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  • George Paton; a study of his life and correspondence 

    Doig, Ronald Paterson (University of St Andrews, 1956) - Thesis
  • David Steuart Erskine, 11th. Earl of Buchan : a study of his life and correspondence 

    Lamb, James Gordon (University of St Andrews, 1963) - Thesis
    [From the Prefatory note]. All the biographical accounts of David Steuart Erskine, 11th Earl of Buchan, are slight, and often very unsympathetic. Most have relied for factual information on his obituary, published in ...
  • Sir Richard Burton: a study of his literary works relating to the Arab world and Islam 

    Maʾat, Yassin Salhani (University of St Andrews, 1978) - Thesis
    This thesis is concerned with a critical analysis from a Moslem's point of view of Sir Richard Burton's works relating to the Arab World and Islam. The research will attempt to establish the merits and shortcomings of ...
  • The creative writer and West Indian society : Jamaica 1900-1950 

    Cobham-Sander, Claudette Rhonda (University of St Andrews, 1981) - Thesis
  • 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 ...
  • James Jones and Joseph Heller : an essay in contrasts 

    Boyer, Allen D. (University of St Andrews, 1984) - Thesis
    This dissertation has two purposes. One is to discuss the ideas of James Jones and Joseph Heller on the interrelation of the individual and society. Both of these writers locate their characters within the context of larger ...
  • Thomas Hardy and the meaning of freedom 

    Badawi, Muhamad (University of St Andrews, 1985) - Thesis
    This is a study of the meaning of freedom in Thomas Hardy's fiction. The first section of the thesis is concerned with the influences in Hardy's thought and view of man and man's position in the universe. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Introversion and extroversion in certain late Victorian writers 

    Stepputat, Jorgen (University of St Andrews, 1985) - Thesis
    This thesis deals with three writers, George Gissing, Edmund Gosse and Robert Louis Stevenson. I use the words "introversion" and "extroversion" partly in a geographical sense. George Gissing, for example, in spite of ...
  • The poetry of an artificial man : a study of the Latin and English verse of Robert Southwell 

    Oxley, Brian William (University of St Andrews, 1985) - Thesis
    The subject of the thesis is the verse of Robert Southwell, both in Latin and English. It may be divided broadly into three sections corresponding to three main areas of interest. First, there is a discussion of the ...
  • 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, ...
  • The theatrical portrait in eighteenth century London 

    West, Shearer (University of St Andrews, 1986) - Thesis
    A theatrical portrait is an image of an actor or actors in character. This genre was widespread in eighteenth century London and was practised by a large number of painters and engravers of all levels of ability. The ...
  • English impressions of Venice up to the early seventeenth century: a documentary study 

    Hammerton, Rachel Joan (University of St Andrews, 1987) - Thesis
    The first Englishmen to write about the city-state of Venice were the pilgrims passing through on their way to the Holy Land. Their impressions are recorded in the travel diaries and collections of advice for prospective ...
  • Gerald Manley Hopkins and the music of poetry 

    Gutman, Laura A. (University of St Andrews, 1988) - Thesis
    This study attempts to correlate two facts about Gerard Manley Hopkins: that he was an avid musician, who theorised about and composed music; and that his poetry is characterised by its highly complex, evocative ...
  • D. H. Lawrence and narrative design 

    Elliott, John (University of St Andrews, 1990-09-07) - Thesis
    Lawrence's work has almost invevitably been read as an aesthetic production whereby one must eventually agree or disagree with his vision of "reality". Those who assume a formalist standard of taste often find that Lawrence ...
  • 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. ...
  • Concepts of folly in English Renaissance literature : with particular reference to Shakespeare and Jonson 

    Bulman, Helen Lois (University of St Andrews, 1991) - Thesis
    Chapter 1 considers Barclay's 'Ship of Fools' in relation to other folly literature in English, particularly Lydgate's 'Order of Fools', Skelton's 'Bowge of Courte', and 'Cocke Lorrel's Bote'. Motifs, allegories and the ...
  • An edition of 'Contemplations of the dread and love of God' 

    Connolly, Margaret (University of St Andrews, 1991) - Thesis
    This thesis presents an edition of Contemplations of the Dread and Love of God, a late Middle English devotional prose text for which no critical edition is currently available. I have transcribed and collated the text ...
  • Latin into Scots : the principles and practice of Gavin Douglas in his translation of the 'Aeneid' of Virgil 

    Robb, Ian S. (University of St Andrews, 1992) - Thesis
    The Introduction takes the form of an account of Douglas's aims and methods in translation as stated by himself. One of the predominant features of the Eneados is the amount of expansion, so this subject is introduced in ...
  • Negative constructions in selected Middle English verse texts 

    Iyeiri, Yoko (University of St Andrews, 1993) - Thesis
    The objective of the present study is to investigate the historical development of negative constructions in ME verse and to provide a descriptive account of it. The central issues analyzed in this thesis are: (1) the ...