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, 2019-06-27) - ThesisThis research explores the development of the discourse of power and the role in the development of this discourse of the arts and artists as dramatised in contemporary Egyptian theatre from 1967 to 2018. While Egyptian ...
(University of St Andrews, 2019-06-27) - ThesisThis thesis explores the transnational dimension of Lampedusa, and how its symbolism can be used to address questions of identity and subjectivity in the cultural representation of migration. By examining the initiatives ...
(University of St Andrews, 2018-12-07) - ThesisThis doctoral thesis examines how historicity and horizontalidad emerged as the pre-eminent cultural discourses in the period following the 2001 economic crisis in Argentina, reflecting a sea-change in individual and ...
Cultural specific phenomena in classical Arabic phraseology : a case study on the works of Ibn al-Khaṭīb (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-27) - ThesisThe thesis is a study on classical Arabic phraseology on the basis of prose works by Lisān ad-Dīn Ibn al-Khaṭīb (d. 776/1374). It reinvestigates the linguistic concept of a phraseme from a theoretical perspective and adopts ...
(2018-12-30) - Journal articleLes Vanités composeraient-elles l’essence trop souvent oubliée de la littérature dite « libertine » du dix-huitième siècle ? La fiction voluptueuse du siècle des Lumières a observé et problématisé la nouvelle condition ...