Modern Languages (School of)
St Andrews has a long-standing reputation in particular for research in French, German, Italian, Russian and Hispanic Studies, and has expanded its interests to include Arabic, Persian and Comparative Literature. We also have a number of research institutes which allow colleagues with shared interests in different departments to work on research projects together. In addition to these concentrations, with their respective areas of interest covering a wealth of disciplines which include world literature, linguistics, cinema, history, gender, identity studies, and comparative literature.
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(University of St Andrews, 2019-12-04) - ThesisThe early decades of the twentieth century were a crucial period in the consolidation of Mexican identity, and the literature produced at this time has been widely researched, although mostly the work by male canonical ...
(2016-06-27) - ThesisThis doctoral thesis is the first to examine the attempts of the late Valois and early Bourbon rulers of France to make strategic use of festival culture for maintaining national and international relat ...
(2019-06-27) - ThesisThis thesis is about a forgotten group, made up of the leading Mexican intellectuals and politicians of the 1840s, who put aside their different party interests and came together, to form the Ateneo Mexicano, an educational ...
Metaphors of suffering : the representation of the homosexual and the lesbian as social and discursive constructs in Spanish peninsular narrative texts, 1970-2000 (University of St Andrews, 2006-06-23) - ThesisStudies of the homosexual and lesbian as he/she is represented in Spanish peninsular narrative texts of the twentieth century have spoken mainly of the silence that surrounds these particular identities and space and ...
(University of St Andrews, 2019-12-04) - ThesisThis thesis examines the representation of key events from the nineteenth century in five Uruguayan historical novels published in the aftermath of the country’s recent dictatorship (1973-85). It answers the following ...