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The emergence of post-hybrid identities : a comparative analysis of national identity formations in Germany’s contemporary hip-hop culture
(2016-06-25) - Thesis,
This thesis examines how hip-hop has become a meaningful cultural movement for contemporary artists in Hamburg and in Oldenburg. The comparative analysis is guided by a three-dimensional theoretical framework that considers ...
The formation of a European identity through a transnational public sphere? The case of three Western European cultural journals, 1989-2006
(University of St Andrews, 2009-11-30) - Thesis,
This thesis analyses processes of discursive European identity formation in three cultural journals: Esprit, from France, the British New Left Review and the German Merkur during the time periods 1989-92, and, a decade ...
Idioms with a viable literal interpretation in German advertisements
(University of St Andrews, 2004) - Thesis,
An 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 ...
Bildung and initiation : interpreting German and American narrative traditions
(University of St Andrews, 2003) - Thesis,
This 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 ...
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) - Thesis,
It 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 specificity of Simenon: on translating 'Maigret'
(University of St Andrews, 2009-06-23) - Thesis,
The project examines how German- and English-speaking translators of selected Maigret novels by the Belgian crime writer Georges Simenon have dealt with cultural and linguistic specificity, with a view to shedding light ...
The theme and poetic function of space in Theodor Fontane's works
(University of St Andrews, 2010-06) - Thesis,
This thesis proposes a new view of space in Theodor Fontane’s writing as both a mode of literary expression and an object of literary inquiry: space serves a poetic function and is a thematic concern. The research draws ...
The image of the moon in Goethe's works
(University of St Andrews, 1968-06) - Thesis,
The faculty of perception in the early narratives of Hartmann von Aue : with special reference to secular morality and penitential practice
(University of St Andrews, 1997-06) - Thesis,
This thesis was conceived in response to the recent controversy in Hartmann scholarship concerning the existence of a psychological progression in Hartmann's characters. Whilst the majority of scholars argue that a progression ...
Visual representation in the work of Joseph Roth, 1923-1932
(University of St Andrews, 2007-06-22) - Thesis,
Through an examination of Joseph Roth’s reportage and fiction published between 1923 and 1932, this thesis seeks to provide a systematic analysis of a particular aspect of the author’s literary style, namely his use of ...