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Adams, Emma (2013) What different sales strategies do designer’s today use with regard to fashion being sold as an image or as a single garment? placing particular emphasis on advertising techniques. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Adams, Nathan (2007) I just want to see his face. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Allen, Tom (2013) Men’s health :and its role in promoting the narcissistic male and the ideal male body. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Amart, Eliane (2014) Screening the Civil Rights Movement: representations of Rosa Parks, Emmett Till and Medgar Evers within selected films and their modern day relevance. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Ames, Becky (2015) The contemporary phenomenon of adaptations from print to audio-visual media, focusing on the popularity of the ‘trilogy’ and the ‘saga’. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Anderson, Daniel (2009) An examination into representations of the Japanese family through the films of Yasujiro Ozu and Takashi Miike. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Anderson, Kieran (2007) What effect has the domestication of film had on the consumer? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Anderson, Victoria (2007) The Fantasia legacy: origins, innovations and cultural aspirations. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Andrews, Holly (2015) A discussion about the darkness of children's characters. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Arathoon, Barnaby (2015) How has the concept of Hell influenced writers, from Dante to Brookmyre, with special reference to my own creative artefact? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Arden, Jade (2013) Political protest as a form of performance: an exploration of the Republican hunger strikes and dirty protests in Northern Ireland, focusing on the women’s struggle in Armagh jail. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Ardill, Catherine (2008) The hero's journey: an exploration of musical leitmotif in Hollywood cinema. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Arnott, Katherine (2013) Compare and contrast fictional children’s novels written in diary form: how does the gender of the child affect the content? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Arriagada, Bernice (2013) Controlling the natural female :an analysis of the clothed female body, exposed and concealed. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Aslett, James (2007) Cultural upheavals and the emergence of the counterculture in 1960s America. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Atkins, Jennifer B. (2007) Dormitories and daemons: a study of popular children's literature from Blyton to Pullman. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Atkinson, Chriss (2007) The representation of Chilean political history in feature film. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Attridge, Michelle (2007) Victims of circumstance: obedient girls and transgressive women in 1860s sensation novels. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Austin, Emma (2015) Evolving evil: female villain in Disney animation. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Austin, Gem (2009) Mixed up men and poor boys: the crisis of American masculinity in Sunset Boulevard and The Graduate. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Avery, Samuel (2009) To Japan and back: a study into the transcultural exchange of influence between Western cinema and Akira Kurosawa. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Ayles, Jess (2015) Hibakusha legacies: peace, protest and identity in 1980s post-apocalyptic anime. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Ayliffe, Kate (2009) An investigation into the potential benefits of drama for young people: with particular reference to the Phat Drama club and the work of 20th and 21st century practitioners. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Ayres, Gemma (2007) How is mental illness portrayed on stage and screen? With particular reference to 'The father', 'A streetcar named Desire', 'Mr Jones' and 'Me, myself and Irene'. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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Bailey, Hebe (2016) A discussion of the representation of female characters in dystopian fiction. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Baillie, Katie (2007) Exploring taboos in children's literature: do they still exist? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Bakama, Joseph (2012) How the 'Body Snatchers' adaptations posit the question about the individual and how he or she relates to wider society, and how each text can be seen as representative of particular tensions of the particular context of each film. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Balderstone, David (2011) The Premier League: from local to global. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Bale, Jamie (2009) Pushing the boundaries of British theatre: Edward Bond and Sarah Kane. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Balfe, Paula (2007) What is the use of the "I" speaker? Exploring the politics of selfhood through the poetry of confession. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Banfield, Esme (2007) Martin Scorsese and the development of the American gangster genre. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Banks, Tamara (2007) To CGI or not to CGI? The potential negative affects of special effects. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Bansor, Mark (2013) Constructing Phase One: transmedia storytelling and the Marvel brand. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Barker, Joanna (2012) “Grab Shell Dude!” an exploration into how Pixar Animation Studios sell their feature films to audiences and create brand recognition through their marketing and merchandise. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Barnard, Alice Jane (2015) Popstars and the X Factor: the role of the ordinary contestant in the television talent show. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Barrett, Louisa (2012) The representation of feminity and transgendered characters in films of Pedro Almodóvar. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Barrett, Rebekka (2008) 'High fidelity': issues of authenticity in contemporary adaptations of Jane Austen. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Barron, Thomas (2015) Moral imperative or convenient choice?: media humanitarianism in the Syrian Civil War. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Base, Lucy (2011) ‘What a freak!’ An exploration of the freakshow aesthetic in popular factual programming. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Bates, Ashley Jonathan (2012) Visual representations of the Holocaust in North America and Europe. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Bates, Holly (2007) Screenwriting 40: Private lies: pilot episode. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Beard, Charlotte (2016) An interrogation of the visual power of the ‘horrific’ image: past, present and future. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Betts, Rowena (2007) Can the psychoanalytical perspective explain the timeless nature of the Cinderella tale? A study of the psychoanalytic opinion and the political opposition. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Billson, Chris (2008) Fight Club's middle children of history: masculinity, cinema and modern culture. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Bishop, Matthew K. (2006) A case study of Donnie Darko: analysing interpretations and its cult status. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Boal, Nieshia Anne (2013) The historical relationship between women’s football and the media. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Bond, Sarah (2012) How do the escapist, Utopic tendencies of musical theatre add to its significance as a form of entertainment?: from reality to dreams, an exploration of the fantastical world of the musical. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Boulton, Jayde (2013) The depiction of racism and the image of African-Americans in film. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Bourne, Alice (2013) How has the Tobacco industry’s use of media influenced the western world, and what effect has it had? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Bowen, Emma (2012) Body, space and object in Stanislavski and Suzuki. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Boyce, Victoria (2016) Women in musicals reflect gender stereotypes: using Judith Butler discuss the portrayal of women in Cole Porter's Anything goes and Kiss me, Kate. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Bramley, Sophie (2016) Contemporary adaptations of the classic Greek myths: how is the Greek mythological archetype of Medusa presented in contemporary literature. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Brand, James (2007) A study into cult horror films and their remakes. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Broers, David (2008) Icons of war: iconic images of conflict: impact, history and significance. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Browning, Leanne (2007) Above and beyond the layer of words and music: an exploration of an emotional language. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Buck, Emily (2012) You can like the life you’re living, you can live the life you like: an exploration into the representation of femininity in musical theatre. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Buckler, Louise (2008) The films of Takashi Miike: an exploration of violence and sadomasochism within his narratives. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Buckley, Lydia (2013) Fashion and fetishism :how the provocative became fashionable. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Bull, Laura (2013) In what ways can Sarah Kane’s work be considered postdramatic? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Burdon, Chelsey (2009) How did in-yer-face theatre reflect the social and political climate of post Thatcher Britain? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Burgess, Alana (2007) Tim Burton, an auteur? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Burrell, Andrew J. (2008) The slave, the spiritual and the assertion of ‘blackness’. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Bury, Emma (2012) Depictions of morality, masculinity and madness in Showtime’s 'Dexter'. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Butler, Tom (2008) The state's role in British film finance: intervention or interference? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Butt, Hannah (2013) Maintaining public service prominence in an age of austerity and technological development. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Buttery, Jessica Jaye (2015) When considering mother characters in musical theatre through a feminist lens, how does maternity relate to status and power? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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Candy, Jenny (2011) Child sex crimes, moral panics and the press. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Carberry, James (2013) Exploring fragrance advertising: a progressive examination of how representations of femininity can be destructive to women. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Cardus, Sarah (2016) Utopia and celluloid truth: an analysis of dissident cinema in Tito’s socialist Utopia. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Chalk, Penny (2012) Woolf then Potter: moving beyond gender within a gendered discourse. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Chambers, Vicky (2008) A woman's place is in the kitchen? Women involved with football are under represented in the media. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Charters, Amy (2007) The Hollywood self-reflexive backstage musical's evolving appeal over specific decades. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Cheary, Michael (2011) Untold stories: concepts of postmodernism in the work of Alan Bennett. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Chellew, Denyse (2009) Marilyn Monroe: immortalised sex symbol: iconic femininity refracted through American culture, star studies and textual analysis. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Cheshire, Jeanette (2008) Propaganda in a petticoat: the role of women and representations of femininity in Ministry of Information propaganda films of the Second World War. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Chesterman, Ellen-May (2012) Body and the media: the case of Channel 4. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Childs, Lucy (2012) How do social anxieties towards sexuality affect the fascination and progression of vampiric culture within film history? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Christmas, Jasmine (2013) How musicians are portrayed in music biopics. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Christodoulou, Elena (2015) In what ways does Matilda the Musical differ from, and capture the aura of Roald Dahl's original novel? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Chrysanthou, George (2007) Attack on the senses: analysis into the way in which films control and manipulate people's emotions. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Clack, Olivia (2013) An exploration of gender stereotypes in children’s fiction (ages 9-13) and how these stereotypes can shape identity. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Clark, Emma (2013) How Japanese aesthetic and design changed Western ideals of fashion and fiscal perfection : an investigation into the origins of the Japanese fashion aesthetics and ideals that challenged and forever changed the western fashion industry and the West’s perceptions of a ‘perfect’ silhouette and bodily ideal. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Clark, Samantha (2015) An online ethnography exploring body dissatisfaction in women with specific reference to idealised trends on Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Clark, jason (2013) Discuss the roles of gender, feminism and social mobility within the vehicle of sitcom. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Cole, Amelia (2015) Super-powered heroines and submissive men: the importance of design and pop culture in Japan and the shifting representations of women in Japanese anime. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Cole, Emily Margaret (2015) How the style of Allegro (1947) can be considered 'proto-poststructuralist' taking into consideration the influence it had on concept musicals in particular Stephen Sondheim's creation of Merrily We Roll Along (1981). BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Coles, Charlie (2007) Packaging the outback: Aussie cinema. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Collier, Anthony (2016) A Freudian approach to the cerebral thrillers of Christopher Nolan; Memento (2000), The Prestige (2006) & Inception (2010). BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Collins, Andrew (2012) Does sex and violence make HBO quality? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Condon, Suzanne (2007) How Hollywood manipulates history through costume. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Coogan, Kathryn (2013) Documenting the unknown: how United Airlines Flight 93 is portrayed in factual and fictional media. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Cook, Charlotte (2015) Gender and genre in Japanese animation. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Cook, Lucy Hannah (2015) It's real for us: how do authors convince intelligent readers that magic, elves and wizards really do exist? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Cooper, Charlotte (2013) To infinity and beyond: how the Toy Story franchise captivated audiences and sustained long lasting popularity. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Corbett-Stenson, Phoebe (2016) A discussion of the motifs of saudade and nostalgia in Portuguese Fado and in poetry of the English-speaking world. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Corcoran, Charlotte Emma Mary (2012) The American Dream: a study of the contrasting representations in film as a motivational myth or delusional disappointment? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Corcoran, Kirsty (2012) Tabloid reportage of sex crime: a critical analysis. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Cornell, Kirsty (2008) Information, ideologies and alternatives: an investigation into how the news media informed audiences during the 2003 Iraq war. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Crowle, Richard (2015) Reporting the Bosnian War in British and US newspapers. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Cubis, Lyndsey (2007) Laughter on the front line: how successfully can comedy conventions be incorporated into war literature? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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D'Cunha, Rebecca (2011) Propaganda, the media and the Iraq War: how the British and American governments created and sustained support for the 2003 invasion of Iraq. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Dangerfield, Michael (2007) There and back again: adapting and influencing Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Dann, Tom (2009) Fauns, fascism and demon superheroes: considering Hellboy as part of Guillermo del Toro's auteur canon. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Darmanin, Gabriella (2015) Discourses of gender; Shakespeare's women and their representation in 1nodem plays. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Davies, Carrie-Ann (2016) Does the young adult label limit readership of young adult literature to young adults? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Dawes, Mark (2011) Operazione Paura: Mario Bava and the haunted world of aesthetics. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Deegan, C. J. (2007) A study of racial stereotypes and masculinity in the interracial buddy film genre. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Delfan-Azary, Louise (2008) A virtual ethnography into the gendered communication styles and identities of the womengamers.com community. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Destiney, Anya (2011) Discuss whether Peter Brook's version of The Mahabharata offers a successful example of intercultural theatre by exploring how it deals with the post-colonial relationship between Britain and India. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Dewart, Craig (2015) Supercrip?: how media coverage of disability sport influences the place of disabled people in wider society. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Dineen, Fintan (2013) America and the commodification of the individual. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Doggrell, Jack Robert (2015) Has Disney™ produced an immersive hyperreal environment, apropriated through the Disney™ Theme Parks to express its ideological hegomony?: what are the implacations of such appropriations culturally? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Dollard, Kim Marie (2013) Identity play, relationships and cybersex: how can love be proved true online? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Dower, Oscar (2016) Pay attention something’s happening here: an exploration into the Jamaican film industry and its gradual emergence from The harder they come (Henzell, 1973) to Better mus’ come (Saulter, 2010) and Ring di’ alarm (Saulter et al, 2012). BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Doyle, Caroline (2013) Critical reflections on the political theatre of John McGrath and 7:84 Theatre Company: how successfully did their plays speak for the people and to the people? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Draper, Natalie (2012) James Horner: film composer as auteur or ‘collabor-auteur’. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Dunlop, Faye Frances (2015) What goes on behind closed doors?: n exploration into Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette (2006) and Saul Dibb's The Duchess (2008). BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Duymun, Nawaz (2007) The problematic representation of conflict within the Vietnam War genre. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Dyulgerova, Krista (2015) Being human in 21st century: representation of the female sexual identity in queer cinema. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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Edermaniger, James (2014) Things that would shatter your imagination: materialism, pessimism and the limits of perception in Lucio Fulci's films City of the living dead, The beyond, and The house by the cemetery and H.P. Lovecraft. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Edmonds, Daniel (2007) Big Fro's and bad attitudes: an examination of the blaxploitation genre from its origins to the present. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Edmonds, Susanna (2013) Shifting perspectives: the role of multiculturalism in young adult fiction. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Ellis, Anthony (2014) The Batman film franchise: how the attacks on America on September 11th changed American cinema. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Erwood, Bethany (2014) Magic is might: an investigation of the online and offline practices of the Harry Potter fandom. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Escott, Natalie (2013) Modernity and the Weimar Republic: an analysis of sexuality and gender performativity in early German cinema. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Everly, Jank Simon (2015) Don’t worry when you are not recognised, but strive to be worthy of recognition: an exploration into the biopic: how different moments in history and popularised iconic figures have been present in mainstream Hollywood Cinema. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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Fairchild, Ria (2008) From autobiography to Hollywood musical: how do you solve a problem like Maria? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Farquharson, Paul (2008) Race and identity in Hollywood war cinema: the changing nature of America's relationship with "otherness" in films on Japan and Vietnam. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Farrell, Adam (2015) How do Jung and Freud's theories relate to the transformational arc of the protagonist in film? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Fattore, Emilio (2015) An analysis into the marketing and merchandising of comic book films, through the study of the Batman franchise from Tim Burton to Christopher Nolan. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Fletcher, Kate (2007) The evolution of the femme fatale: assessing her transition into films of the neo noir. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Fletcher, Matthew (2012) How does the British press influence notions of Islamophobia within British society? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Floyd-Berry, R. (2009) The Hong Kong New Wave: the roles of Ann Hui, Stanley Kwan and Wong Kar Wai. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Foster, Michael (2006) A genre? A style? A racial statement? The evolution of the martial arts film. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Franks, Christopher M. (2008) A descent into the macabre: an investigation into the films of Lucio Fulci and his status as an exploitation filmmaker. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Fry, Andrew (2009) Examine and discuss the portrayal of masculinity in the films of Martin Scorsese. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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Galpin, Hannah (2012) Gender discourse within the British tabloid press: a study of the representation of female sex crime victims with reference to the Ipswich prostitute murders. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Gambari, Linnea (2008) Accuracy issues in three adaptations of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice". BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Gamble, Melanie A. (2011) An examination of the media’s representation of trauma in the aftermath of the Omagh bombing, looking specifically at local and national newspapers. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Gardner, James (2013) Why can’t you just be normal? A Lyotardian exploration of disability and normality within popular musical theatre. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Gibbs, Joseph (2013) The evolution of horror from Lovecraft and Poe to Stephen King and Clive Barker: to what extent have contemporary horror authors been influenced by their predecessors? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Gibson, Verity (2016) We need to talk about Eva. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Giddings, Bethany (2015) Are the fundamental principles of existentialism more effectively conveyed through literary expression or through philosophical interpretation? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Gomolka, Anna (2007) Polish cinema under the communist regime (1945-1989). BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Gonzalez, Lucy Jane (2012) The Maestro: the impact and development of the film scores of Hans Zimmer from 1991 to 2010. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Gordon, Hannah (2011) To what extent do Warner Brother's musicals of the 1930s embody the Great Depression and represent President Roosevelt's "New Deal" ethos? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Grier, Emma (2013) An exploration of American ideology and its portrayal in the Broadway musical. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Groves, Rebecca Alice (2013) Exploring avatar construction in second life: a misleading contrast to the real life human. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Growney, Joel (2008) Locating trends of social, cultural and political expression within American and British punk and post-punk music. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Gunn, Nathalie (2011) An analysis from a Marxist perspective of the novel 'Wicked: the life & times of the Wicked Witch of The West', by Gregory Maguire and its musical adaptation ‘Wicked’ the Musical, by Stephen Schwartz. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Gurney, N. (2015) Consumption and collapse: contemporary American myth in post-recession mainstream cinema. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Guy, Belinda (2015) From the millennia old oral tale of Sumerian Kings to the didactic poetic form of the 18th Century, how can epic poetry survive the "intensity and concentration of modern poetry" within the 21st Century? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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Halmshaw, Michael (2007) In the right place. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hamill, Jaime (2016) Self-representation through slash fiction : an ethnography of the LGBT fandom pornography on Tumblr. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hamilton, Lacey (2016) An exploration of the animal rights debate and an investigation into PETA’s campaigns and the use of shock advertising. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Harding, Perry-Jon (2006) 'Raging Bulls' - The representation of men and masculinity in the films of Martin Scorsese. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hargreaves, Martin (2009) How has the representation of gay men changed from 1980’s British television drama to more contemporary examples? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Harmer, Rebecca (2013) The exploration of how controversial and taboo themes, usually associated with adult fiction, are presented in fiction for younger readers. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Harper, Mark (2009) "He says the unspeakable and touches the untouchable": representations of Korean identity in the films of Kim Ki-duk. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Harris, Ian (2011) “It’s a strange world, isn’t it?”: fantasy, reality and David Lynch. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Harris, Sophie (2012) Royles, Fools and Horses: class and the sitcom. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hartley, Cherelle (2009) Recurring themes and issues in contemporary commercial Brazilian cinema. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hathaway, Vicki Louise (2012) “For much of the twentieth century the dance world has tended to be predominantly dominated by females” (Burt, 1953, p.12): to what extent is the gendered space of movement problematic territory for the male dancer? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hattam, Daniel (2007) A critical analysis of skydiving films through the application of various theoretical frameworks. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hawes, Emily Eve (2015) Utopias in performance: a diachronic discussion of theatrical representations of the Holocaust. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hawkesford, Sally (2007) For arts sake! An investigation into the representation and consumption of the 'Young British Artists' on art audience in the 20th and 21st century. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hayler, Claudia (2015) The fallen woman and the ideal victim: the representation of female criminals and victims in the British press from 1997 to 2014. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Haynes, Tom (2008) The films of Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau and the Weimar culture. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hearn, Mark (2009) The Phantom phenomenon: a century of adaptations through novel, film and stage in The Phantom of the Opera. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Heelis, Paul (2011) Commodification, commercialism and capitalism: a study of current West End theatre. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Henley, Charlotte (2013) An exploration of two therapeutic approaches to dramatherapy and the use of myth enactment to mediate a change in behaviour. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Henzley, Chloe (2013) Who needs reasons when you’ve got heroin: representations of heroin in Requiem for a dream, The basketball diaries and Trainspotting. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hepplewhite, Jack (2016) Theatre, justice and punishment: a study of theatre's role in the evolving narrative of criminal justice. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hicks, Amy I. (2009) "Don't call me babe": the emergence and evolution of the contemporary action heroine. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hill, Frances (2007) Did you really quack at the Principal? Investigation into Disney and its brand and identity through the context of the child, sport and genre within the film the Mighty Ducks. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hill, Stacey-Louise (2011) A revision of romance and gender roles: Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hinks, Joseph (2009) Sarah Kane’s view of a “society built on violence and denial” (Sierz, 2001, p.120) necessitates the emergence of a new dramatic metaphysics within her plays. How does Sarah Kane use her metaphysical and psychological outlook as both a metaphorical and literal device to convey meaning in her work? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hobbs, Simon (2008) The study of race, religion and society within George A. Romero's "Dawn of the Dead" and Lucio Fulci's "Zombi 2". BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Holden, Gemma (2011) Cultures of addiction: the representations of drug use in 1990s British film. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hopkins, S. (2016) To what extent can Made in Chelsea (Channel 4, 2011-) be seen as an example of Disneyfication? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Howard, Jamie (2014) The Evil dead and Evil dead: a textual and paratextual presentation across remakes. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Howells, David (2007) Untitled screenplay. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Humphreys, Kathryn (2008) How has the concept of the New Lad served to promote and protect a new model of hegemonic masculinity within contemporary British society? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hunt, Eleanor Ruth (2013) Controversial or progressive?: a defence of PETA’s marketing tactics and campaigns. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hutchinson, Lucy (2015) #Selfie: how does narcissism manifest through self-representation online? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hyde, Vanessa (2007) The ingredients of cultural identity: women and cultural identity in modern day Ghana: tradition and expectations. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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Jackson, Alice (2011) How might American silent slapstick film be seen as a political tool? Considering the theories of the Frankfurt School and recent developments in media. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Jacobs, Natalie (2008) The prison drama in contemporary Hollywood cinema. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

James, Cherry (2011) Cut from the picture: the film editor vs. auteur theory. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Jardine, David (2013) Gaga’s and Bieber’s tweeting practices: assessing the importance of human brands, alpha users and composing interactive content for marketing efforts. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Jennings, Nicole (2016) ‘Oh, no, baby, no. You’re not going to die. They are.’: Female action protagonists in Aliens (1986), The long kiss goodnight (1996), and The hunger games (2012). BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Jones, Emma (2013) Do literary taboos change with time? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Jones, Samuel (2009) In space no one can hear you clean: the changing gender representations in Alien and Aliens. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Jones, Sian (2007) The divine unconscious: exploring the origins of inspiration. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Judd, Ellie (2015) The representation of Irish travellers in British television documentaries. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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Kadhim, Eaman (2015) How has Hollywood's depiction of mental health issues in film changed since the 1940s? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Kavanagh, Madeleine (2007) The gender politics of death: why does Satine have to die? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Kay, Amy (2008) Extreme makeover programmes: how a glorified account of transformation legitimises the use of cosmetic surgery. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Keiller, Stephanie (2015) How has the ‘movie psychopath’ been reimagined in recent Hollywood films? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Kelleher, Alexandra (2014) Carrie: menstruation and the monstrous feminine. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Kelly, Rosanna (2011) An examination of 'new weird America' folk-derived music's authenticity through Theodor Adorno's theory on 'popular' music and the culture industry. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Kelly, Stephanie (2008) 'Racism without race': an examination of racially motivated murders in the British press. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Khurana, Kamal (2011) The positive and negative effects of the digital music revolution: how the Internet, technology and file-sharing has shaped the modern day music industry. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Kilpatrick, Andrew (2016) Cringe compilations: production, reception, & how humiliation can affect normative behaviours. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

King, Bianca Margaret (2015) To what extent does popular film soften the reality of the Holocaust? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

King, Lisa (2013) Journalism, ethics and the Leveson inquiry. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

King, Matthew (2008) The director in the service of Stalin. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Kingsbury, Rebecca (2007) SpEx exercise: hero vs. villain: how successful is a fairy tale told from the villain's perspective? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Kirke, Nickie (2007) Giving 'em the old "razzle dazzle": the representation of femininity and female sexuality in the musical. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Kitchin, Gregory (2013) A study of David Fincher’s depiction of marginalised females originating from adapted texts. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Kiudulas, M. (2016) Video games: blessing or a curse? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Kolseth, Matthew (2009) Hidden political allegories in the Park Chan Wook Vengeance Trilogy. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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Lacan, Paul (2016) Exploring the impact of virtual reality in a contemporary gaming audience. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Lacey-Davidson, Kyla (2007) Screenwriting 40: Happenstance. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Lake, Lewis (2012) The amalgamated avenger: deconstructing the contemporary superhero. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Lambert, Emma (2016) Taylor Alesana: a case study deconstructing identity, tragedy and transgenderism through social media. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Lancaster, Curtis (2013) Why do audiences still choose to listen to radio? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Landless, Matthew (2016) Gender representation & comic books: Kick-ass and the work of Mark Millar. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Lane, Megan (2013) British heritage films of the 2000s: the demand for the production and consumption of films set in the 1980s. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Latter, Annabelle (2012) Taking comedy seriously: the changing role and effects of modern television satire on society in Britain. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Lavelle, Anna (2011) Selling feminism: a discussion of ‘popular feminism’ found in Cosmopolitan magazine. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Law, Suzannah (2016) Immersion in the performing arts: Why is the liminal such a central trope of immersive dramaturgies and what are the implications of this upon the ontology of the audience's role? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Lawrence, Rebecca (2016) Globalisation of the Walt Disney Company: how their skills in finance, marketing, and promotion are influential when expanding the Disney empire. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Layburn, Lisa-Marie (2015) What makes a postmodern adaptation?: a case study of The princess bride (Reiner, 1987). MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Le Roux, Jennifer (2013) Unlocking the genre chains: the changing face of crossover fiction and breaking chick lit boundaries with supernatural influence. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Legg, Charlie (2016) A thematic deconstruction of Lars Von Trier’s Antichrist: is his Representation of the Female Misogynistic? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Leighton, Georgia (2013) An examination into the representation of the ageing woman in film and TV: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Sigourney Weaver. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Leighton, Georgia Ann Daisy (2013) An examination into the representation of the ageing woman in film and TV: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Sigourney Weaver. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Leighton, Jenna (2012) The gangster genre: censorship of the movies in 1930’s America. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Lewis, Matthew (2006) Bodies on the edge of forever: representations of the body in 1980s and 1990s science fiction films. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Lodowski, Amy (2012) Videogames and the future of storytelling: a study of the influence narrative techniques have had on the development of story in the history of videogames. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Lowe, Charlotte (2011) From ‘hip-hop’ to ‘hip-pop’: the consequences of capitalism on hip-hop music. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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MacDonald, Daniel (2015) Remembrance, revision and remediation of the Second World War in contemporary Hollywood cinema. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Machin-McGarry, A. (2016) National identities and theatre: alternatives to a National Theatre in Belgium. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Mackie, Charlotte E. (2007) How naturalistic is naturalism in theatre today? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Maher, Alexandra Louise (2013) A discussion of gender and sexual identity in fiction. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Mahony, Eve (2015) Women in the Media: with particular reference to Blurred lines, has the exploitation of the sexualisation and misogyny of women gone too far? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Mallinson, Hazel (2013) Theatre, education, politics and funding: how effective was Belgrade’s Theatre in Education experiment as a response to the social and political climate from which it was born and how relevant is this to a contemporary audience? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Mann, Katherine (2016) How are Jungian archetypes both used and subverted in fairy tales, mythology and folklore from around the world? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Mann, Raman (2011) How has the representation of British Asians in British Asian films changed from the 1970s to now? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Martin, Avive Mikhaela (2015) And all that jazz ... : a study into the representations of female archetypes and nostalgia in 21st Century musicals. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Martin, H. (2015) Degeneration and regeneration: the Hollywood film musical and its journey from the classical to the postmodern. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Maskell, Katherine (2007) The purpose and power of the mask in the history of theatre. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Matthews, Jessica (2015) The development of celebrity culture and commercialism in Reality Television: the case of Big brother. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Maving, Amelia (2013) Age is no guarantee of efficiency”, “And youth is no guarantee of innovation”: the construction of Skyfall through pastiche of key signifiers of the 007 series, leading to a postmodern reading of this franchise culture. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Maynard, Lee (2015) What are the ethical implications of Marina Abramović's performances for the audience's participation and what impact does this have on the nature of responsibility? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Maynard, Rebecca (2008) MGM musicals from the golden era; a study of stars, glamour and audiences. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

McCrorie, Hannah (2011) A study of the representation of female protagonists in contemporary action film. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

McDonald, Jonathan (2015) Mass media's influence on women's body image in the western world (particularly focusing on U.S. and UK examples). BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

McDougall, Arran (2011) It has been suggested that in recent years the content of MMORPG games is becoming increasingly “dumbed down”. To what extent is this true, and what effects are the changes having on the communities. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

McLain, Carly (2007) Do Augusto Boal's theatrical techniques have any relevance when utilized within contemporary British community theatre? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

McLean, Rory (2007) From celluloid to sensor: the role of technology and aesthetics in the films of Lars von Trier. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

McNichol, George (2012) Doctor Who? an eclipse in the search for transcendental truth. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Mcdonald, Thomas (2016) The greatest country in the world? : how American Exceptionalism is reinforced in popular media. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Mckenna, Aran (2015) Benefits TV: representation of welfare claimants on British reality television. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Medcraft, Leigh William (2016) A reflection of society and political economy of 1930's America through the guise of the Marx Brothers. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Meeking, Sarah (2015) A study into the relationship of social media and sexism. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Miller, Andrew (2007) The representation of femininity in contemporary Vietnam War films. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Miller, Paul (2012) The changing landscape of pop music journalism: is it all over now? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Mills, Rosemary (2011) Representations of New York & post 9/11 television: a friends case study. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Mogose, Rebecca (2007) Is Brecht's epic theatre still relevant in recent theatre? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Monkcom, Ronni (2013) Does madness accompany brilliance in iconic female writers: with specific focus on Virginia Woolf, Agatha Christie and Sylvia Plath? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Montanarini, Jonathan (2013) Confessions of a masked man: an exploration into how masks are used in prison theatre’s rehabilitation techniques with specific look into Geese Theatre Company’s work. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Moore, Isabelle (2011) The evolution of the character of 'the witch' in the performing arts: to what extent can the evolution of the character of the witch be linked to the development of feminism? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Morley, Thomas (2011) A new persona for a new new Hollywood: the work of Charlie Kaufman and how it informs the changing face of American independent cinema. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Morris, Matthew J. (2011) A certain incompatibility? British cinema in a transnational global age. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Mosse, Greg (2009) The Silver Dirham. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Moulder, Dean (2008) Post 9/11 filmmaking and representations of the 'other'. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Moyes, J. (2016) Sexual violence: a feminist, critical approach to pornography and Fifty shades of grey. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Mullin, Megan (2013) The representation of women over a period of time in Disney princess films. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Muncer, Bethany (2016) Exploitation as entertainment: the treatment of subjects in Louis Theroux. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Murphy, Corrine (2013) A study of the representation of Aboriginal people in Australian cinema. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Murray, Eleanor (2016) Tackling female stereotypes from the Golden Age era: female empowerment in Stephen Sondheim's representations of the contemporary American woman. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Mustafa, Nurlaili (2015) The image of Islam and Arab Muslims in Hollywood film The kingdom and TV Series State of affairs; in the aftermath of 9/11. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Myhill, Chris (2012) A comparison of the representation of Africa in film in Western cinema and African cinema. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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Neale, Jordan (2016) A cross-cultural analysis of the privacy vs. surveillance debate across social media communications. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Nelson, Adam (2007) The media, moral panics and film. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Neville, Peter (2007) Hollywood's apocalypse films: a study into the representation of fear in American society. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Newey, Stephen (2011) Section 28: an investigation into the British media and homophobia; with particular reference to education. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Newman, James (2008) The cost of change: the representation of African-Americans in musical theatre. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Newman, Olivia (2016) How and why do writers still adapt Shakespeare’s plays for contemporary audiences? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Nielsen, Annika (2013) Rejecting traditional continuity editing: the jump cut, long take and split screen. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Noble, Heather (2015) How do certain contemporary performances challenge perceptions and the stigma of mental illness? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Norum, Ben (2008) To what extent can the television cookery genre be seen to represent the changes in views of femininity, feminism and women's roles which have occurred since the 1950s? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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O'Brien, Conor (2016) The fuelling of Islamophobia through propagandistic and warmongering content in Western media. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

O'Connor, Stephen (2012) Resident evil: how do narrative, genre and canon function in the videogame adaptation? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

O'Neill, Michael (2009) Teen dreams and 'Net scenes: how Channel 4 used teen drama to get under the *Skins* of youth audiences. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

O'Riordan, Ella (2015) An exploration of fractured identity: he self and society. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Oakes, James (2012) Watching the voyeur: changing attitudes to the peeping tom. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Oakley, Lauren (2012) Can the aesthetic quality of theatre be combined with its therapeutic benefits to improve well-being? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Oates, Caroline (2011) How hilm costume illustrates the character’s journey: an exploration into character development and class, character identification and genre. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Ogbe-Millar, Boulique (2012) Media, suffering and Rwanda. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Omale, Gloria (2011) Soap opera and its viewers. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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Packer, Helen (2011) How influential has Max Factor been in the history of Hollywood Glamour and how did his dominance affect the beauty culture industry of the 1930s? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Palmer, Fiona (2009) Shadows of a man: representations of masculinity in American neo noir. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Parish, Laura (2012) How has our understanding of community changed with the advent of online social networking such as 'Second Life'? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Parker, Lily (2008) "I didn't let them kill him, and that's not the same thing": the peculiar moral codes of Sergio Leone's heroes. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Pateman, Joel (2009) Lost in transition: Hong Kong cinema since the handover. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Payaneeandee, Maria (2014) The depiction of Aboriginal culture represented in the films by white directors and Aboriginal directors. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Peace, Charlotte Emily (2012) Natural born killers and columbine: a case study in the media effects debate. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Peng, Zhenzhu (2015) Confucianism and Taoism in Ang Lee’s films. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Penny, Liam (2007) Romero remade: how gender representation in horror has changed since 1968. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Penycate, Rachael (2009) To what extent does the portrayal of family and the protective parent in contemporary Japanese horror cinema contribute towards the understanding of modern Japanese society? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Pettitt, Alison (2015) Pride or prejudice?: the representation of the transcommunity in films of the 1990s. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Phillips, Daniel (2016) How did the 2012 London Olympic ceremony contribute towards promoting national identity? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Pike, Harold (2012) BBC News coverage of Libya: an analysis of pro and anti-Qadhafi groups. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Pike, Jodie (2011) Exploring the possible future of the lesbian television experience: from Springfield to Venice. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Pomeroy, Alexander (2007) Berkovianisation of the text: sound, self and social boundaries. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Pook, Alex (2015) Heart of a gamer: a study of videogame fandom. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Pope, Andy (2009) "Drinking vodka, getting fucked and plucking chickens. That's my dream.": with specific reference to social class, discuss how the British film industry responded to the political and economic environment created by Thatcherism. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Powell, Laura (2011) Adapting The War of the Worlds - Bryon Haskins and Steven Spielberg: political, social and scientific beliefs. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Powell, Louise (2008) Charles Dickens: pickpockets, prostitutes and downright murder! BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Prankard, Sinderlie (2016) From page to stage: a discussion of adaptation and the art of recreating established narrative. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Pruul, Kreete (2012) How has the contemporary media changed the perception of food? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Purser, Alexander (2007) How does theatrical space alter/inform a director's perception of theatrical forms: what are some strategies for dealing with them? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

price, Katie (2016) Blurring the lines: dramatherapy, playing and reality. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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Quattromini, Rob (2013) To what extent has horror fiction for children developed over time, from Grimm to Goosebumps? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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Rawsthorne, Ffion (2015) The representation of abuse and neglect in modern children's literature and its significance. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Reason, Connor (2015) Fantastical detectives: a discussion on the genre conventions of fantasy and detective fiction and the ideas of hybridization in both classic and contemporary literature. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Reed, Amy (2012) Somewhere over the rainbow: how can 'The Wizard of Oz' help to illuminate Lacanian theory, and in turn, aid in the understanding and authenticity of musical theatre? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Reed, Paul (2007) Game to film: an exploration in to the unrealised potential of Hollywood adaptations of videogames. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Reid, Louise (2013) Can theatre challenge the oppression felt by disabled people? An investigation into the relationship between theatre and disability. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Richardson, Deborah (2012) Adrian: the glamour, the stars and the fashions of 1930s Hollywood. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Riley, James (2007) Lost on the road of life: the theme of the outsider in American independent cinema of the 1960s. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Robertson, Carrin E. (2007) Total act: inner and outer physicality in the early work of Jerzy Grotowski. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Robins, Thomas (2016) Has commercialisation corrupted football during the Premier League era?: an investigation into the effects of commercialisation on English football since the Formation of the Premier League. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Robinson, Emma (2012) An investigation of the narrative of resistance through popular music and the media event. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Rodgers, Hayley (2015) Hair-raising horror: representations of hair and horror in Japanese cinema. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Rodgers, Hayley (2016) The human canvas: a discussion of tattoos as an embodiment of identity. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Rogers, Nicholas (2012) Geopolitics in Hollywood: U.S. government influence over film production of Iraq. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Roome, Susan (2016) A discussion on how identity and the ‘self’ is formed through literature. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Rowe, Samantha Jade (2012) The paedophile as a social construct, and the effect this has on society. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Rowlatt, Lindsay Ann (2012) In what ways did glamour and authenticity assimilated into on-screen Hollywood costumes in the 1930s, analysing a case study of Marlene Dietrich. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Russell, Andrew (2011) Charlie Chaplin the auteur: the comedic modes, political and social commentary present in Modern Times and The Great Dictator. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Rutledge, Megan (2016) A psychoanalytical perspective of Spring awakening: how does the gender identification process offer reason to the main characters inevitable relationship? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Ryan, Elizabeth (2013) Compare and contrast how dystopian science-fiction and fantasy is used as a tool to explore sexual politics and gender equality. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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Sager, Clare (2007) Gender, poetry and the natural world: a case study special exercise. Is it possible to negotiate a feminised poetic discourse from the masculine landscapes of Ted Hughes and Seamus Heaney? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Scurfield, Samuel James (2012) Hegemonic ideology and identity in the virtual space. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Seely, L. (2016) Crazy women of Hollywood: representations and treatments of the female mental patient in US cinema. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Segal, Alexander (2007) 'What's the buzz': a study of the validity of the term 'rock musical' as a legitimate genre in musical theatre with specific reference to Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar and Jonathan Larson's Rent. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Shepherd, Nichola (2012) What is the ontology of the audience’s role in Postdramatic dramaturgy? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Shivakumar, Aislinn (2013) The portrayal of male and female characters in young adult dystopian literature. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Simmons, Shelagh (2016) Women's War of Words: patriotism, pacifism and propaganda in the prose and poetry of the First World War. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Smith, Elizabeth (2013) How are the emotional effects of the September 11th terrorist attacks discussed in contemporary fiction, and what creative techniques can be used to handle this critical issue? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Smith, Guy J. (2008) Representational dynamics: the American liberal, conservative and transitional periods in selected new Hollywood film. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Smith, Lucinda (2012) An analysis into how social media and interactive web platforms are changing the way advertisers advertise with specific reference to virtual methodologies. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Smith, Michael (2015) They play bingo and eat cheeseburgers: the subcultural representation, and postmodern literary rejection, of dirty realism. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Smith, Olivia (2011) Musical theatre adaptation: or how to give the gift of song to everyone from French peasants to Hollywood has-beens. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Smith, Sophie (2013) Veronica Mars and Pretty Little Liars: a study into the reincarnation of film-noir within American teen-noir. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Smith, Victoria (2011) A study of the interconnections between the films of Stan Brakhage and the works of Paul Cezanne, Shauma Beharry and John Cage through phenomenology. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Southern, Olivia (2013) Desensitisation: do creative industries have an effect on the desensitisation of young people? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Spacey, Ashton (2012) Western women, teenage shota and fan-fiction: criminal, subversive, rebellious or cathartic? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Springer, Andy (2011) Football hooliganism: Hillsborough and the press. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Standen, Georgia (2013) The little death of the femme fatale. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Stapley, Kathryn (2009) The mask as an agent in the transformation of the performer. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Stears, Gareth (2007) 'I'm mad as hell, and I'm not gonna take it anymore': how new Hollywood cinema criticised American society. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Steele, Tracy (2008) An examination into how the films of 'New Hollywood' challenged and subverted classical Hollywood resolution. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Stephan, Sarah L. (2007) 'Love me or Kill me': an exploration into external influences, identity and madness within the plays of Sarah Kane. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Stephens, Rachael (2011) The politics of global warming: conservative, liberal and radical perspectives on climate change in 21st century British press. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Stevens, Christopher (2013) The media mogul and democracy: Murdoch, the Leveson inquiry and the press. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Stevens, Sarah (2012) The rebellious: Riot Grrrls and Punk-Girls in the male dominated punk scene. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Stewart, Wendy (2007) The representation of females in contemporary science fiction films. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Stockley, Samuel (2011) Nature documentaries and the truth: popularising wildlife programming for the 21st century audience. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Strachan, Calum (2008) A study of Oliver Stone's Vietnam trilogy. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Strachan, Emily (2012) From 'The Other Boleyn Girl' to 'Elizabeth': historical accuracy and adaptation in Tudor films with particular focus on the Tudor monarchy. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Sullivan, Claudia (2015) Investigate how personal branding on social media could positively impact employment opportunities. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Summerell, Danielle (2007) A study of Rodgers and Hammerstein's role in challenging prejudice and defining post-war American identity in their musical South Pacific. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Surovcova, Juliana (2012) Star Wars fan identity: the relationship between fandom and identity formation processes. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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Tan, Zheng Wei (2015) The relationship of cybersex and capitalism: a paradoxical intimacy. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Taylor, Alasdair (2007) Darkness and the all American Unheimliche: the surreal dreams of David Lynch. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Taylor, Holly (2007) Is the increasingly common trend amongst contemporary European directors to incorporate scenes of excessive violence, sex and subjects of a controversial nature, impacting on the way we enjoy films? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Taylor, Sally (2011) A Foucauldian discursive analysis of the formation of national, musical and personal identity focusing on Porter’s ‘Fight songs’ composed whilst at Yale University and his later popular works. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Tewolde-Berhan, Awra (2015) Kiarostami's social realism: how Iran's post-revolutionary phase shaped a viable outlet for criticism. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Thomas, Emma (2007) Comparison of the portrayal of femininity and duty in three novels from 1740-1872. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Thomas, Kayleigh (2013) An investigation into the roles of product placement, promotional tie-ins and merchandising as marketing aids to the film industry: with specific reference to key historical examples and the James Bond franchise. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Tiley, Harry J. (2016) In what ways have the works of H.P. Lovecraft influenced writers of contemporary horror fiction?: critical essay. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Tiller, Matthew (2007) Transcultural reflections: a study of Kurosawa Akira's cinematic cycle of influence. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Tomkins, Jamie (2007) From New Wave to New Hollywood: a study of the French New Wave, its emergence, conventions and influence on contemporary American cinema. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Trupia, Angela (2013) Through postdramatic dramaturgies, in what ways do Forced Entertainment generate an iconic aesthetic? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Tulip, Gareth (2007) Ringu: Lost in translation. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Tungatt, Emma (2011) Leave her to Hollywood: a critical discourse on Gene Tierney and studio stardom. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Turner, Joseph (2007) Getting married hungover. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Turner, Klara (2014) From the Tom to the magician: the historical development of the African American Uncle Tom stereotype. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Tyler, Matthew (2007) "They call me MR Tibbs!": the changing face of the black American male, on screen, as a result of the civil rights movement. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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Underwood, Liam (2011) Big breasts and bad attitudes: the films of Russ Meyer. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Underwood, Natasha (2015) An exploration of the contemporary use of cross-gender casting in Sarah Daniels's The gut girls: a practice-as-research project. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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Varona-Crew, Ana Sofia (2012) The formation of negative stereotypes and racial prejudice through media discourse: an analysis of how the press reports on immigration. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Venables, Emily (2011) An analysis of the use and development of sexualised images and body horror in the Dracula series created by the Hammer Horror Production Company. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Vickers, Edward (2007) The representations, narratives, aesthetics and common themes of contemporary African American basketball films. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Vickery, Lauren (2012) The importance of print media in 19th century Britain: how it influenced the idealised role of femininity. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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Walker, Hannah (2013) Cultural Hegemony and contemporary performance: the subverted influences of control, surveillance and alienation in urban environments. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Walsh, Laura (2012) The construction of the sexual offender in the media and moral panics. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Walter, Natasha (2012) A study into the representation of 1950s gender roles and sexual attitudes within The Rocky Horror Show (1973) and Grease (1971). BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Warburton, Richard (2016) Hollywood’s existential hero. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Ward, Simon (2008) The rise of contemporary Mexican cinema: examining three modern Mexican directors in a national and transnational context. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Ward-Davies, Marcus (2007) The popularity of superheroes in the modern era: a deconstruction of Spider-Man, the hero, his role and his enemies. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Wardle, Tanya (2012) Film censorship in Britain: moments of crisis, 1970-2000. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Ware, Jade (2015) Using Marxist analogy as a critical lens, explore the ways in which radical theatre challenges the capitalist ideologies of commercial theatre. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Watson, Katie (2008) One text to rule them all: The significance of personal attachment, community, and conflict in "The Lord of the Rings" fandom. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Watson, Madeline (2016) Finding Anne Neville: the fact behind the fiction. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Watson, Nicholas R. (2011) Muhammad in South Park (1997-present): an analysis of satirical exposition of religion and ethnicity in contemporary animation. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Webb, Michael (2011) Discussing deconstruction and the notion of truth with particular reference to Stanislavskian methodological claims to truth. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Welsh, Zoe (2013) The reproduction of Islamophobia in British newspaper discourse since the 7/7 London bombings. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

White, Mollie (2015) A discussion of female empowerment in 1980s to contemporary feminist stage plays. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Whyley, Robert A. (2007) Technological bodies: the representation of the human body in science fiction cinema. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Wight, Jonathan (2009) The cinema of North and South Korea post the Korean War: 1950-present day. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Wilkinson, Chad (2016) How have examples of migrant and diasporic cinema contributed to formations of contemporary European identity? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Willcock, Alex (2011) Pedro Almodóvar: queer pioneer. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Williams, Gemma R. (2007) Clarity: in the case of a reality outbreak, swallow two. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Williams, Jessy (2014) Parents, possession and the paranormal: a study of American horror film. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Williams, Nicola (2008) The phantom voice: a critical analysis of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera in relation to the unconscious and the voice. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Wilmer, Neil (2008) "With great power comes great responsibility": a analysis of villainy, psychology and morality within Sam Raimi's Spider-Man films. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Wilson, Megan (2016) Contesting the pornosphere: feminist and theoretical responses to the mainstreaming of pornography. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Wilson, Stephanie (2011) Fantastic Mr Fox within the realm of animation: authorship, anthropomorphism & nostalgia. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Wise, Sophie (2012) The representation of women in contemporary South Korean cinema: the work of Park Chan-wook and Kim Ki-duk. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Wolkenstein, Bianca (2015) In what ways does Forced Entertainment's dramaturgy appropriate interdisciplinary ruptures and perform the paradigm shift in Postmodernism? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Woodward, Jon (2007) Subverting suburbia: black comedy in the films of Todd Solondz. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Wreford, Laurence (2007) 'Ain't I a woman': an exploration of African American representation in film. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Wright, Alice (2012) Exploring the common features of fairy tales and mythology: what has informed the creation and development of these genres? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

walker, Olivia Rose (2012) Skin and bones: an analysis of the impact of the British newspapers’ representation of the idealised figure upon female body image. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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Yu, Jason (2014) Assessing social commentary through Hong Kong Cantonese comedies (1970-1997): a case study of Michael Hui Koon Man and Stephen Chow Sing Chi. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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Zucconi, Jessica (2016) Soap ppera and social issues affecting women: a study of the portrayal of sex crime in soaps. UNSPECIFIED dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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