Modern Languages Theses
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(University of St Andrews, 2016-06-23) - Thesis
(2018) - ThesisThis thesis investigates the capacity of mourning to transform one’s life into writing. Since mourning impacts each individual in a very unique way, its effect in the field of life-writing is incommensurable. In this ...
(1984-07) - ThesisThis work is an investigation into the possible age of part of the lexical content of the Basque language-today a linguistic isolate in the western Pyrenees. It examines firstly the chronological development of the various ...
Writers in the service of revolution : Russia's ideological and literary impact on Spanish poetry and prose, 1925-36 (2003) - ThesisThis thesis is a comparative literary study which is conducted by placing the reception of Russian literature in Spain during the period 1918-36 within the context of the interplay of literature and the social and political ...
The origins of Slavonic : language contact and language change in ancient eastern Europe and western Eurasia (2004) - ThesisThis thesis attempts to analyze the causes and mechanisms of the dissolution of the language ancestral to the modern Slavonic languages. Recent advances in the field of archaeology have cast traditional theories of the ...