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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Dating the vernacular inscription on the wall of St Mark's Treasury in Venice. A case study in medieval epigraphic philology (2017-07-07) - Journal articleThe investigation has three interlinked goals. The first is to resolve a concrete and long-standing problem that has challenged epigraphists and art historians. It involves establishing a plausible date for a five-line ...
Broadcasting the self : autofiction, television and representations of authorship in contemporary French literature (2017-01) - Journal articleThis article examines the rise of autofiction as literary notion and cultural phenomenon in modern France. The past decades saw the rise of texts which not only challenge the convention of traditional autobiography and its ...
(Gorgias Press, 2017) - Book item
En defensa de la biografía : hacia una “historia total”. Un llamado a la nueva generación de historiadores del siglo XIX mexicano (2017-12-19) - Journal articleThe purpose of this essay is to highlight the importance of biography as a means to forging a “total history”. It defends the merits of biographical studies by emphasizing what it allows us to discover in terms of public, ...
(2018-05) - Journal articleHenry George Ward’s Mexico in 1827 (published in 1828) is one of the most exhaustive accounts of Mexico and its mining activities in the years following its independence from Spain. Written with a meticulous attention to ...