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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 ...
(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 ...
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, ...