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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(2022-06-17) - ThesisThis thesis explores narratives of displacement from Donbas, Ukraine as a series of multispecies ruptures. Focusing on human-plant relations in oral histories of internally displaced persons (IDPs), it foregrounds ...
Invisibility and fame : Rahel Levin Varnhagen and Jane Austen and the role of letter writing in dismantling the unequal recognition of long eighteenth-century German and English women writers (2023-11) - ThesisIm Fokus dieser Dissertation sind die britische Brief- und Romanautorin Jane Austen und die deutsch-jüdische Briefautorin, Salonnière und Aktivistin Rahel Levin Varnhagen. Das Schaffen dieser beiden Autorinnen lässt sich ...
(2023-11-29) - ThesisThis thesis explores the portrayal of utopia in modern Persian poetry between 1941 and 1988. The study begins by examining classical utopias in the Persian-speaking world and then delves into the transformations of utopias ...
(2023-11-29) - ThesisThe thesis addresses the non-realist trend of Iraqi fiction written after the US occupation of 2003. In particular, it focuses on the construction and characterisation of non-mimetic voices in this production. Within the ...
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