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The School of Arts and Humanities is a diverse community of academics, students and staff from across all of our related subjects. Cambridge’s reputation for excellence in the Arts and Humanities rests upon our outstanding teaching and our world-class research. The Faculties and Departments of the School support scholars who are leading authorities in their fields, and are home to innovative and collaborative research projects which continue to push the boundaries of our knowledge and refine how we think and see the world.

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  • Postwar British Fictions of Inhabitation 

    Schneider, Katherine
    The New Brutalist architect Alison Smithson is often quoted as saying that ‘a book is like a small building to us’. Indeed, her 1966 novel A Portrait of the Female Mind as a Young Girl, published by Chatto and Windus, ...
  • Visualising, Perceiving, and Interpreting Smell in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Art 

    Marx, Elizabeth
    This thesis explores the ways in which artworks described invisible scents, how the depicted scents were perceived, and what interpretations and meanings they held. As research into representations of the olfactory is a ...
  • Performance Architecture: A Performative Architectural Practice 

    Schweder, Alexander
    Performance Architecture is a term that emerged from my creative practice to suggest that the architectural activities endeavored within it are influenced by concepts and histories from performance studies. This writing ...
  • Fifth-century CE Greek Christian verse paraphrase 

    Lygouris, Konstantinos
    This thesis focuses on the literary phenomenon of Greek Biblical epic, that is, the rewriting of Christian prose narratives in the form of hexameter verse. It examines how such a transformation of form raised profound ...

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