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    • Beyond the pale horse : animals, substitution, and the cost of romance in the 'Orlando furioso' 

      Grogan, Tess (University of St Andrews, 2018-06-26) - Thesis
      This study responds to Patricia Parker's landmark account of endlessly expansive romance, suggesting that the genre's structural deferrals and excesses come at a steep hidden price. Like other early modern discourses—rhetoric, ...
    • 'Carnal acts' : from theory to publication 

      Johnston, Paul (University of St Andrews, 2014-06-24) - Thesis
      The first part of the thesis comprises Chapters 1 to 40 of the novel, written under a pseudonym, followed by a synopsis of the remaining chapters, 41 to 155. The potential jacket copy will refer to the protagonists, a ...
    • Man up : a study of gendered expectations of masculinity at the 'fin de siècle' 

      Ramday, Morna B (University of St Andrews, 2014-06-16) - Thesis
      The main themes of this thesis are masculinities, fluctuations in socially constructed gender roles at the fin de siècle and how a number of cathartic issues influenced these. The strongest of these issues was the New Woman ...
    • Music lessons and the construction of womanhood in English fiction, 1870-1914 

      Watson, Anna Elizabeth (University of St Andrews, 2014-06-24) - Thesis
      This thesis explores the gendered symbolism of women’s music lessons in English fiction, 1870-1914. I consider canonical and non-canonical fiction in the context of a wider discourse about music, gender and society. ...
    • 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 ...