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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(2017) - Journal articleThis study has both the purpose of re-introducing scholars to a rich trove of information about many criminal nicknames from the seventeenth century and the purpose of demonstrating that the creativity, and even exaggeration, ...
(University of St Andrews, 2001) - ThesisThis thesis compares two novels each by Nigerian writer Ben Okri and Moroccan writer Tahar Ben Jelloun. By examining apparently transformative moments in the lives of each protagonist, Azaro and Zahra, its principal aim ...
On our blindness: Pieter Bruegel the Elder and Salvador Espriu's Per al llibre de salms d'aquests vells cecs (1967) (2016-11) - Journal article
The stuff of translation and independent female scientific authorship: the case of "Taxidermy..." anon. (1820) (2015-07-31) - Journal article
(2014-12) - Journal articleThis article draws an analogy between the early modern definitions of clair-obscur and eighteenth-century French libertine literature. In libertine prose the concept of clair-obscur is used not only to describe voluptuous ...