So You Want to Write a Dissertation? by Cate Mahoney

2019-12-03T12:16:47-05:00

So You Want to Write a Dissertation? by Cate Mahoney First of all, WOW, it’s going to be a long road. But you can do it! So many people have! For full disclosure, I’m writing a dissertation for the humanities, English literature specifically. My specialty is poetry, and I range from around the 1830s-1960s in the U.S. I’m hoping, though, that my advice can pertain to all fields. Before you write a dissertation, you need to write what’s called a dissertation prospectus. As the name suggests, the prospectus maps out what shape you think the dissertation [...]