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A study of the use of colour terms in the six major collections of short stories by Horacio Quiroga
(University of St Andrews, 1977) - Thesis,
The thesis examines the use Horacio Quiroga makes of colour and pattern related to colour in the six main collections of his short stories. As no previous systematic study of any aspect of Quiroga's style appears to have ...
The theory, practice and administration of waqf with special reference to the Malayan state of Kedah
(University of St Andrews, 1971) - Thesis,
A critical edition of the linguistic dictionary Tahḏīb Al-Khawāṣ Min Durrat Al-Ghawwāṣ a critical edition by Ibn Manẓūr, 711/1311
(University of St Andrews, 1979) - Thesis,
After studying this linguistic dictionary in manuscript: Al-Tahḏīb by Ibn Manẓūr, I realised the importance of studying and editing the manuscript. This research on Tahḏīb and the development of lexical studies and linguistics ...
A critical edition of Sharḥ al-Jumal li al-Zajjājī by Abū al-Ḥasan Ṭāhir b. Aḥmad b. Bābshād b. Mohamed Al-Naḥwī
(University of St Andrews, 1975-12) - Thesis,
The present edition of Sharḥ al-Jumal li al-Zajjājī, written by Abū al-Ḥasan Ṭāhir b. Aḥmad b. Bābshād is mainly based on Ẕ MS. No. 1687. This manuscript consists of 312 folios and is divided into two volumes. This thesis ...
Barrès the novelist
(University of St Andrews, 1976) - Thesis,
Shams al-dim al-Sakhawi as a historian of the 9th/15th century : with an edition of that section of his chronicles (Wajiz al-kalam) covering the period 800-849 / 1397-1445
(1972) - Thesis,
Although a prolific writer of history, Sakhawi is, primarily, a traditionist. As such, accuracy both in utterance and writing would, by the very nature of his training, be his first objective. Modern writers appear ...
A critical edition of `Akhbar Siffin'
(1974) - Thesis,
When I decided to produce an edition of Akhbar Siffin I discovered four manuscripts dealing with the historical accounts of the Battle of Siffin. The examination of these four manuscripts showed that they are not the ...
Jews in Yemen in 17th-19th century according to Hebrew sources with comparison with Arabi Yamani sources
(University of St Andrews, 1970) - Thesis,
An axiomatic functionalist analysis of the phonology of Yulu
(1976) - Thesis,
This thesis is concerned with the description of Yulu, a language which has not previously been subjected to modern linguistic analysis. Thus this thesis has two important aspects. Firstly, however remote a Language, ...
The role of the correspondences in Gide's search for dialogue
(University of St Andrews, 1978-04) - Thesis,
The aims of this thesis are to show that dialogue in Gide's correspondences is of primordial importance in helping Gide to establish and develop his artistic position and to provide adequate proof of the fact that artistic ...