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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Cinema plays history : National Socialism and the Holocaust in counterfactual historical films of the twenty-first century (2018-06-28) - ThesisInspired by 2009 pastiche Inglourious Basterds (US/DE), my research presents counterfactual historical film, firstly, as a marginalised type of film: the 2000s and 2010s have seen an abundance of overtly fictional films ...
(2018-06-20) - Journal articleDrawing on a corpus of ten oral interviews with survivors and perpetrators of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, we examine how the government’s policy of unity and reconciliation has shaped post-genocide ...
(2016) - Journal articleAlthough a milestone in the history of Latin American photography, the work of Horacio Coppola is little known outside Argentina. His unorthodox angles and tilting frames, his attention to industrial and urban themes, and ...
(2018-06-28) - ThesisThis thesis examines the increasing sophistication of sixteenth-century French literary engagement with Virgil’s Aeneid. It argues that successive forms of engagement with the Aeneid should be viewed as a single process ...
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