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In search of images : Uruguayan cinema, 1960-2010
(University of St Andrews, 2014) - Thesis
This thesis investigates fifty years of Uruguayan cinema in order to revisit the relationship between cinema and nation, at a time in which transnational flows are putting into question the concept of nation and, more ...
Creation and marginalisation in women’s writing in mid-twentieth-century Uruguay : the case of Concepción Silva Bélinzon’s poetry
(University of St Andrews, 2012-01-20) - Thesis
This thesis explores how women’s writing in mid-twentieth century Uruguay enables a reconsideration of the intertwined hegemonic practices of literary canon formation and national identity in this seminal period. Within a ...
Cinema plays history : National Socialism and the Holocaust in counterfactual historical films of the twenty-first century
(2018-06-28) - Thesis
Inspired by 2009 pastiche 'Inglourious Basterds' (US/DE), my research presents counterfactual historical film, firstly, as a marginalised type of film: the 2000s and 2010s have seen an abundance of overtly fictional films ...
(University of St Andrews, 2016-06-23) - Thesis
On knowingness : irony and queerness in the works of Byron, Heine, Fontane, and Wilde
(University of St Andrews, 2014-09) - Thesis
This thesis identifies strategies of queer/irony in the writings of Lord Byron, Heinrich Heine, Theodor Fontane, and Oscar Wilde. Key to the understanding of irony is Friedrich Schlegel's re-evaluation of the concept. The ...
Journeys beyond binaries : storytelling and polyphony in the narratives of Gabriella Ghermandi, Igiaba Scego, Ubax Cristina Ali Farah and Amara Lakhous
(2015-10) - Thesis
In the last two decades, in media and political discourses, Italianness has been increasingly represented as a homogeneous and compact entity, which is intruded on and contaminated by immigrants. In this study, the binary ...
Literary, political and historical approaches to Virgil's Aeneid in early modern France
(2018-06-28) - Thesis
This thesis examines the increasing sophistication of sixteenth-century French literary engagement with Virgil’s Aeneid. It argues that successive forms of engagement with the Aeneid should be viewed as a single process ...
(University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - Thesis
Genres instables : ludic performances of autofiction in the works of Catherine Cusset, Philippe Vilain, Chloé Delaume and Éric Chevillard
(University of St Andrews, 2015-11-30) - Thesis
Autofiction has been the subject of much critical investigation in France, yet little of this theory extends to contemporary texts. Furthermore, autofictional theory has, until now, neglected the study of ludic performance ...