Writing in Marylin French's The Womens' Room, 1987. (Heller)

Steck. K.H. Upton Sinclair's View of American Society in the Early Twentieth Century, 1987. (Heller)

Thurnher, Ch. . The Oppressed Oppressor: Black Male Consciousness in Alice Walker's Novels, 1987. (Heller)

1986

Egle, H. Mordecai Richter, 1986. (Heller)

Fatul, K. Double Marginality in Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye, 1986. (Heller)

Felber, D. The Prison as Reality and Symbol in John Cheever's Falconer, 1986. (Heller)

Herburger, Chritine. Margaret Fountaine. Love Among the Butterflies. An Analysis, 1986. (Scheer)

Ladstätter, Maria. "We are a Transitional Generation". U.S. Women Writers of the 1960's and 1970's and the Question of Self-Awareness. Roles and Relationships II, 1986. (Scheer)

Mauracher, Brigitte. V.S. Naipaul. A Bend in the River. An Analysis, 1986. (Scheer)

Pöder, Elfriede. Symbolic Systems and the Meaning of Life in Virginia Woolf's The Waves, 1986. (Scheer)

Widnman, M. The Theme of Madness in Contemporary Am.Women's Literature, 1986. (Heller)

1985

Böhler, Gabriele. The Development of Feminist Thought in the Works of Betty Friedan, 1985. (Scheer)

Danler, Paul. Harper Lee: To Kill a Mockingbird. An Analysis of Its Main Features, 1985. (Scheer)

Mayr, S. James Baldwin's and Alice Walker's Socio-Linguistic Messages and their Translatability, 1985. (Heller)

Schilcher, Verena. The Devlopment of Imagery in Adrienne Rich's Later Poetry, 1985. (Scheer)

Wiesner, J. Gerald Vizenor's Ceremonial Myths and Metaphors in the Anishinabe Oral Tradition, 1985. (Heller)

Wolf, Anita. Aspects of Cumming's Criticism.(A Study of E.E. Cummings' Technique and Its Critical Response), 1985. (Scheer)

1984

Danko, Gunar:. The World According to Garp - Writing about Being a Writer, 1984. (Scheer)

Fink, Ingeborg. "We are a Transitional Generation" U.S. Women Writers of the 1960's and 1970's and the Question of Self-Awareness. Roles and Relationships, 1984. (Scheer)

Gärtner, Hildegard. Stereotypes in the Novels of Terry Southern, 1984. (Scheer)

Hosp, Gerhard. Robert Penn Warren, A Place to come to and All the King's Men. A Comparison, 1984. (Scheer)

Nägele, Ingrid. Joan Didion's Novels: The Breakdown of Traditional Myths and Values in American Society, 1984. (Scheer)

Naschberger, L. Black American English, 1984. (Heller)

Pisek, Gerhard. The Factory of Broken Dreams: An Analysis of Terry Southern's Blue Movie, 1984. (Scheer)

Ritter, Heidrun. Das Verhalten des Westernhelden am Beispiel zweier Filme: "Stagecoach" und "The Shootist", 1984. (Scheer)

Spanyar, Gisela. An Aspect of the US Religious Scene: Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and His Neo-Sannyas Movement, 1984. (Scheer)

Wastlbauer, Hedwig. The Novels of Isaac Bashevis Singer: The Dichotomy of Human Experience, 1984. (Scheer)

1983

Amesberger, Raimund. The Concept of Identity in Selected Novels of Saul Bellow, 1983. (Scheer)

Bock, N. Eine Übersetzungskritik der Dialoge im Roman Babitt von Sinclair Lewis, 1983. (Heller)

Gärtner, Reinhold. Joseph Heller, Something Happened: An Analysis, 1983. (Scheer)

Gilli, Gabriele. The Theme of Immigration in Studs Terkel's American Dream, Lost and Found, 1983. (Scheer)

Gmeiner, Wolfgang. Puritanism in John Updike's Fiction, 1983. (Scheer)

Heel, Marietta. Expansion as Development, Principle in the Works of Toni Morrison,1983. (Scheer)

Mayr, Isabelle. Adrienne Rich: Poems 1950-1974: The graph of a process still going on, 1983. (Scheer)

Putzl, Sonja. John Cheever, Short Stories, 1983. (Scheer)

Obereder, Andrea. John Knowles, A Separate Peace: An Analysis, 1983. (Scheer)

Schopper, Siegfried. M.Drabble, The Ice Age: An Analysis, 1983. (Scheer)

Walkner, D. Deficiences of Literary Translation, 1983. (Heller)

1982

Baum, Martina. Life versus Death: A Theme in John Uptike's Work, 1982. (Scheer)

Berchtold, Helene. The Poetry of Nikki Giovanni, 1982. (Scheer)

Berchtold, Raimund. To be Young, Female and Black: Black Girls in the Fiction and Autobiographies by Black Women Writers, 1982. (Scheer)

Bernauer, Brigitte. Illusion as an Escape from Reality: Three Novels by Carson McCullers, 1982. (Scheer)

Künz, Renate. Victims and Victimizers in Margaret Atwood's The Edible Woman and Surfacing, 1982. (Scheer)

Madlener, Hugo. Joyce Carol Oates: Bellefleur. An Interpretation, 1982. (Scheer)

Mair, Verena. New Concepts of Sexuality in the Science Fiction of Ursula Le Guin, Joanna Russ, Frederik Pohl, Robert Silverberg, 1982. (Scheer)

Wilhelm, Edith. Early American Feminism as Reflected in Three Feminists' Autobiographies: 1880-1920, 1982. (Scheer)

1981

Achhorner, Birgitt. Joyce Carol Oates, Crossing the Boarder. A Collection of Interrelated Short Stories, 1981. (Scheer)

Höllwerth, Elisabeth. Radical Feminist Theory in the 1970's, 1981. (Scheer)

Moser, Susanne. Innovative Aspects of the Short Story: Examples of Experimental Short Fiction, 1981. (Scheer)

Pribil, Verena. R.P. Warren: A Place to Come To. An Analysis. The Importance of Identity, 1981. (Scheer)

Zborowicz, E., The Relationship Between Literature and Culture in Teaching American Studies, 1981. (Heller)

1980

Aigner ,Christa. Married Women and Sexuality in the Short Stories of Joyce Carol Oates, 1980. (Scheer)

Feiersinger, Georg. The Aspect of Success in the Work of Upton Sinclair, 1980. (Scheer)

Grabher, Gudrun. Transcendence by Feeling - Transcendential Immanence as a holistic principle of Asiatic Philosophy, applied to Emily Dickinson's Poetry, 1980. (Scheer)

Mair, Christian. Art versus Journalism: A Dichotomy in the Realistic Fiction of Social Criticism, 1980. (Scheer)

Oberhofer, Lee Anne. A.Miller The Crucible The Puritan Perspective, 1980. (Scheer)

Scheffknecht, Claudia. From Idealism to Disillusionment and Radicalism, Exemplified in the Transformation of the Individual, 1980. (Scheer)

1979

Bischof, Günter. An Example of the "Neo Non-Fiction" of the US in the 1960's: The Writings of Tom Wolfe, 1979. (Scheer)

Hammerle, Maria. Terror and Related Effects in Five Short Stories by Edgar Allan Poe, 1979. (Scheer)

Roßmann, Kai. Study of Literature, Philosophy of Literature, and their Compatibility with the Term "Science", 1979. (Scheer)

Silberberger, Eva. A Formal Approach to Donald Barthelme's Short Stories, 1979. (Scheer)

Slamanig, Ursula. Folkloric Elements in Ralph Ellison's Work, 1979. (Scheer)

Steinacker, Wiltrud. Tolkien's The Habbit: Questions of Literary Genre, 1979. (Scheer)

Zellinger, Petra. The Critical Reception of W. Styron's The Confession of Nat Turner, 1979. (Scheer)

1978

Rosenkranz, Christian. Black Identity in the Works of Malcolm X and Alex Haley, 1978. (Scheer)

Söllwanger, Hans. The Role of the Past in Sarah Orne Jewett's Works of Fiction, 1978. (Scheer)

1977

Friedbichler, Michael. The Role of Paranoia in the Thematic Patterns of Thomas Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49, 1977. (Scheer)

Hofstätter, Elfi. Edna Pontellier's Search for Identity in Kate Chopin's The Awakening, 1977. (Scheer)

Natter, Bernhard. That Was the Affluence That Was: Reflection of British Society in the Early Plays of Arnold Wesker, 1977. (Scheer)

Payr, Heinrich. War in Hemingway's Writing, 1977. (Scheer)