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    • Fantasy as a mode in British and Irish literary decadence, 1885–1925 

      Mercurio, Jeremiah Romano (University of St Andrews, 2011-06-21) - Thesis
      This Ph.D. thesis investigates the use of fantasy by British and Irish 'Decadent' authors and illustrators, including Oscar Wilde, Max Beerbohm, Aubrey Beardsley, 'Vernon Lee' (Violet Paget), Ernest Dowson, and Charles ...
    • Hearing Forster : E. M. Forster and the politics of music 

      Tsai, Tsung-Han (University of St Andrews, 2013-12-03) - Thesis
      This thesis explores E. M. Forster’s interest in the politics of music, illustrating the importance of music to Forster’s conceptions of personal relationships and imperialism, national character and literary influence, ...
    • "Making room" for one's own : Virginia Woolf and technology of place 

      Sriratana, Verita (The University of St Andrews, 2013) - Thesis
      This thesis offers an analysis of selected works by Virginia Woolf through the theoretical framework of technology of place. The term “technology”, meaning both a finished product and an ongoing production process, a mode ...
    • Man up : a study of gendered expectations of masculinity at the 'fin de siècle' 

      Ramday, Morna B (University of St Andrews, 2014-06-16) - Thesis
      The main themes of this thesis are masculinities, fluctuations in socially constructed gender roles at the fin de siècle and how a number of cathartic issues influenced these. The strongest of these issues was the New Woman ...
    • Music lessons and the construction of womanhood in English fiction, 1870-1914 

      Watson, Anna Elizabeth (University of St Andrews, 2014-06-24) - Thesis
      This thesis explores the gendered symbolism of women’s music lessons in English fiction, 1870-1914. I consider canonical and non-canonical fiction in the context of a wider discourse about music, gender and society. ...
    • The sixth sense : synaesthesia and British aestheticism, 1860-1900 

      Poueymirou, Margaux Lynn Rosa (University of St Andrews, 2009-11) - Thesis
      “The Sixth Sense: Synaesthesia and British Aestheticism 1860-1900” is an interdisciplinary examination of the emergence of synaesthesia conceptually and rhetorically within the ‘art for art’s sake’ movement in mid-to-late ...
    • To move, to please, and to teach : the new poetry and the new music, and the works of Edmund Spenser and John Milton, 1579 - 1674 

      Brooks, Scott A. (University of St Andrews, 2014-06-24) - Thesis
      By examining Renaissance criticism both literary and musical, framed in the context of the contemporaneous obsession with the works of Plato, Aristotle, and Horace, among others, this thesis identifies the parallels in ...
    • Virginia Woolf and the dramatic imagination 

      Wright, Elizabeth Helena (University of St Andrews, 2008-06-26) - Thesis
      This PhD thesis analyses the influence of drama, contemporary to Virginia Woolf, on Woolf’s fiction and life writing. Plays by a range of dramatists from Ibsen to Eliot affected Woolf as both an individual and writer, yet ...