Modern Languages Research
St Andrews has a long-standing reputation in particular for research in French, German, Italian, Russian and Hispanic Studies, and has expanded its interests to include Arabic, Persian and Comparative Literature. We also have a number of research institutes which allow colleagues with shared interests in different departments to work on research projects together. In addition to these concentrations, with their respective areas of interest covering a wealth of disciplines which include world literature, linguistics, cinema, history, gender, identity studies, and comparative literature.
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(2016-12-15) - Journal articleDrawing on Rey Chow’s notion of “entanglement” and Michael Rothberg’s work on “multidirectional memory”, I look at the ways in which certain visual, lexical, and historical representations and tropes operate to create ...
(2015-09-25) - Journal articleNombre des livres d’Amélie Nothomb sont bâtis autour d’éléments appartenant au « policier », toujours utilisés de manière détournée ou parodiée. Dans la lignée des post-Nouveaux Romans, ils participent à une réflexion sur ...
(2013-06) - Journal article
Where are the vrais dévots and are they véritables gens de bien? Eloquent slippage in the Tartuffe controversy (2013-04) - Journal articleThe famous controversy provoked by Molière’s Tartuffe (1664–1669) is usually read in terms of vrais and faux dévots and thought to turn on the question of sincerity versus hypocrisy. Here the vrai-faux dichotomy is challenged ...