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*English Language & Literature

A guide to conducting research in English language and literature at the University of Virginia Library

Find Dissertations & Theses

Use the following sources to find doctoral dissertations and master's theses.  Copies of dissertations and theses from other universities can be requested via Interlibrary Loan: borrowing. For more resources for finding theses and dissertations, see the Research Guide Dissertations.

Recent UVA English Dissertations & M.A. Theses

Dissertations and theses offer the latest research from graduate students, identifying trends in the field.
As research tools, they are invaluable for their extensive bibliographies. The following are examples of recent dissertations and MA theses written by UVA English graduate students that can be found through Virgo and are available online through the LibraETD repository: