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 ...
(Brecha, 2012-03-29) - Journal itemGustavo San Román, investigador uruguayo radicado en Escocia, resultó el ganador del concurso internacional José Enrique Rodó, con un trabajo sobre la "Influencia y actualidad del pensamiento de José Enrique Rodó".* Brecha ...
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 ...
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