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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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 ...
(University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - Thesis
Dating the vernacular inscription on the wall of St Mark's Treasury in Venice. A case study in medieval epigraphic philology (2017-07-07) - Journal articleThe investigation has three interlinked goals. The first is to resolve a concrete and long-standing problem that has challenged epigraphists and art historians. It involves establishing a plausible date for a five-line ...
The artist as outsider : a comparative study of James Joyce, André Gide and Thomas Mann : with particular reference to 'A portrait of the artist as a young man', 'Les Faux-monnayers' and 'Dr Faustus' (1986) - Thesis""The Artist as Outsider" certainly is a very popular subject for literary criticism. Nevertheless, I have chosen it believing strongly that there are two points which I can make and which have not been made before: The ...