Łukasz Borowiec

dr Łukasz Borowiec

Wydział Nauk Humanistycznych - Instytut Literaturoznawstwa
Katedra Literatury i Kultury Angielskiej

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Prace licencjackie
  • London's diversity in selected plays from the "Urban Scrawl" online audio drama project
  • The Motif of Escape in 'Troll' by Ed Harris and 'Only You Can Save Mankind' by Terry Pratchett
  • Character relations in Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird'
  • Victorian morality in G.B. Shaw's "You Never Can Tell" and its BBC radio adaptation
  • "Elements of horror in Stephen King's 'Pet Sematary' and its radio adaptation"
  • The image of Latin American culture in selected children's books published in the USA
  • The figure of male and female detective in Agatha Christie's "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" and P.D. James's "An Unsuitable Job for a Woman"
  • Aspects of Women's Status in Early Modern England in Fantomina by Eliza Haywood
  • The myth of creation in C.S. Lewis's "The Chronicles of Narnia. The Magician's Nephew" and its BBC radio adaptation
  • Mother-daughter relationship in Vivienne Franzmann's "Ink Deep" and Becky Prestwich's "My Mother's Daughter"
  • Life-defining moments in the radio plays "The Sound of Roses" by Adrian Penketh and "Sleeping Dogs" by Steven Camden
  • Gothic elements in selected episodes from the ''The Man in Black'' series
  • "The motif of madness in B.A Paris's 'Breakdown' and Dave Simpson's 'Nightmares'"
  • The Poetics of the Thriller Genre in Radio Plays "Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde" and "Demon Brother"
  • Elements of psychological thriller in "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn and "The Missing Wife" by Peter Whalley
  • Elements of detective fiction in A. C. Doyle's "The Hound of the Baskervilles" and its radio adaptation
  • Power struggles in C. S. Lewis's "That Hideous Strength" and its radio adaptation


Prace licencjackie
  • Selected Shakespeare’s plays in BBC School Radio adaptations
  • Obsessions and desires in two radio retellings of fairy tales: "The Red Shoes" and "White Snow" by Frances Byrnes
  • The motif of death in E.A. Poe’s „The Pit and The Pendulum” and its selected radio adaptations.
  • The motif of the main protagonists’ tragic fate in William Shakespeare’s "Macbeth" and Oscar Wilde’s "The Picture of Dorian Gray"
  • Aspects of narration in ''The Katniss Chronicles''
  • Aspects of Interpersonal Conflict in Three Contemporary Radio Plays
  • Aspects of narration in crime radio plays: Tony McHale's "Dead in the Water" and John Dryden's "Scenes from a Crime"
  • Approaches to Traditional Tales in Radio Dramas "The Forgotten" by Hattie Naylor and "Mustard Seed" by Nick Warburton.
  • The motif of revenge in Emily Brontë's "Wuthering Heights" and Joseph Conrad's "Victory".
  • The motif of isolation in "The Shining" by Stephen King
  • The Image of Greece and Greeks in "The Magus" by John Fowles and "The Bull beneath the Earth" by David Calcutt
  • "The vision of the world in Orson Welles' adaptation of H.G.Wells' "The war of the worlds."
  • Feminist literary theory and Margaret Atwood’s "Handmaid’s Tale"
  • Destructive power of love in Emily Brontë's "Wuthering Heights" and its radio adaptation
  • Compensation of Lack of Sight in Tom Sullivan's Autobiography "If You Could See What I Hear"
  • The motif of entrapment in Charlotte Brontë's "Jane Eyre" and its radio adaptation.
  • The motif of suicide in the radio plays "doyouwishtocontinue'' and ''Bridge''.
  • Alternative reality in "A Place Called Here" by Cecelia Ahern
  • Metafictional Elements in John Fowles' "The French Lieutenant's Woman" and its Radio Adaptation
  • "Portrayal of mental illness in K.R. Jamison's "An Unquiet Mind" and C. McCormack and M. Haynes's "The Shining Heart".
  • Portrait of the Rebel in Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451" and its BBC Radio Adaptation


Prace licencjackie
  • Isolation and Loneliness in Charlotte Brontë’s “Villette” and its BBC radio adaptation.
  • Elements of Dystopia in Divergent by Veronica Roth
  • Functions of sound effects in Orson Welles' radio adaptation of "The War of the Worlds" and Ed Hime's "Obey the Wave"
  • Characters' struggle with memories in "Come to Grief" by Hannah Vincent and "The Blind Man" by Alfred Hitchcock"
  • The portrayal of women in Anne Brontë's "Agnes Grey" and its BBC radio adaptation
  • Representations of the post-apocalyptic world in Cormac McCarthy's "The Road" and “Galaxy News Radio: The Adventures Of Daring Dashwood!
  • Aspects of love in selected contemporary radio plays
  • Memory, time and space in "The Dark Tower" by C.S. Lewis and "Bracing for the Sting of the Dark Tower" by Peter Gruenbaum
  • Elements of Celtic mythology and folklore in Melissa Marr's "Wicked Lovely" and David Calcutt's "The Otherworld Child"
  • "The portrayal of the femme fatale in "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" by John Keats and "IOU" by Jaden Clark : A comparison."


Prace licencjackie
  • The Image of Prison in Bang Up by Sarah Hehir
  • Intertextuality in "Vampirella" by Angela Carter
  • Aspects of Tradition and Culture in Atching Tan: A Gypsy Wife by Dan Allum
  • Radiophonic representation of fear in Season 1 "We're Alive" by Kc Wayland".
  • The motif of parting in "My Life Is A Series Of People Saying Goodbye" by Dan Rebellato.
  • "Characters' choices in the radio adaptation of Marnie by Winston Graham."
  • Modifications of A. A. Milne's Winnie the Pooh series in selected animated adaptations by Disney
  • Images of Gods in "Alpha" by Mike Walker and "American Gods" by Neil Gaiman
  • Football ideology in Red Star Newport by Paul Jenkins.
  • Images of ghosts in selected plays from the BBC 'The Man in Black' series
  • The Concept of Evil In the Radio Adaptation of Lord of The Flies by William Golding
  • The Motif of Exclusion in "Kicking the Air" by Christine Murphy.
  • Aspects of characterization in "Blue Glory" by Hayley Squires


Prace licencjackie
  • Relations among homeless people and their families in Tony Teardrop by Esther Wilson
  • Temptation as a Trap in the Radio Play "The Devil's Violin" by Lucy Rivers
  • Aspects of deafness in Early Warning by Richard Monks
  • The Process of Coming of Age in the Radio Drama "The Man with Wings" by Rachel Joyce
  • Womanhood vs. Girlhood in the Radio Drama "Educator" by Haley Squires
  • The Motif of Journey in ''The Hitchhiker'' by Lucille Fletcher
  • Radiophonic representation of Vampire in BBC Radio production of Bram Stoker's Dracula
  • The Search for Self-Identity in the Radio Play "Rock me Amadeus"
  • The Motif of Death in the Radio Drama "When the Night Has No Right to Be King" by John Lynch
  • Insanity as an Escape to Alternative Reality in the Radio Drama "The Shining Heart" by Conor McCormack and Matt Haynes
  • Means of Expressing Humour on the Basis of the Radio Drama 'When I Lived in Peru' by Andrew Viner
Prace magisterskie
  • Archetypes that People Live by in Selected Plays by Christina Reid and Marina Carr
  • Biblical Motifs In Selected Modern Rock Operas
  • Aspects of Violence in Selected Modern British Plays
  • Fantasy and Science Fiction in Contemporary British Radio Drama
  • Representations of War in Selected Modern British Plays
  • Elements of Naturalism in selected plays by H. Pinter and J.B. Priestley.
  • The Poetics of Plays by Sarah Kane - Theory, Application, Effect
  • The Role of History in Selected Modern British Radio Plays
  • Representations of Educational Process in Selected Modern British Plays
  • Gothic Elements in Selected Modern British Radio Plays
  • Manifestation of Emotions in Selected Modern British Radio Plays


Prace magisterskie
  • Fears and Anxieties of Male Characters in Selected Plays by Steven Berkoff. A Psychoanalytical Approach.
  • Manifestations of Female Independence in Modern British Drama on the Example of Caryl Churchill's "Top Girls", Rona Munro's "Bold Girls" and Barrie Keeffe's "My Girl".
  • The concept of death in William Shakespeare's Hamlet and its adaptations.
  • Representations of violence in modern British drama: Harold Pinter 'The Homecoming', Sarah Kane 'Blasted' and Mark Ravenhill 'Shopping and Fucking'. A psychoanalytical approach.
  • "Women's Emancipation and Female Characters in Selected Post-War British Plays."
  • The Space of Home in British Plays of the 1960s: "The Caretaker" by H. Pinter, "Live Like Pigs" by J. Arden, "Chicken Soup with Barley" by A. Wesker. A Semiotic Approach.