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    • The emancipating dwarf : cultural representations of short-statured characters 

      Sacco, Stephen (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-25) - Thesis
      Dwarfs and short-statured characters play an essential function in narratives, but they are often overlooked or dismissed. These characters, however, are not only in stories to add whimsy or to ‘spice up’ the atmosphere; ...
    • What we can't keep 

      Rich, Jessi Lee (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-04) - Thesis
      Set in a small village after a cliff slide tragedy has killed thirteen villagers who were on the beach below, the play focuses on the fractured relationship between Gillian and her husband Burdet, whose daughter Natalie ...
    • "With strange fantastic motions" : the development of the early Stuart antimasque 

      Horrocks, Rachel Pamela (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-25) - Thesis
      This thesis charts the development of the early Stuart antimasque, from its origins in Elizabethan progress entertainments to its extended presence in the final Caroline masques. Scholarship has traditionally located ...
    • Glazed 

      Robinson, Sean Maurice (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-25) - Thesis
      Two kinds of performance take place in these pages. There are the poems in roman script, which are given at least one page to themselves, and these are in a traditional lyric mode. There is no attempt to disguise this ...
    • Self-given law : individualism as an ethics of interpretation in Ben Jonson 

      Sutherland, Zoë (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-25) - Thesis
      Justice often doesn’t feel right. We make decisions according to rules that seem to weigh unfairly in favour of one person or another, to uphold an egregious principle, or to be plain wrong: we say life isn’t fair. Human ...