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    • Virginia Woolf and the dramatic imagination 

      Wright, Elizabeth Helena (University of St Andrews, 2008-06-26) - Thesis
      This PhD thesis analyses the influence of drama, contemporary to Virginia Woolf, on Woolf’s fiction and life writing. Plays by a range of dramatists from Ibsen to Eliot affected Woolf as both an individual and writer, yet ...
    • Vision, fiction and depiction : the forms and functions of visuality in the novels of Jane Austen, Ann Radcliffe, Maria Edgeworth and Fanny Burney 

      Volz, Jessica A. (University of St Andrews, 2014-06) - Thesis
      There are many factors that contributed to the proliferation of visual codes, metaphors and references to the gendered gaze in women’s fiction of the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries. This thesis argues that ...
    • Voices in the clangour : the Second World War through the eyes of selected women writers in Britain and Italy 

      Sarli, Paola (University of St Andrews, 1997) - Thesis
      Since early times, many women have been aware that their vision of war is one of the elements marking their difference from the opposite sex. The Greek poetess Sappho was the first to express clearly the fact that the ...
    • The Whalley Coucher Book and the dialectal phonology of Lancashire and Cheshire 1175-1350 

      King, Christopher D. (University of St Andrews, 1991) - Thesis
      An investigation by G. P. Cubbin into the local placename sources of Lancashire of a time when the vernacular had a low status isolated the Whalley Coucher Book as the one that most seemed to deserve further scrutiny. ...
    • White screen, black masks : Othello and the performativity of race on stage and screen 

      Connelly, Daniel R. (University of St Andrews, 2003) - Thesis
      This thesis attempts to expose stereotypologies of black African skin as performed on the Shakespearean stage and before the Shakespearean camera. My research engages with a number of Tudor/Stuart travel narratives and ...
    • William Robertson Nicoll and the Liberal Nonconformist press, 1886-1923 

      Higgins, Roisin (University of St Andrews, 1996-07) - Thesis
      William Robertson Nicoll (1851-1923) founded the British Weekly in 1886 to exploit the need for a Liberal Nonconformist newspaper. Nicoll became the most important editor of a Free Church journal in the Edwardian period. ...
    • Women and independence in the nineteenth century novel : a study of Austen, Trollope and James 

      Barker, Anne Darling (1985-07) - Thesis
      'Women and independence in the nineteenth century novel : a study of Austen, Trollope and James', begins with the concept of independence and works through the three most common usages of the word. The first, ...
    • Women and sexuality in Hardy 

      Morgan, Rosemarie A. L. (University of St Andrews, 1982) - Thesis
      The work is a study of Thomas Hardy's novels and women. The focus centres upon five major Wessex novels and Hardy's treatment of female sexuality . An examination of early difficulties of style and characterisation is ...
    • Women in the life and works of J.M. Barrie 

      Winnicka, Helena (University of St Andrews, 1985-07) - Thesis
      This thesis is a study of J. M. Barrie's relationships with women in his life and his portrayal of them in his works. For this purpose the women concerned are divided into the following categories: Mothers; Romantic Heroines ...
    • Women writing women : gender and representation in British 'Golden Age' crime fiction 

      Hoffman, Megan (University of St Andrews, 2012-11) - Thesis
      In this thesis, I examine representations of women and gender in British ‘Golden Age’ crime fiction by writers including Margery Allingham, Christianna Brand, Agatha Christie, Ngaio Marsh, Dorothy L. Sayers, Josephine Tey ...
    • Words incarnate : contemporary women’s fiction as religious revision 

      Rine, Abigail (University of St Andrews, 2011-06-21) - Thesis
      This thesis investigates the prevalence of religious themes in the work of several prominent contemporary women writers—Margaret Atwood, Michèle Roberts, Alice Walker and A.L. Kennedy. Relying on Luce Irigaray’s recent ...
    • Wordsworth and death 

      Lennon, Joan (University of St Andrews, 1985) - Thesis
      Wordsworth is known as the poet of joy and hope, and to associate his name with death may seem at first strange. Yet, according to his own estimation, he was the poet not simply of joy but of “the very heart of man," of ...
    • Wordsworth's Gothic politics : a study of the poetry and prose, 1794-1814 

      Duggett, Thomas J E (University of St Andrews, 2007-06-22) - Thesis
      This thesis argues for the deep implication of William Wordsworth’s writings over the period 1794 to 1814 in contemporary discourses of the Gothic. My investigation pivots upon the analogy offered in the preface to The ...
    • Writing and re-writing the Middle East 

      Levey, Gregory (University of St Andrews, 2012-06-19) - Thesis
      This thesis is comprised of a critical component and a creative component. The creative component consists of a portfolio of creative writing drawn from a fictionalized memoir, and the critical component consists of three ...
    • The wyvern's tale : a thought experiment in Bakhtinian dual chronotope occupation 

      Newell, Marilee (University of St Andrews, 2010-06) - Thesis
      The non-fiction introduction to The Wyvern’s Tale: A Thought Experiment in Bakhtinian Dual Chronotope Occupation documents the evolution of the novel, The Wyvern’s Tale, from the ideas that inspired it to its current ...