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Methodological issues raised by translating Paul Éluard's Les sept poèmes d'amour en guerre
(University of St Andrews, 1997-06) - Thesis
Within 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. ...
The challenge of the image : readings in the crisis of auto(bio)graphical self-representation : [with particular reference to Rousseau, Valéry and Barthes]
(University of St Andrews, 1999-03) - Thesis
This thesis focuses on the 'challenge of the image' to self-perception and a central sense of selfhood. It suggests that, as a result of the trigger provided by this challenge, new intuitions of selfhood and new forms of ...
(University of St Andrews, 1997-01) - Thesis
The central theme of this thesis is Alain's insight into the nature of the cognitive experience of literature. Aware that subjective and non-analytical factors have their part to play in all forms of knowledge, Alain grew ...
Example and authority in the narrative representation of women, as illustrated in selected writings of Christine de Pizan and Marguerite de Navarre
(University of St Andrews, 1999-09) - Thesis
This thesis examines the use of authority and example in the narrative representation of women in selected writings of Christine de Pizan and Marguerite de Navarre. In this thesis, it is shown that these two women writers ...
A critical translation of Charles Collé's 'Le Galant escroc'
(University of St Andrews, 1999-01) - Thesis
Charles Collé (1709-1783) enjoyed the reputation amongst his contemporaries of an accomplished writer of popular songs and of comédies de société. Although three of his plays were performed at the Comédie-francaise during ...
Literary renewal and the reader : the multiple pleasures of La nouvelle fiction
(University of St Andrews, 1998-05) - Thesis
In this thesis I seek to describe, analyse and characterise the contemporary literary movement La Nouvelle Fiction, a group that has received no critical attention to date. The movement is examined first in terms of its ...
The poetry of Guillevic
(University of St Andrews, 1991-07) - Thesis
Reading the fantastic : the narrative fiction of Barbey d'Aurevilly
(University of St Andrews, 1996-07) - Thesis
Although Barbey's handling of the Fantastic has certainly not been overlooked, studies tend to examine this subject from a conceptual or thematic perspective. This has left unexplored the relationship between the Fantastic ...