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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. ...
'Pour garder l'impossible intact' : the poetry of Heather Dohollau
(University of St Andrews, 2009-11-30) - Thesis
This dissertation offers the first extended study of the work of the Welsh-French poet Heather Dohollau, whose substantial œuvre in French, published since 1974, has recently received international critical recognition. ...
Genres instables : ludic performances of autofiction in the works of Catherine Cusset, Philippe Vilain, Chloé Delaume and Éric Chevillard
(University of St Andrews, 2015-11-30) - Thesis
Autofiction has been the subject of much critical investigation in France, yet little of this theory extends to contemporary texts. Furthermore, autofictional theory has, until now, neglected the study of ludic performance ...
Marriage and desire in seventeenth-century French comedy
(2015-06-25) - Thesis
This thesis re-examines the role of marriage in the golden age of seventeenth-century French comedy. It reconsiders received wisdom on the subject to challenge acceptance of the final promise of marriage as a dénouement ...
Notions of time and epoch in contemporary French fiction : Montalbetti, Lenoir & Pireyre
(University of St Andrews, 2018-12-07) - Thesis
This thesis examines the notions of time and epoch through the works of three contemporary French authors: Christine Montalbetti, Hélène Lenoir and Emmanuelle Pireyre. The theoretical framework for this study draws upon ...
Women and nature in the works of French female novelists, 1789-1815
(University of St Andrews, 2015-06-25) - Thesis
On account of their supposed link to nature, women in post-revolutionary France were pigeonholed into a very restrictive sphere that centred around domesticity and submission to their male counterparts. Yet this thesis ...
(University of St Andrews, 2016-06-23) - Thesis
Mourning, writing, (self-)transformation: the autofiction of Serge Doubrovsky
(2018) - Thesis
This thesis investigates the capacity of mourning to transform one’s life into writing. Since mourning impacts each individual in a very unique way, its effect in the field of life-writing is incommensurable. In this ...