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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(1978) - ThesisThe basic contentions of Truth and knowledge in Rabelais's "Pantagruel" and "Gargantua” are, first, that the theme of truth and knowledge underlies, unifies and gives meaning to all the disparate episodes of Books I and ...
(University of St Andrews, 1988-01-29) - ThesisThis dissertation is a critical examination of five poems taken from the diwan of Imru' al-Qays. I have availed myself of the numbering of the poems as given in the Cairo Edition though the text I have used is that ...
(2019-12-04) - Thesis
(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 ...