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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  • Interview: Algo más que un parque 

    Larre Borges, Ana Inés (Brecha, 2012-03-29) - Journal item
    Gustavo San Román, investigador uruguayo radicado en Escocia, resultó el ganador del concurso internacional José Enrique Rodó, con un trabajo sobre la "Influencia y actualidad del pensamiento de José Enrique Rodó".* Brecha ...
  • Translating the armed struggle : Alfonso Sastre and Sean O'Casey in Spain 

    O'Leary, Catherine (2017-08-03) - Journal article
    This article considers why the controversial Spanish playwright Alfonso Sastre, working within the constraints imposed by the Franco dictatorship (1939–75), chose to create versions of two plays by Sean O’Casey, an Irish ...
  • In search of images : Uruguayan cinema, 1960-2010 

    Tadeo Fuica, Beatriz (University of St Andrews, 2014) - Thesis
    This thesis investigates fifty years of Uruguayan cinema in order to revisit the relationship between cinema and nation, at a time in which transnational flows are putting into question the concept of nation and, more ...
  • The ecological voice in recent German-Swiss prose 

    Liston, Andrew Adams (University of St Andrews, 2005-03) - Thesis
    This thesis seeks to investigate the ecological theme in German-Swiss prose of the last thirty years. The role of nature has understandably always been significant in Swiss literature. In a nation that has eked out its ...
  • The representation of male figures in the fiction of Irmtraud Morgner 

    Strauss, Werner (University of St Andrews, 2004-07) - Thesis
    This study describes and analyses the treatment of male characters in the work of the East German author, Irmtraud Morgner. The main focus of the thesis is on Morgner’s handling of masculinity in relation to her treatment ...

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