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(University of St Andrews, 2018-12-07) - ThesisThis doctoral thesis examines how historicity and horizontalidad emerged as the pre-eminent cultural discourses in the period following the 2001 economic crisis in Argentina, reflecting a sea-change in individual and ...
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(University of St Andrews, 1982) - ThesisThis thesis focuses primarily on the work of the Valencian poet, Ausias March (1398 - 1459), who was revered by the first two generations of Petrarquistas in Golden Age Spain, and in particular by Juan Boscán and Garcilaso ...
(University of St Andrews, 1980) - ThesisThe thesis presents a general analysis of the semantic processes involved in the production of slang in Barranquilla and of its use, particularly in relation to popular culture, socio-economic class and education. The ...
(University of St Andrews, 1983-07) - ThesisEl Medico de su Honra is one of Calderón's most controversial plays. Criticism in the past has largely concentrated on its imagery, its treatment of the honour theme, its portrayal of the King and its relationship to wider ...