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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  • Truth and knowledge in Rabelais's 'Pantagruel' and 'Gargantua' 

    Ferguson, Ronnie (1978) - Thesis
    The 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 ...
  • A critical examination of five poems by Imruʼ al-Qays 

    Jusoh, Tengku Ghani T. (University of St Andrews, 1988-01-29) - Thesis
    This 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 ...
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    Auladell Fauchs, Sergi (2019-12-04) - Thesis
  • Mexican women writers 1900-1950 

    Elías Arriaga, María Guadalupe (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-04) - Thesis
    The 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 ...
  • Forging diplomacy abroad and at home : French festival culture in a European context, 1572-1615 

    Van Leuveren, Bram (2016-06-27) - Thesis
    This 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 ...

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