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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 ...
A study of the use of colour terms in the six major collections of short stories by Horacio Quiroga (University of St Andrews, 1977) - ThesisThe thesis examines the use Horacio Quiroga makes of colour and pattern related to colour in the six main collections of his short stories. As no previous systematic study of any aspect of Quiroga's style appears to have ...