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The medieval German understanding of the crusades : a comparative liguistic analysis of concepts constituting the crusading idea in Middle High German poetry (University of St Andrews, 1977-10) - Thesis
The self and the modern world in selected German-language prose works : with particular reference to the writings of Max Frisch, Thomas Bernhard and Peter Handke (University of St Andrews, 1994-07) - ThesisThe self and its confrontation with a specifically "modern" world is viewed as a dominant theme of much German-language prose writing in the period 1945-1989. Chapter One considers factors giving rise to this preoccupation, ...
Religious and moral concepts in the eighteenth-century German novel of sensibility : from Christian Fürchtegott Gellert's 'Leben der schwedischen Gräfin von G+' to the end of the 1770s (University of St Andrews, 1990-07) - ThesisIn my introduction I analyse the state of research in my subject. No detailed study of the subject has been conducted in recent years, hence there exists no work which takes account of recent conclusions in the examination ...
(University of St Andrews, 1996) - ThesisDietrich von Bern was a figure of great importance in the Middle Ages, both in literary and cultural terms, in the German speaking area and beyond. Unlike other important literary figures, however, such as the Arthurian ...
A study of the Middle High German Versnovelle : Moriz von Craûn with special reference to its literary and cultural background (University of St Andrews, 1959-01) - Thesis