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Rhetoric and the art of the French tragic actor (1620-1750) : the place of 'pronuntiatio' in the stage tradition (University of St Andrews, 1982-06) - ThesisIn seventeenth-century France a new type of theatre was established to correspond to the ideals and taste of the dominant social group. As part of the process a particular ideal was forged for the new-style actor. Moulded ...
(University of St Andrews, 2003) - ThesisThis thesis examines literary images of masculinity and femininity, their function and depiction in marriage roles and homo-social relationships in the context of crisis: wifely adultery. The study is heavily reliant upon ...
Corsican language status and speaker attitudes - minority language education, polynomia and distanciation (University of St Andrews, 2002) - ThesisAn interesting language contact situation exists on the French island of Corsica, where French is the official national language but where Corsican, the island's minority language, is also in use and where Tuscan Italian, ...
(University of St Andrews, 1922) - Thesis
(University of St Andrews, 1997-06) - ThesisWithin the general field of translation studies, the translation of poetry has perhaps led to more discussion than any other single topic, as well as to a very wide and diverse range of translation approaches and strategies. ...