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CHAIRMAN OF EXAMINERS

The Vice-Chancellor desires to call the attention of all examiners to the provisions of Ch. VI, Sect. ii.c, § 1, clauses 1–3 (Examination Decrees, 1994, pp. 928–9), which require examiners in all university examinations to appoint one of their number to act as Chairman, to notify the appointment to the Vice-Chancellor, and to publish it in the University Gazette.

He desires that these appointments shall be notified to the Clerk of the Schools who will himself inform the Vice-Chancellor and see that notice of them is duly published in the University Gazette.

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EXAMINATION SCHOOLS

Accommodation for Lectures

Michaelmas Term 1996

The Chairman of the Curators of the Schools would be grateful if Professors, Readers, and University Lecturers who wish to lecture at the Schools in Michaelmas Term 1996 could inform the Clerk of the Schools at the end of the present term. It is necessary to know whether a room suitable for an audience of more than one hundred persons is required; only the three large writing-schools will accommodate more than that number.

Afternoon lectures should normally finish by 6 p.m.

Attention is drawn to the fact that overhead projection equipment and 35-mm projectors are available. When these facilities are required the Clerk of the Schools should be notified in advance.

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

Optional Subjects in the Honour School of Modern Languages and the related joint honour schools

The Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages gives notice, under the provisions of the regulations in Examination Decrees, 1995, p. 425, ll. 40–2, that the following Optional Subjects will be available in the examination in Trinity Term 1998:

101 The comparative descriptive linguistics of modern European languages. Candidates will be expected to have a detailed knowledge of any two of the following languages and to have made a comparative study of their present–day phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and vocabulary: English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Greek.

102 Semantics. Candidates will be expected to be familiar with the principal theories in this field since 1900.

103 [1] General Linguistics. Candidates should be familiar with the terminology, methodology, and main theoretical standpoints of modern linguistics. They should be able to discuss, with reference to phonetics, phonology, grammar, and semantics, some of the following topics: linguistic units and relations; linguistic universals; communicational functions of language; language acquisition; linguistic variation and linguistic change; linguistic relativism. Opportunity will be provided for candidates to show proficiency in phonological, grammatical, and other types of analysis of given samples of linguistic material.

104 [2] Modern Literary Theory. Candidates will be expected to be familiar with major theories in this field since 1918.

105 European Cinema and Literary Movements from 1920 to the present. Candidates will be expected: (a) to show evidence of having worked on film study and analysis, using D. Bordwell and K. Thompson, Film Art, 3rd edition (McGraw Hill, London, 1990); P. Cook, The Cinema Book (BFI, London, 1985); M. Liehm, Passion and Defiance (University of California Press, Berkeley–Los Angeles, 1984); (b) to have studied two of the following, up to four of which will be available in the examination: Expressionism and the Early Avant-garde; Realism, Socialist-Realism, Neo-Realism; Auteurism; Filmic Adaptations of Literary Texts/Literary Authors writing for the screen; Totalitarianism in Literature and Film; Surrealism; Representations of Gender and Sexuality; The New Avant-garde and Post-modern Film.

A list of the topics listed in (b) which will be available in the examination can be obtained from the Modern Languages Faculty Secretarial Office in 37 Wellington Square at the beginning of Michaelmas Full Term 1996.

200 Romance Philology and Linguistics. Candidates will be expected to show a detailed knowledge of the methods of Comparative Romance Philology and to illustrate their answers with examples from more than one Romance language. A section on `Vulgar Latin' will be set, including passages for linguistic comment from one or more of the following: Early Glosses, Appendix Probi, Aetheriae Peregrinatio ad Loca Sancta. The section will be compulsory for candidates offering Modern Languages Paper IV in any two Romance languages, and optional for all other candidates, with the exception of those offering the Classics and Modern Languages paper in Late Latin Philology, who will be precluded from answering it.

201 Anglo-Norman Language and Literature.

202 Old Provençal. Prescribed text: F.R. Hamlin, P.T. Ricketts, J. Hathaway, Introduction à l'étude de l'ancien provençal, Geneva 1967 and 1985, with particular reference to nos. 2, 3, 4, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31, 33, 34, 36, 39, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 49, 53, 54, 56, 57, 59, 65, 67, 70, from which passages will be set for translation. In addition, candidates may answer questions on either literary or linguistic topics or both.

203 The twelfth- and thirteenth-century Grail Romances.

204 French historical writing up to 1515.

205 French poetry of the mid-sixteenth century.

206 Dramatic theory and practice in France from 1605 to 1660, with special reference to Corneille.

207 French grammarians and linguistic theory of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

208 [3] Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

209 Honoré de Balzac.

210 French Poetry 1870 to 1918.

211 French literature and the First World War.

212 [4] Marcel Proust.

213 Surrealism.

214 The `Nouveau Roman', with special reference to the work of Robbe-Grillet, Nathalie Sarraute and Butor.

215 Literature and the visual arts from Diderot to Zola.

216 French women writers.

217 Advanced French Translation: Theory and Practice.

300 Old Norse. Candidates will be expected to have made a special study of F. Ranke and D. Hofmann, Altnordisches Elementarbuch (Sammlung Göschen No. 1115), pp. 80–135. Candidates will also be expected to have read the Völsungasaga and related material from the Poetic Edda.

301 Old High German, with either Gothic or Old Saxon or Old English. Prescribed texts: Gothic, Gospel according to St Mark, chapters 1–9; Old Saxon, Heliand, ll. 4025–5038; Old English, Beowulf, ll. 1–1049.

302 The German Minnesang. Candidates will be expected to have made a special study of Friedrich von Hausen, Lieder (ed. Schweikle) (Reclam); Reinmar, Lieder (ed. Schweikle) (Reclam); Heinrich von Morungen, Lieder (ed. Tervooren) (Reclam).

303 Wolfram von Eschenbach.

304 Martin Luther.

305 German poetry and drama of the seventeenth century.

306 Eighteenth-century German aesthetics from Baumgarten to Schiller.

307 Hölderlin, Hyperion, Empedokles (ed. M. B. Benn, Clarendon German Series) and the poetry written after 1797.

308 The Bildungsroman from Wieland to Keller.

309 German political thought from 1780 to 1830. Candidates will be expected to have read: Kant, Idee zu einer allgemeinen Geschichte in weltbürgerlicher Absicht, 1784; Zum ewigen Frieden, 1795; Humboldt, Ideen zu einem Versuch, die Grenzen der Wirksamkeit des Staates zu bestimmen, 1792; Novalis, Die Christenheit oder Europa, 1799; Fichte, Reden an die deutsche Nation, 1808; Hegel, Vorlesungen über die Philosophie der Geschichte, Einleitung (ed. Th. Litt, Reclam); Grundlinien der Philosophie des Rechts, Vorrede, 1821.

310 Johann Nestroy and the Wiener Volkstheater.

311 The poetry of Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Stefan George, and Rainer Maria Rilke. Candidates will be examined on the poetry of two of these authors and will be expected to have read the works listed in any two of the sections below.

(a) Hofmannsthal: Gedichte und Lyrische Dramen, ed. Steiner (Fischer Verlag, 1952), pp. 7–136, 467–529.

(b) George: Hymnen, Pilgerfahrten, Algabal; Das Jahr der Seele; Der Teppich des Lebens und die Lieder von Traum und Tod mit einem Vorspiel; the sections `Zeitgedichte', `Gestalten', `Gezeiten', and `Maximin' from Der siebente Ring; Das neue Reich omitting the section `Sprüche'.

(c) Rilke: Das Stunden–Buch; Neue Gedichte (both parts); Requiem für eine Freundin; Requiem für Wolf Graf von Kalckreuth; Die Sonette an Orpheus; Duineser Elegien.

312 `Expressionist' poetry. Candidates will be expected to have a detailed knowledge of poetry included in Lyrik des Expressionismus ed. Silvio Vietta (Deutsche Texte no. 37, published by Niemeyer).

314 German Poetry since 1945. Candidates will be expected to have a general knowledge of the field, and a detailed knowledge of works written in or after 1945 by three of the following authors: Bachmann, Benn, Biermann, Bobrowski, Volker Braun, Brecht, Celan (the collections of poetry from Mohn und Gedächtnis to Atemwende inclusive), Enzensberger, Grass, Huchel, Sarah Kirsch, Kunert, Sachs.

Note: The paper will include a compulsory section containing general questions and commentary passages taken from the authors being offered; candidates will thus be required to attempt either a general essay or a commentary. Brecht's poetry from 1945 to 1956 may be offered as one of the three authors selected for detailed knowledge in this paper by candidates offering Brecht as a prescribed author in paper X.

315 The German novel since 1945. Candidates will be expected to have a general knowledge of the field, and to have read German–language novels relating to the topics listed below. The paper will consist of a number of general questions, and a number of questions on each of the following topics (candidates will be precluded from answering more than two questions on any one topic): Narrative Voice; `Vergangenheitsbewältigung'; Politics and Society; Identity and Gender.

400 Italian lyric poetry of the thirteenth century.

401 Dante's minor works.

402 `Questione della lingua.' Candidates will be expected to have read: Dante, De Vulgari Eloquentia; Bembo, Prose della volgar lingua; Manzoni, Scritti sulla lingua.

403 Vico.

404 The aesthetics and literary criticism of Croce. Candidates will be expected to be familiar with Part I of the Estetica, Croce's principal theoretical additions to it, and a broad sample of his criticism of Italian literature.

405 The Works of Carlo Emilio Gadda.

406 Sicilian literature 1950–1990.

407 Italian Women Writers 1950–1990

500 [5] The Civilisation of Muslim Spain.

503 The Spanish Erasmians. Candidates will be expected to have read: Erasmus, El Enquiridión (ed. Dámaso Alonso, Madrid, 1932); Coloquios de Erasmo (Nueva Biblioteca de Autores Españoles, vol. xxi, pp. 149–202, 227–49); Alfonso de Valdés, Diálogo de las cosas ocurridas en Roma (ed. José F. Montesinos, Clásicos castellanos); Juan de Valdés, Diálogo de doctrina christiana y el psalterio (ed. Domingo Ricart, Mexico, 1964, pp. 1–130); Juan Luis Vives, Concordia y discordia en el linaje humano [De concordia et discordia in humano genere], Bk. IV (Obras completas, trans. L. Riber, Aguilar, Madrid, 1947–8, ii, 195–253); Cristóbal de Villalón (attr.), Viaje de Turquía (Part I); F. de la Torre, Institución de un rey christiano (ed. R. W. Truman, Exeter Hispanic Texts, 1979)(passages for commentary will not be set from this text).

504 The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico and the Antilles. Candidates will be expected to have read: Cristóbal Colón, Los cuatro viajes del almirante y su testamento (ed. Austral); Hernán Cortés, Cartas de relación de la conquista de Méjico (ed. M. Alcalá, Porrúa, Mexico) and A. R. Pagden, Hernán Cortés: Letters from Mexico (Oxford University Press, London, 1972), Letters two and three; Bernal Díaz del Castillo, Historia de la Conquista de la Nueva España (Porrúa, Mexico, 1960), vol. i, pp. 174–501 and vol. ii, pp. 1–60; Bartolomé de las Casas, Brevísima relación de la destrucción de las Indias (EUDEBA, Buenos Aires, 1966); Toribio de Motolinia, Historia de los Indios de la Nueva España (Porrúa, Mexico, 1969), pp. 77–109; Bernardino de Sahagún, Historia general de la Nueva España (Porrúa, Mexico, 1956), Libros 3, 7, and 8. Candidates will also be expected to have read Pedro Mártir de Anglería, Décadas del Nuevo Mundo (ed. J. Torres Asensio), omitting Décadas 2, 3, and 6.

505 Spanish devotional and mystical writing 1577–1588. Candidates will be expected to have read: Santa Teresa de Jesús, Moradas del castillo interior; Fray Luis de Granada, Introducción del símbolo de la fe (ed. José María Balcells, Madrid, Cátedra, 1989), pp. 125–231; Fray Luis de León, Rey de Dios, Esposo, and Jesús, from De los nombres de Cristo; San Juan de la Cruz, Llama de amor viva (candidates will also be expected to have read the poem), Malón de Chaide, La conversión de la Magdalena (3 vols., ed. Félix García, Clásicos Castellanos, Madrid, 1958), III, 83–178, 190–219.

507 Twentieth-century Catalan literature. Candidates will be expected to have a general knowledge of the field and a detailed knowledge of works by at least three authors. Passages for comment, which will not be compulsory, will be set from the authors currently prescribed. Details of the authors and works prescribed for detailed knowledge will be available in the Modern Languages Administration and Faculty Office, 37 Wellington Square, at the beginning of the Michaelmas Full Term of the academic year of the examination.

508 Galician literature and culture after Francoism. Candidates will be expected to have a general knowledge of the field and a detailed knowledge of works by at least three authors. Passages for comment, which will not be compulsory, will be set from authors currently prescribed. Details of the authors and works prescribed for detailed knowledge will be available in the Modern Languages Faculty Office, 37 Wellington Square, at the beginning of the Michaelmas Full Term of the academic year of the examination.

530 The Work of Alfonso the Wise as author and patron of literature and learning. Passages for commentary will be set from Primera crónica general (ed. R. Menéndez Pidal, Madrid, 1955), caps. 814–967; Las siete partidas (ed. Real Academia de la Historia, Madrid, 1807), I (Prólogo and i–both versions), ii; II (i, iii–v, ix–xi, xv, xviii, xxi–xxii, xxiv, xxxi); III (xix–xx); Cantigas de Santa Maria (ed. Jesús Montoya, Letras hispánicas, 293, Madrid, Cátedra).

531 Spanish and Portuguese Prose Romances of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries. Candidates will be expected to have a knowledge of the field and to have made a special study of at least one romance from each of the following groups, from which passages for literary commentary will be set: (a) sentimental, (b) chivalric, and (c) pastoral.

(a) Diego de San Pedro, Cárcel de amor (ed. Whinnom); Juan de Flores, Grimalte y Gradissa (ed. Waley); Bernardim Ribeiro, Menina e moça;

(b) Spanish Grail Fragments (ed. Pietsch); Amadís de Gaula, Part I (ed. Place); Palmeirim de Inglaterra (ed. Rodrigues Lapa); Tirant lo Blanch, Book I;

(c) Jorge de Montemayor, Los siete libros de la Diana (ed. López Estrada); Gil Polo, Diana enamorada (ed. Ferreres); Samuel Usque, Consolaç o às tribulaç es de Israel vol. i.

532 Latin American Fiction from 1940. Candidates will be expected to show a detailed knowledge of the novels/short stories of at least two of the following authors: Jorge Luis Borges, Alejo Carpentier, Julio Cortázar, Fernando del Paso, Carlos Fuentes, Gabriel García Márquez, Jo o Guimar es Rosa, Osman Lins, Clarice Lispector, Mario Vargas Llosa.

560 The Galician-Portuguese Cancioneiros.

561 The Chronicles of the Portuguese Expansion in Asia. Candidates will be expected to have read: the texts in Portuguese contained in T.F. Earle and John Villiers, Albuquerque, Caesar of the East (Aris and Phillips, 1990); Jo o de Barros, Décadas, ed. António Bai o, vol. I (Sá da Costa, 1945) (candidates are advised to consult also the electronic edition of the Décadas published by the Centre for the Study of the Portuguese Discoveries); Diogo do Couto, O soldado prático, ed. Rodrigues Lapa (Sá da Costa, 1954); Fern o Mendes Pinto, Peregrinaç o, chaps. 1, 36–104, 203–26.

562 Camoes. Candidates will be expected to have read Os Lusíadas (ed. F. Pierce)(passages for translation will be set from Cantos I, V, IX) and Líricas (ed. Rodrigues Lapa, 1970 or later).

563 The Brazilian Novel of the North-East 1880–1960.

600 [6] Old Church Slavonic in relation to Common Slavonic and Russian.

601 Comparative Slavonic Philology, with special reference to Russian and any one of the following languages: Bulgarian, Czech, Macedonian, Polish, Serbo-Croat, Slovak, Slovene, Sorbian, Ukrainian, White Russian.

602 [7] The structure and history of one of the following languages: Bulgarian, Czech, Macedonian, Polish, Serbo-Croat, Slovak, Slovene, Sorbian, Ukrainian, White Russian.

603 Language and style in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Russian literature.

604 Russian thought from 1825 to 1905. Candidates will be expected to have read the works of Belinsky, Herzen, the Slavophiles, Chernyshevsky, Mikhaylovsky, Plekhanov, Lenin.

605 Russian narrative fiction from 1917. Questions will be set predominantly on the following authors: Babel', Bulgakov, Erenburg, Leonov, Olesha, Pasternak, Sholokhov, Solzhenitsyn, Zamyatin.

606 Modern Russian poetry, with special reference to the works of Akhmatova, Mandel'shtam, Pasternak, Tsvetaeva.

607 Russian religious philosophy in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, with special reference to the works of Fedorov, Solov'ev, Berdyaev, Florensky and S. Bulgakov.

608 Czech and Slovak fiction since 1945, with reference to the works of Hrabal, Páral, Kundera, Bednár, Johanides, and others.

701 The School of the Ionian Islands 1797–1912, with special reference to the works of Solomos, Kalvos, Laskaratos, Matesis, Valaoritis, and Mavilis.

702 The New Athenian School of Poetry 1880–1912, with special reference to the works of Palamas, Drosinis, Gryparis, Krystallis, Malakasis, and Hadzopoulos.

703 The Greek novel 1918–40, with special reference to the works of K. Theotokis, G. Theotokas, Karagatsis, Myrivilis, Venezis, K. Politis, and G. N. Abbot.

704 Greek Women Writers.

801 [8] Medieval Welsh tales and romances.

802 [8]The poets of the Welsh princes.

803 [8]The poetry of Dafydd ap Gwilym.

804 The Ulster Cycle of tales.

805 The classical Irish bardic tradition.

806 The structure and history of the Welsh language.

807 The structure and history of the Irish language.

900 Hebrew poetry and prose of Medieval Spain and Provence. In addition to the literary texts, candidates will be expected to show knowledge of the historical background of Spain and Provence from the eleventh to the fourteenth centuries, in particular the transition from an Islamic to a Christian environment and the Jewish response to it. Candidates will be expected to have read selected works by the following writers: Moses Ibn Ezra; Abraham Ibn Ezra; Joseph Ibn Zabara; Judah al-Harizi; Meshullam da Piera; Shem Tob Falaquera; Todros Abulafia; Isaac Hagorni. All texts will be selected from J. Schirmann, Hashirah ha'ivrit besefarad uveprovans.

901 Early twentieth-century Hebrew literature. Candidates will be expected to show knowledge of the work of Central and East European Hebrew writers (some of whom settled in Jewish Palestine in the early decades of this century) and in particular of their literary development in the environment of Austrian, Russian, and Polish literature, and their influence in shaping contemporary Hebrew literature. Candidates will be expected to have read stories by Y. H. Brenner and by M. Berdyczewski; David Vogel's novel, Hayei nisu'im; a selection of poetry by H. N. Bialik, Saul Tschernichovsky, Leah Goldberg, Nathan Alterman, and Abraham Shlonski. Texts will be selected from the following works: Y. H. Brenner, Kovetz sippurim (Sifrei Mofet); Y. Lichtenbaum (ed.), Sofreinu (Ahiasaf); T. Carmi (ed.), The Penguin Book of Hebrew Verse.

902 The literature of the State of Israel. Candidates will be expected to show knowledge of modern Israel's literary history and the development of its literature in the light of twentieth- century Western European influences. Candidates will be expected to have read stories by S. Y. Agnon, Aharon Meged, and Aharon Appelfeld; a selection of poetry by Nathan Zach, Yehuda Amichai, Dan Pagis, and Meir Wieseltier; and two plays by Yehoshua Sobol. Texts will be selected from the following works: S. Y. Agnon, Sefer Ha–ma'asim (Schocken Books, 1948); Aharon Appelfeld, Shanim vesha'ot (Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1975); T. Carmi (ed.), The Penguin Book of Hebrew Verse; Yehoshua Sobol, Nefesh yehudi and Ghetto.

903 Yiddish Linguistics. Candidates will be expected to show knowledge of the methods and findings of Yiddish linguistic research with respect to any three of the following five topics: (i) origins and history of Yiddish; (ii)interrelationships with German dialects and standard German; (iii) the Semitic component in Yiddish; (iv) Yiddish dialectology; (v) Yiddish sociolinguistics. Required readings for each of these topics will be in Yiddish, English, and German.

904 Modern Yiddish Literature. Candidates will be expected to have read:

Sholem Aleichem, Kasrílevker progrés (in his Fun Kasrílevke, NY 1919, pp. 11–84); Ber Borokhov, Di úfgabn fun der yídisher filológye (in Shprákhforshung un literatúr geshíkhte, ed. N. Mayzl, Tel Aviv 1966, pp. 53–75); Sh. An–ski (Shloyme–Zanvl Rapoport), Der díbek (in Di yídishe dráme fun tsvántsikstn yorhúndert, NY 1977, vol. ii, pp. 7–60); Selections from the poetry of R. Ayzland, A. M. Dilon, M. L. Halpern, Z. Landoy, M. Leyb, H. Leyvik, Y. Y. Shvarts, A. N. Stencl, M. Vintshevski (in Músterverk fun der yídisher literatúr, ed. Rozhanski, vol. lxxvi, pp. 40–53, 61–6, 91–100, 112–34; vol. lxxviii, pp. 211, 234–8); Isaac Bashevis Singer, A tógbukh fun a nisht gebóyrenem and Der yid fun bovl (in his Der sótn in goráy un ándere dertséylungen, Jerusalem 1972, pp. 251–70, 307–19).

Notes on mutual exclusions and other restrictions

[1] Candidates offering the Optional Subject `General Linguistics' may not offer paper XIII from the Honour School of Modern Languages.

No candidate in the Honour School of English and Modern Languages may offer both the Optional Subject `General Linguistics' and the paper `Linguistic Theory' from the Honour School of English Language and Literature.
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[2] No candidate in the Honour School of English and Modern Languages may offer both the Optional Subject `Modern Literary Theory' and the paper `The History and Theory of Criticism' from the Honour School of English Language and Literature.
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[3] No candidate in the Honour School of Modern History and Modern Languages my offer both the Optional Subject `Jean-Jacques Rousseau' and the Modern History Political and Social Thought paper.
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[4] No candidate in the Honour School of Modern History and Modern Languages may offer both the Optional Subject `Marcel Proust' and Further Subject in General History, `Literature, Politics, and Society in France 1870–1914'.
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[5] Candidates will be given an opportunity to show knowledge of Arabic, but will not be required to show such knowledge. Candidates offering this paper must have the approval of the Joint Committee on Arabic and Spanish. Applications should be sent to the Faculty Secretary, Oriental Institute, not later than the Monday of second week of Michaelmas Term in the academic year in which the candidate proposes to take the examination.
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[6] No candidate in the Honour School of Modern Languages or in a joint Honour School involving Modern Languages may offer both the Optional Subject `Old Church Slavonic in relation to Common Slavonic and Russian' and option (1) (`The Old Church Slavonic Language') in the Linguistic Studies Paper II in Russian (Russian Paper V from the Honour School of Modern Languages).
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[7] Candidates offering Czech (with Slovak) will not be permitted to offer either of those languages in the Optional Subject on the structure and history of one of certain specified languages.
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[8] No candidate in the Honour School of English and Modern Languages may offer the paper `Medieval Welsh' from the Honour School of English Language and Literature with any of the Optional Subjects `Medieval Welsh tales and romances', `The poets of the Welsh princes', and `The poetry of Dafydd ap Gwilym'.
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EXAMINATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

The examiners appointed by the following faculty boards give notice of oral examination of their candidates as follows:

Biological Sciences

M. RODRIGUES, Linacre: `Breeding strategies of the chiffchaff'.
Department of Zoology, Thursday, 16 May, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J.K. Blakey, R. Prys-Jones.

Clinical Medicine

S.J. BRIDDON, Linacre: `Desensitisation of human 5- HT2A and 5-HT2c receptors expressed in a human neuroblastoma cell line'.
Department of Pharmacology, Wednesday, 22 May, 2 p.m.
Examiners: S. Hill, R.A.J. McIlhinney.

K.A. RIMES, Somerville: `Cognitive and behavioural processes in health anxiety'.
Department of Psychiatry, Thursday, 30 May, 1.30 p.m.
Examiners: A. Ehlers, M. Johnston.

English Language and Literature

R.G.D. WILKINSON, St John's: `In search of a dwelling-place: the treatment of home in the work of four Northern Irish Protestant poets'.
Wadham, Wednesday, 22 May, 3 p.m.
Examiners: J.B. O'Donoghue, R. Schuchard.

Law

J. DE LACY, Pembroke: `Principles of corporate security interest registration systems'.
Examination Schools, Friday, 5 July, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: R.J. Smith, H. Rajak.

Literae Humaniores

R. CHRISLEY, New College: `Non-conceptual psychological explanation: content and computation'.
St Catherine's, Tuesday, 1 October, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: M.W. Brewer, T. Crane.

Medieval and Modern Languages

S.P. HENIGHAN, Wadham: `Assuming the light: the constitution of cultural identity in the Parisian literary apprenticeships of Miguel Angel Asturias and Alejo Carpenter'.
Trinity, Saturday, 1 June, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: M.I. Millington, C.H. Griffin.

Modern History

G. MURDOCK, Brasenose: `International Calvinism and the reformed church of Hungary and Transylvania 1613–58'.
St Anne's, Saturday, 25 May, 11 a.m.
Examiners: R.G. Lewis, K. Peter.

R. TAKEYH, St Antony's: `United States and radical Arab nationalism 1953–7'.
Nuffield, Thursday, 30 May, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: J.G. Darwin, W. Scott Lucas.

Oriental Studies

B.-S. QUTBUDDIN, Hertford: `The political history of the Fatimid-Tayyibi Da'wa in Yemen c.524–832/1130–1429'.
Oriental Institute, Thursday, 16 May, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: P. Dresch, G.R. Smith.

Social Studies

M.A.H. KACHINGWE, Nuffield: `Organisational design and incentives'.
Nuffield, Wednesday, 15 May, 10.30 a.m.
Examiners: P.M. Aghion, I. Jewitt.

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