Past Dissertations

Dissertations Filed in German Literature and Germanic Linguistics since 1908

 

2015-2016

Born, Erik
Sparks to Signals: Literature, Science and Wireless Technology, 1800-1930

Johnson, Courtney
Inside in the City: Domestic Space in the Literature and Film of Weimar Berlin

Savoth, Eric
Responding to Pain: Emotion, Medicine, and Culture between German Naturalism and Modernism

2014-2015

Almog, Yael
Hebrew Reminiscences: Global Religion, Politics and Aesthetics in the Rise of Hermeneutic Thinking

Dickinson, Kristin (filed in Comparative Literature with Deniz Göktürk as Adviser)
Translation and the Experience of Modernity: A History of German Turkish Connectivity

Dobryden, Paul
Cinema as Environment: The Emergence of German Film Culture

Gordon, Kevin A.
Traces in the Desert: The Poetics of Sand, Dust and Ash in German Literature

Manthripragada, Ashwin J.
Constituting a Self through an Indian Other. A Study of Select Works by Stefan Zweig and Hermann Hesse

Musanovic, Emina
The Shadow: An Unruly Modern Specter

2013-2014

Etzler, Melissa
Writing from the Periphery: W. G. Sebald and Outsider Art

LeBlanc, Mary Ellen
Inheritance and Inflectional Morphology: Old High German, Latin, Early New High German, and Koine Greek

2012-2013

Beals, Kurt
From Dada to Digital: Experimental Poetry in the Media Age

Backman, Donald
The Topographic Imagination: Kerouac, Regener, Kafka and the Quest for Self-Realization

Haubenreich, Jacob
The Materialities of Writing in Rilke’s The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge

2011-2012

Kolar, Meredith
Cognitive Structures Underlying Gendered Language Usage in Germany: Narration and Linguistic Fieldwork
Committee: Rauch, Shannon, Miller

St. Clair, Michael
Germanic Origins from the Perspective of the Y-Chromosome
Committee: Rauch, Shannon, Slatkin

Zahrt, Jennifer
The Astrological Imaginary in Early Twentieth-Century German Culture
Committee: Largier/Kaes, Sheehan

2010-2011

Bergerson, Jeremy
Apperception and Linguistic Contact between German and Afrikaans
Committee: Rauch/Shannon, Dewulf, Lindow

Layne, Priscilla
Black Voices, German Rebels: Acts of Masculinity in Postwar Popular Culture
Committee: Göktürk, Kaes, Guilbault

2009-2010

Huffmaster, Michael
Reading Kafka's Mind: Categories, Schemas, Metaphors
Committee: Kramsch, Kaes, Largier, Sweetser

Price, Timothy
The Old Saxon Leipzig Heliand Manuscript Fragment (MS L): New Evidence Concerning Luther, the Poet, and Ottonian Heritage
Committee: Rauch, Shannon, Lindow

Rahman, Sabrina
Designing Empire: Austria and the Applied Arts, 1864-1918
Committee: Kaes, Tennant, Göktürk, Bernstein

Sakalauskaite, Aida
Zoometaphors in English, German, and Lithuanian: A Corpus Study
Committee: Rauch, Shannon, Frick

Trop, Gabriel
Aesthetic Exercises and Poetic Form in the Works of Hölderlin, Novalis, and Rococo Poets
Committee: Kudszus, Kaes, Largier, Kurke

2008-2009

Gramling, David
Where Here Begins: Monolingualism and the Spatial Imagination
Committee: Göktürk, Kaes, Kramsch, Hanks

Henderson, Dayton
The Cult of Antigone Conflicts in Commemorating Germany’s Fallen Soldiers
Committee: Kaes, Göktürk, Tennant, Sandberg

Kooiker, Jason
Standard German and Dialect in the Swiss-German Classroom 
Committee: Rauch, Shannon, Hinton

Schechtman, Robert
Community and Utopia: The Discourse of Gemeinschaft and the Search for a New Modernity in Germany
Committee: Kaes, Göktürk, Largier, Sandberg

Yamini-Hamedani, Azadeh
Waves of Translation: Goethe, Hafez, Nietzsche, Zoroaster
Committee: Kudszus, Rauch, Largier, Schwartz

2007-2008

Byram, Katra
Other People's Stories: Ethics, Identity, and Coming to Terms with the Past, 1871-Present
Committee: Holub, Tennant, Kornfeld

Kambarov, Zaur
The Concept of Definiteness and Its Application to Nominal Reference Resolution with Particular Emphasis on German
Committee: Rauch, Shannon, Lindow

Koser, Julie
Representations of Armed Women in Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century German Literature
Committee: Wilson, Seeba, Maslan

Whitt, Jason
Evidentiality and Perception Verbs in English and German: A Corpus-Based Analysis from the Early Modern Period to the Present
Committee: Shannon, Rauch, Sweetser

2006-2007

Felsen, Sarah Bailey
In a Manner of Speaking: Yiddish and the Literature of the German-Jewish Subculture
Committee: Holub, Tennant, Seidman, Efron

Dewey, Tonya
The Origins and Development of Germanic V2: Evidence from Alliterative Verse
Committee: Rauch, Shannon, Lindow

Hwang, June
Locating the Stranger in German Modernity
Committee: Kaes, Holub, Largier, Kornfeld

Warner, Chantelle
Legitimizing Lives: Stylistic Elements of Testimonial Practice in Contemporary German Literature
Committee: Kramsch, Göktürk, Largier, Hanks

Wooten, David
The Triune Brain in Semiosis: Paul MacLean's Neuroethology and the Doctrine of Signs
Committee: Rauch, Kudszus, Holland

2005-2006

Ascarate, Richard
Extreme Foreignness: German Constructions of Latin America from the Early Modern to the Postmodern
Committee: Kaes, Largier, Rabasa

Wellmon, Michael Chad
Becoming Human: Romantic Anthropology and the Embodiment of Freedom
Committee: Holub, Kaes, Kramsch, Seeba

Banwell, Emily Jeanne
Why Grotesque? Transgression, Ambiguity and Humor in "Postraumatic" Literature
Committee: Kudszus, Largier, Frick

Brett, Jeremy
Some Varieties of Melancholic Poetry (Hölderlin, Günther, Burton, Novalis, Freud)
Committee: Kudszus, Largier, John

Woltemade, Peter
"der lac von einer tjoste tot / als im diu minne dar gebot." Courtly Love and Knightly Violence in Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival
Committee: Largier, Tennant, Lindow, Kaes, Kudszus

2004-2005

Cowan, Michael James
Culture of the Will: Nervousness and German Modernity
Committee: Kaes, Holub, Seeba, Largier, Bernstein

Howell, Tiffany
V/banished Identities: The Case of Eastern German Humor
Committee: Kramsch, Göktürk, Lakoff

Toth, Gergely Lajos
Linguistic interference and Native Language Attrition: German and Hungarian in the San Francisco Bay Area
Committee: Rauch, Shannon, Hinton

Coffey, Michael
Autosegmental Processes in Early Germanic: Evidence from Northwest Germanic
Committee: Rauch, Shannon, Hyman

Roberts, Lee
Ghost of a Nation: Totalitarian Spirit and the Literary Mind of WWII Germany and Japan
Committee: Kudszus/Seeba, Tansman

Shin, Suin
Grammaticalization of Politeness: A Contrastive Study of German, English, and Korean
Committee: Rauch, Shannon, Jun, Ohala

2003-2004

Goldman, Julie
Germanic Verbal Ablaut and Optimality Theory
Committee: Rauch, Shannon, Inkelas

2002-2003

Cudahy, Mary Akatiff
Fleisser, Bachmann, & H.D.: An Autobiographical Prejudice
Committee: Kudszus, Goldstein, Smock

Barker, Geoffrey
Intonation Patterns in Tyrolean German: An Autosegmental-Metrical Analysis
Committee: Rauch, Shannon, Hyman

Kapczynski, Jennifer
The German Patient: Metaphors of National Illness in Postwar Literature and Film
Committee: Kaes, Holub, Sandberg

Ketchem, Sean
.DE,.RU,.COM: A Contrastive Analysis of Online Variation in German, Russian, and English
Committee: Rauch, Shannon, Timberlake

2001-2002

Cleek, John
Money, Prestige and the Development of Standard German
Committee: Rauch, Shannon, Niles

Fritz, Daniela
Language Socialization, Communicative Competence and Identity: Literary Representations of the Language Learner in Twentieth-Century German Literature
Committee: Kramsch, Kaes, Kern

Harjes, Kirsten
Denkmäler, Literatur und die Sprache der Erinnerung: Kollektives Gedenken an den Holocaust in Deutschland nach 1989
Committee: Seeba, Holub, Tennant, James

Janko, Jiri
The Typology of the Relative Clause in Old High German: A Corpus Analysis
Committee: Rauch, Shannon, Kathol, Abraham

Kopp, Kristin Leigh
Contesting Borders: German Colonial Discourse and the Polish Eastern Territories

Von Hoene, Linda
Fascism and Female Melancholia: The Lure of Fascism for the Female Subject in Psychoanalytic Theory, German Literature, and Film
Committee: Holub, Silverman, Goldstein, Abel

Wiliarty, Kevin
Turns of Phrases: Formulaic Directionals and Grammaticalization in Dutch Language Change and German Second Language Acquisition
Committe: Shannon, Kramsch, Sweetser

1999-2000

Ames, Eric
Where the Wild Things are: Locating the Exotic in German Modernity

Augustyn, Prisca S.
The Semiotics of Fate, Death, and the Soul in Germanic Culture: The Christianization of Old Saxon

Clarke, Robert Doane
Bending the Light: Paul Celan's "Todesfuge"

Collier Sy-Quia, Hilary Ann
The Body Politic in a Contested Present: Christa Wolf and the Making of History

Erlin, Matthew Carter
Topographies of Tolerance: City, History, and Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century Berlin

Hall, Sara Frances
Subject under Investigation: Weimar Culture and the Police

McFarland, Robert B.
Reading the Other Berlin: Flanerie, Vision, and the Poetics of Urban Space

Ritchie, James Andrew
Causation in Sound Change: Perception-Based Monophthongization in Old High German

1998-1999

Reitter, Paul Benedict
The Soul of Form: Karl Kraus, Essayism, and Jewish Identity in Fin-de Siecle Vienna

1997-1998

Delia, Rosemary
Fantasies of Identity: Kundry and the Redemption of Difference in Wagner's Parsifal

Svenmo, Karin Marie
Just a Business Deal: Kafka, Strindberg, and the Discourse of Economy

Wheeler, Brett Richard
Asthetic Reenchantments: The Work of Art and the Crisis of Politics in German Modernism

Starkey, Kathryn
Discourses of Interaction: Word, Image, and Reception in Wolfram von Eschenbach's "Willehalm"

1996-1997

Belz, Julie Anne
Mind, Metaphor, and Prefix: Evidence for Prototype Category Structure in NHG ver-

Frame, Lynne-Marie Hoskins
Forming and Reforming the New Woman in Weimar Germany

Listen, Paul Henry
The Emergence of German Polite Sie: Cognitive and Sociolinguistic Parameters

Smith, Arden Ray
Germanic Linguistic Influence on the Invented Languages of J.R.R. Tolkien

1995-1996

Blumberg, David Gabriel
"Singen möcht ich?": Hölderlin's Echo in New Music

Collison, Scott David
Performing Culture: Carnival and the Carnivalesque in Late Medieval and Early Modern Germany and Switzerland

Erb, James Robert
Performing at the Bar: Reconstructing the Nuremberg Fastnachtspiel of the Fifteenth Century

Nenno, Nancy Pauline
Masquerade: Woman, Nature, Modernity

Seong, Sang Hwan
Extended Semantic Typology with Special Reference to German, English, and Korean

1994-1995

Gaus, Linda Louise
"Zuo nutz und heylsamer ler": Representations of Women in Early Modern German Satire

Hens, Gregor Wolfgang
Ditransitive Constructions in German

Isenberg, Noah William
Between Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft: The Rise of German Modernism and the Question of Jewish Identity

Vandergriff, Ilona Margerita
A Study of German Conditionals: Domain, Verb Position, and Pragmatic Function

Wise, Gail Elizabeth
Ali in Wunderland: German Representations of Foreign Workers

1993-1994

Berman, Nina Auguste
Orientalismus, Kolonialismus und Moderne: zum Bild des Orients in der deutschen Kultur um 1900

Bledsoe, Robert Steven
Reading and Identity Construction in the Eighteenth Century German Novel (Gellert, La Roche, Nicolai, Goethe)

Clopton, Laura Dale
Dative Reflexive Motion Verbs in Old Saxon: Syntax, Semantics, and Discourse

Gott, Gil Michael
Migration, Ethnicization, and Germany's New Ethnic Minority Literature

Greiner, Paul Joseph
Suprasegmentals in Germanic: Evidence from Gothic and Old High German

Pohle, Bettina Barbara
Kunstwerk Frau: Repräsentationen von Weiblichkeit in der Moderne

Polster, Arnim Henry
Childhood, Autonomy, and Social Order: The Pedagogy of Karl Philipp Moritz

Zhang, Lihua
A Contrastive Study of Aspectuality in German, English, and Chinese

1992-1993

Baackmann, Susanne
"Erklär mir Liebe": weibliche Schreibweisen von Liebe in der Gegenwartsliteratur

Estabrook, Bernd Klaus
"Das geisteskranke Fragen nach einem Bewusstseyn": Dialectic and Rationality in the Work of Friedrich Hölderlin

1991-1992

Dunlap, Samuel Roy
Among the Cannibals and Amazons: Early German Travel Literature on the New World

Foell, Kristie A.
Blind Reflections: Gender in Elias Canetti's "Die Blendung"

Forester, Lee Allen
Umlaut Phenomena in Early New High German Discourse: A Pragmatic Approach

Kreide, Caroline
Lou Andreas-Salomé: Feministin oder Antifeministin? Eine Standortbestimmung zur wilhelminischen Frauenbewegung

Levin, David Jonathan
Taking a Stab at the Truth: Narrative Education and Aggression in the Nibelungenlied, Richard Wagner's Ring des Nibelungen, and Fritz Lang's Siegfried

Miller, Wayne Vincent
The Literary Canon as Process: Early Heinrich and Thomas Mann Novels in their Contemporary Reception

Newton, Stephen Leslie
German/English Lexicographical Contrasts: City, Queen (quean), Yard

Ralston, Kenneth Michael
The Captured Horizon: Heidegger and the Nactwachen von Bonaventura

1990-1991

Federle, James Courtney
Authenticities: Bodies, Gardens, and Pedagogies in Late-Eighteenth Century Germany

Krooks, David Andrew
At the Intersection of Semiotics and Linguistic Semantics: Sign in the Old Saxon Heliand and the Old High German Evangelienbuch

Mildenhall, Nicholas
The Interaction of Love and Art in Gottfried's Tristan

Ostrem, Francine
Maternal Inscriptions: Jelinek, Kafka, Sacher-Masoch

Pahl, Leslie Ann
Margins of Modernity: The Citizen and the Criminal in the Weimar Republic

Poeter, Elisabeth
"Der Frauen Wissenschaft ist der Mann": Phantasie und Wirklichkeit weiblicher Bildung

Torno, Timothy Carl
The Study of Temporality in Literature: Heidegger and Hölderlin

1989-1990

Brown, Robert Hutchins
Nature's Hidden Terror: Violent Nature Imagery and Social Change in Eighteenth Century German Writings

Brunner, Edda Sonnhilde
Sprache, Ideologie und Praxis in Kleists "Marquise von O...": Spannungsmomente und gesellschaftliche Machtverhältnisse

Schiffman, Byron Charles
Early New High German Technical Writings of Albrecht Dürer: Focus on Translation and Linear Syntax

Trauth, Gregory Paschal
German and English Academic Genres: A Contrastive Study of Astronomical Sublanguage and Discourse

Von Pohl, Ann Louise
Problems in Consonant Gemination: Germanic Evidence

1988-1989

Brauner, Sigrid Maria
Frightened Shrews and Fearless Wives: The Concept of the Witch in Early Modern German Texts (1487-1560)

Kosta, Barbara Kujundzich
Personal Histories: Autobiography and Female Identity in Contemporary German Literature and Film

1987-1988

Frickmann, Sybille
Erfahrungsseelenkunde. Karl Phillip Moritz' Beitrag zur Entwicklung der empirischen Psychologie im Kontext zeitgenössischer psychologischer und literarischer Texte

Henrotte, Gayle Allen
Language, Linguistics, and Music: A Source Study

Keutel, Walter
Der Autor als Fiktion: Produktive literarische Rezeption am Beispiel Robert Walsers

Tschirner, Erwin Paul
Aktionalitätsklassen der Prädikate des Neuhochdeutschen

Wauchope, Mary Michele
The Grammar of the Old High German Particles thoh, ia, and thanne

1986-1987

Genzmer, Herbert
Mendacity: On Contrastive Discourse Structures in German, English, and Spanish

Hamilton, Albert James
Johann Gottfried Herder and the Critique of Historical Reason

Hasty, Willard Ray
The Adventure as Social Performance: A Study of the German Court Epic

Murphy, Richard
The Decentered Reader: The Dramatication of Subjectivity and German Expressionism

Vaughan, Larry
Johann Georg Hamann: Metaphysics of Language and Vision of History

Wietlisbach, Cornel Joseph
Mögliche Wirklichkeit - wirkliche Möglichkeit?: Kritische Betrachtungen zu E.Y. Meyers "In Trubschachen" und "Die Rückfahrt"

1985-1986

Bister, Helga
Studien zum Dialekt von Krefeld am Niederrhein

Clark, Jonathan Philip
Immediacy and Experience: Institutional Change and Spiritual Expression in the Works of Quirinus Kuhlmann

Cook, Roger Franklin
The Demise of the Author: The Growth of the German Reading Public and the Writer's Retreat, 1770-1848

Gilbert, Steven MacLeod
Chasing the Frenzied Hare: Wolfram's Earthly Aesthetic in the Prologue and Imagery of Parzival

Guidry, Glenn Alan
Language, Ethics, and Society: A Model of Communication in Fontane and Hofmannsthal

Kaussen, Karl Josef
Interlingual Transfer in the Translation of Scientific and Technical Texts

Lehrer, Mark Alan
Intellektuelle Aporie und literarische Originalität. Wissenschaftsgeschichtliche Studien zum deutschen Realismus: Keller, Raabe und Fontane

McCormick, Richard William
The Politics of the Personal: West German Literature and Cinema in the Wake of the Student Movement

Painter, Sigrid Dejas
Die Aussprache des Frühneuhochdeutschen nach Lesemeistern des 16 Jahrhunderts - A study of the Pronunciation of Early New High German in the 16th century

1984-1985

Allert, Beate Ilse
Die Metapher und ihre Krise zur Dynamic der "Bilderschrift" Jean Pauls

Hall, Margaret Austin
Syntactic and Semantic Patterning with the Verb BE in the Older Germanic Languages

Murray, Hollice Marie
Literary Revolution as Bordello Romance: The Ideology of Gender and the Gender of Ideology in the Dawn of German Modernism

Parker, Timothy Scott
Modern North Frisian and North German: A Case Study in Language Variation and Language Change Between Languages in Contact

Quinn, Thomas Paul
Heinrich von Kleist und die Frage nach Gott

Williams, Eric Brian
Pictures, Poetry, and Play: A study of Georg Trakl and Poetic Language

1983-1984

Ahlbrecht, Wulf Heinrich
Wirklichkeit aus dem entgleiten Versuch zu Paul Celans späten Gedichten

Dowden, Stephen Dell
The Authority of Imagination. A Study in the Novel of German Modernism: Kafka, Broch, Musil, and Thomas Mann

Gooze, Marjanne Elaine
Bettine von Arnim, the Writer

Raney, Roslyn Sue
A Discourse Approach to Word Order Change in Germanic, Romance, and Celtic

1982-1983

Harris, Judith May
Modes of Domination: The Social Dimension in Ingeborg Bachmann's Fiction

Lackner, Regina Eis
Peter Rühmkorf: A Question of Balance

Love, Myra Norma
Das Spiel mit offenen Möglichkeiten: Subjectivity and the Thermatization of Writing in the Works of Christa Wolf

Lovik, Thomas Allan
A Conversational Analysis of German Service Encounters: Toward a Pragmatic Grammar of Modern Standard German

May, Gabriele Schmoll
Tradition im Umbruch: zur Sophokles-Rezeption im deutschen Vormärz

1981-1982

Chun, Dorothy Maria
A Contrastive Study of the Suprasegmental Pitch in Modern German, American English, and Mandarin Chinese

1980-1981

Menzies, John Karl
Schiller, Historical Truth, and the Netherlands: The Genesis of Schiller's Concept of History

Prandi, Julie D.
Sprited Women Heroes of the Goethezeit: Women Protagonists in the Dramas of Goethe, Schiller, and Kleist

1979-1980

Asher, Evelyn Westermann
Urteil ohne Richter: die psychische Integration oder die Entfaltung des Charakters im Werke Franz Kafkas

Keul, Norman Carl
Semantic Structures in the Minnesang of Heinrich von Morungen: A Textual Linguistic Analysis

Sparing, Margarethe Wilma
The Perception Reality in the Volksmärchen of Schleswig-Holstein: A Study in Interpersonal Relationships and World View

Tubach, Sally Patterson
Female Homoeroticism in German Literature and Culture

1977-1978

Meyerhofer, Nicholas Joseph
A Strong Tendency Towards Silence: Communication and Semantic Resistance in the Works of Paul Celan

Nutting, Peter West
Jean Paul and the Rise of Humor

1976-1977

Bishop, Harry M.
The "Subjectless" Sentences of Old High German

Hammond, Theresa Mayer
American Paradise: German Travel Literature from Duden to Kisch
Chair: Seeba

Morse, Margaret Elizabeth
The Works of Arthur Schnitzler as an Index of Cultural Change: Relationships between the Sexes in Society, Ideology, and the Imagination

Wijsen, Louk M. P. T.
Psychoanalysis and the Literary Symbol: A Structural Approach to Imagery, Language, and Thought in Literature

Wolfram, Manfred Kurt
Television as a Contemporary Literary Form: A Theory

Wright, Barbara Drygulski
Expressionist Utopia: The Pursuit of Objectless Politics

1975-1976

Hathaway, Luise Hertrich
Laut- und Bedeutungswandel in der Imster Mundart zwischen 1897 und 1973

Strodach, Elizabeth Aborn
Studies in Phonological and Analogical Change in Early North Germanic

Voge, Wilfried M.
The Pronunciation of "Standard German" According to the Descriptions of Eighteenth Century Grammarians

1974-1975

Critchfield, Richard Demar
Lessing and Brecht: A Comparative Study

Gelus, Marjorie Ann
Hölderlin's "Mnemosyne": An Interpretation

1973-1974

Aikin, Judith Popovich
Christian Views of History and Politics in the Dramas of Daniel Caspar von Lohenstein

Clausing, Gerhard Robert Bernd
On the Structure of Contemporary Colloquial German

Hannemann, Bruno
Verkehrtes theatrum mundi und verflixter Kerl: zu Johann Nestroys Bild vom Menschen

Mueller, Irmgard Sieker
Schillers "Die Räuber" im Spiegel der Zeit von der Entstehung bis 1859

Sharp, Francis Michael
A Poet of Despair Re-examined: Altered Consciousness and Values in Georg Trakl's Poetry

1972-1973

Cameron, Beatrice Adrienne
Anti-Computer: An Essay on the Work of Paul Celan, Followed by Selected Poems in Translation

1971-1972

Stone, Edward James
The Phonological System in the Leiden Williram

1969-1970

Bennett, Peirson Sterling Page
The Motif of Seeing and the Symbol of the Eye in Hermann Broch's Bergroman

Browning, Barton W.
Artifice Visible: Literary Mannerism in the Dramas of Daniel Casper von Lohenstein

Cook, Frances Beck
The Dream Image in the Poetry of Georg Heym

Jaeger, Charles Stephen
The Prologue Tradition in Middle High German Romance

Kossuth, Karen Catherine
A Case Grammar of Verbal Predicators in Old Icelandic

Kraft, Helga Wilhelmine
Harmonie und Missklang: Eine Studie der musikalischen und akustischen Zeichen in den Werken von Heinrich von Kleist

McCann, David Russell
Shakespeare in Brecht's Dialectical Theater: A Study of the Coriolanus Adaptation

South, Marie-Luise Sacks
Der Doppelsinn des Lebens: Dialektische Rhetorik als Strukturprinzip in Schillers Wallenstein

1968-1969

Eifler, Margret
Das Groteske in drei Parodien Thomas Manns: "Joseph und seine Brüder," "Das Gesetz," "Der Erwählte"

Gray, Clayton
Motifs of Classical Minnesang: Their Origin, Content, and Development

Rickerson, Earl Martin
The lingua adamica: Its Historical Development and Its Role in German Baroque Literature

Stenberg, Peter Alvin
The Theme of Time and the Golden Age: A Study of Meister Eckhart, Novalis, and Hofmannsthal

Waldenrath, Douglas Alexander
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing - the Humanist

1967-1968

Bahr, Ehrhard Carl Oskar
"Diese sehr ernsten Scherze ..." - Studien zum Problem der Ironie in Goethes Spätwerk (Divan, Wanderjahre und Faust II)

Clyde, Monica Weber
Der Bildungsgedanke bei Wilhelm Raabe

Giegerich, Wolfgang
Der verlonene Sohn - vom Ursprung des Dichtens Wilhelm Raabes

Hinman, Martha Mayo
Rhetoric and Ornamentation in the Songs of Walther von der Vogelweide

Kudszus, Winfried
Ödipus der Sprache: zum sprachlichen Geschehen beim späten und spätesten Höderlin

Ober, Peter Chapin
Sense Images for Noetic Experience in the Works of Meister Eckhart

Read, Ralph Russell
The Politization of Modern German Historical Drama

Richards, David Gleyre
The Works of George Büchner: A Study in Form and Meaning

Wheelis, Samuel Millard
Nicodemus Frischlin: Comedian and Humanist

1966-1967

Kluger, Ruth
The Development of the German Epigram in the 17th Century

Pimentel, Raul
The German Historical Folksong of the Late Middle Ages

Thomas, Barry Gillespie
Gottfried Keller: Appearance and Reality in his Prose Works

1965-1966

Baron, Frank E.
The Beginnings of German Humanism: The Life and Work of the Wandering Humanist Peter Luder

Bragg, Marvin Howell
The Concept of the Profession of Poet in Germany during the Eighteenth Century and the Evolution of a New Theory of Literature

Maurer, Warren R.
The Naturalist Appraisal of German Literature

Mihailovich, Vasa D.
Hermann Hesse and Russia

Sullivan, John Herman
The German Religious Sonnet of the Seventeenth Century

1964-1965

Fetzer, John F.
Music in the Life and Works of Clemens Brentano

Lowe, Pardee Joe Yee
German Noun Formation, 1964: Suffixation

Van Asselt, Jan
A Graphological Study of the Language of Zeno, a Middle Low German

1963-1964

Feder, Murray Harold
A Source Study and Interpretation of the Middle High German Poem: Die Gute Frau

Stavenhagen, Lee
The Science of Parzival

1962-1963

Hertling, Gunter H.
Wandlung der Werte im dichterischen Werke der Ricarda Huch

McWilliams, James R.
Thomas Mann's Heroes: Their Guilt and Its Significance

1961-1962

Farquharson, Robert Howard
The Development of the Love Theme in the Works of Hermann Hesse

Gish, Theodor Gordon
Immer nach Hause: The Theme of Wandering from Its Literary Beginnings Through Romanticism in Germany

Mileck, Margrethe Schioler
Scandinavian Antiquity in German Literature from 1745 to 1773

1960-1961

Brueckner, Hans-Dieter
Heldengestaltung in Conrad Ferdinand Meyers Prosawerken

Hortenback, Jenny Christa
Freiheitsstreben und Destruktivität: Frauen in den Dramen August Stringbergs und Gerhart Hauptmanns

1959-1960

Wiseman, Richard Wallace
Music and the Problem of Evil: Condemnation and Affirmation in the Works of Thomas Mann and Hermann Hesse

1958-1959

Rosenau, Henriette
Die Symbolik im Werk der Dichterin Gertrud von Le Fort

Spaethling, Robert Herbert
Der neue Stil im Drama des Sturm und Drangs

1957-1958

McNeely, James Alexander
Political Themes in the Literature of the German Enlightenment

1956-1957

Hauser, Ronald
Friedrich Hebbel and the Storm and Stress

Logan, Alan Livingston
The Attitude of the Early Nietzsche toward German Literature

Richter, Glenda Gillard
Daniel Casper von Lohenstein and the Turks

Tubach, Frederic Christian
History of the Exemplum in Germany to 1500

1955-1956

Babcock, Leland Stillman
Concepts of the Good Life in Stifter's Early Works

Blaisdell, Foster Warren
The Preposition-Adverbs in the Oldest Icelandic Prose Manuscripts

Dunkle, Harvey Ivan
C.M. Wieland's Aesthetic Evaluation of Literature

Engelsing, Ingeborg
"Amor fati" in Zuckmayers Dramen, 1925-1955

Iiams, Carlton Laird
Aegidiu Albertinus and Antonio de Guevara

Richter, Leo Thomas
The Italian Influence upon German Letters during the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries

Taylor, Ransom Theodore
The Concept of Political Power in the Works of Alfred Neumann

1954-1955

Daviau, Donald George
The Significance of Hermann Bahr to Austria

Shetter, William Z.
Umlaut in Medieval Dutch Nonliterary Texts

1953-1954

Henningsen, Caroline Henrietta
The East Frisian Dialect of Point Pleasant, Sacramento County, California

Shaw, Leroy Robert
The Concept of 'Kulturluge' in Hauptmann's Early Works

Wilbur, Terence Harrison
A Study of the Magical Vocabulary of Common Germanic

1952-1953

Nicholls, Roger Archibald
Early Thomas Mann and Nietzsche

Wilkie, Richard Francis
Christian Felix Weisze and his Relation to French and English Literature

1949-1950

Goldsmith, Ulrich Karl
The Will to Power in the Poetical Genesis of Stefan George

Kraft, Walter Carl
The Phonology of Wittenweiler's Ring

Schmidt, S. Edgar
German Librettos and Librettists from Postel's Psyche (1701) to Schikaneder's Zauberflote (1794)

1948-1949

Height, Joseph S.
The Translation of Goethe's Lyric Poems into English

1947-1948

Bergel, Kurt [ed.]
Der Briefwechsel von Georg Brandes und Arthur Schnitzler

Roeger, William Albert [ed.]
Georg Hager's Zweites Liederbuch: a Sixteenth Century Anthology of Meistergesang

Sobel, Eli
A Hans Sachs Anthology: The Meistertöne of Berlin 414

1946-1947

Brown, Francis Andrew
The Ideas of John Locke in the German Aufklärung

Lombardi, Stephanie Orth
Josef von Sonnenfels and the Viennese stage

Roertgen, William Francis
The Frankfurter gelehrte Anzeigen in Relation to the Literature of the Time (1772-1790)

1943-1944

Hagge, Carl William
Gabriel Rollenhagen's Amantes Amentes: An Introduction and Notes to the Edition of 1614

Riordan, John Lancaster
The Pleier's Place in German Arthurian Literature

1942-1943

Brenninger, Ralph Alfred
A Study of the Fugger Financial Vocabulary, 1494-1525

1941-1942

Moeller, Eric
Poetic Style and Technique in the Heroic Lays of the Edda

Whitesell, Frederick Rhodes
Middle High German Text Publication, 1800-1856

1940-1941

Immerwahr, Raymond Max
Ludwig Tieck's Contribution in Theory and Practice to the German Romanticists' Conception of Comedy

1937-1938

Cohn, Fritz Ludwig
France and the Poetry of the German Vormärz

Engelbarts, Rudolf Karl Wilhelm
Karl Rosenkranz als Literaturhistoriker und Kritiker

1936-1937

Borden, Charles Ernest
Johann Elias Schlegel als Vorläufer Gotthold Ephrain Lessings

1935-1936

Melz, Fritz
Wieland und Tieck: Ein Vergleich

Schmitz, Frederick Josef
Lessings Stellung in der Entfaltung des Individualismus im 18. Jahrhundert

1934-1935

Bunje, Emil Theodore Hieronymus
A Reconsideration of the Main Difficulties in the Expository Part of the Hildebrandslied

1933-1934

Delfs, Annemarie Helene
Die politische Lyrik des Dreissigjährigen Krieges von 1618-1648

Harrison, Margaret (Hayne)
A Comparative Study of Modern Religious Drama in Germany and France

1925-1926

King, Henry Safford
Echoes of the American Revolution in German Literature

1924-1925

MacInnes, Isabel Stewart
The Influence of Feminism on the German Women Novelists

1922-1923

Gudde, Erwin Gustav
Freiligraths Entwicklung als politischer Dichter

Kleine, Mathilde
Zur Entwicklung der Futurumschreibung 'Werden' mit dem Infinitiv

1919-1920

Bell, Clair Hadyen
The Sister's Son in the Medieval German Epic

Reinsch, Frank Herman
Goethe's Political Interests prior to 1787

1912

Wyneken, Friedrich Alexander
Rousseaus Einfluss auf Klinger

1908

Pinger, Wilhelm Robert Richard
Der junge Goethe und das Publikum