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(University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - Thesis
So sprach daz Wip : women in dialogue with lover and court in Middle High German and Romance lyrics of the twelfth century and early thirteenth centuries (University of St Andrews, 1989-07) - ThesisIt is the purpose of this thesis to study a representative group of Middle High German poems, complemented in places by relevant Romance examples, in order to examine the image and position of the woman as portrayed through ...
The archive and the closet : same-sex desire and military service in Stefan Wolter’s autobiographical writing (2016) - Journal articleThis article analyses Stefan Wolter’s memoir of his service as a 'Bausoldat' in the 'Nationale Volksarmee': 'Hinterm Horizont allein – Der "Prinz" von Prora' (2005). I suggest the term ‘archival narrative’ to describe its ...
(University of St Andrews, 2003) - ThesisThis thesis is divided into two main parts. The first, comprising the three initial chapters, looks, in chapter one, at the specifically German origins of the Bildungsroman, its distinctive features, and the difficulties ...
(University of St Andrews, 2004) - ThesisAn idiom is a set phrase which is relatively syntactically and semantically fixed, and which produces striking stylistic and rhetorical effects. Advertising is a discourse type which is particularly rich in idioms: around ...