Theses - Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic
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(2017-11-28)This PhD dissertation examines narrative in early Welsh and English poetry, and more particularly how, where, and why we find temporal progression and radiality in the poetic narrative of both literatures. The term ‘radiality’ ...
Narrative structure and the individual in the Íslendingasögur: motivation, provocation and characterisation (2016-07-16)This thesis takes a fresh, character-based approach to the Íslendingasögur. It is inspired by a narratological study that unites the functional and structural role of characters with their human, individualistic portrayal. ...
(2017-10-26)As a semantic investigation into Anglo-Saxon medicine, this thesis investigates the ways in which the Old English language was adapted to the technical discipline of medicine, with an emphasis on semantic interference ...