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GENERAL BOARD OF THE FACULTIES

With the approval of the General Board, the following appointments and reappointments have been made and titles conferred for the periods stated.


GENERAL BOARD OF THE FACULTIES

With the approval of the General Board, the following
appointments and
reappointments have been made and titles conferred for the
periods stated.

1 Appointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS
(From 1 October 1999 until 30 September 2004 unless otherwise
stated)

Law

catherine j. redgwell (ba Winnipeg, ll.b. British Columbia),
Fellow-elect of St
Peter's. In Public International Law. 

Literae Humaniores

philomen probert, ma, m.phil., Fellow-elect of Wolfson. In
Classical
Philology and Linguistics. 

Management Studies

laura empson, ma status (b.sc., mba, m.phil. London), Fellow of
St
Anne's. In Management Studies. From 1 April 1999 until 31 March
2004.

Mathematical Sciences

marc lackenby (ma Cambridge), Fellow-elect of St Catherine's. In
Pure Mathematics.

Physical Sciences

richard i. todd, d.phil. (ma Cambridge), Fellow-elect of St
Catherine's. In Materials. From 1 September 1999 until 31 August
2004.


Physiological Sciences

edith sim, ma, d.phil. (b.sc. Edinburgh), Fellow of St Peter's.
In
Pharmacology. From 1 October 1999 until the retiring age.

TEMPORARY UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

Modern Languages

sebastian c. coxon, ma, d.phil. In German. From 1 October 1999
until 30 September 2000.

Physical Sciences

david g. bucknall (b.sc. Nottingham, ph.d. London). In Materials.
From 1 May 1999 until 30 April 2005.

Social Studies

kurt t. gaubatz (ab Berkeley, m.div. Princeton, ph.d. Stanford),
In
American Foreign Policy. From 1 August 1999 until 31 August 2000.

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS (CUF)

Law

timothy a.o. endicott, ma status, m.phil., d.phil. (ab Harvard,
ll.b.
Toronto), Fellow-elect of Balliol. From 1 October 1999 until 30
September 2004.

laura c.h. hoyano, bcl (ba, ma, ll.b. Alberta), Fellow-elect of
Wadham. In Law. From 1 August 1999 until 31 July 2004.

INSTRUCTORSHIP

Oriental Studies

yoko w. gutch, ma status. In Japanese. From 1 October 1999 until
30 September 2003.



2 Reappointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS
(from 1 October 1999 until the retirement age unless otherwise
stated.)

Mathematical Sciences

john m. spivey, ma, d.phil. (ba Cambridge), Fellow of Oriel. In
Computation.

Committee for Comparative Philology and General Linguistics

gillian c. ramchand, ma (bs MIT, ma, ph.d. Stanford), Fellow of
Linacre. In General Linguistics. 

Committee for Educational Studies

geoffrey walford, ma, m.Phil. (ma London, ba, m.sc. Open, b.sc.,
ph.d. Kent), Fellow of Green College. In Educational Studies
(Sociology). From 1 January 2000 until the retiring age.

FACULTY LECTURER

Modern Languages

giuseppe a. stellardi, ma (dott.fil. Pavia, DEA.dr. Sorbonne),
Fellow
of St Hugh's. In Italian. From 1 January 2000 to the retiring
age.

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS (CUF)
(From 1 October 1999 until the retiring age unless otherwise
stated.)

Mathematical Sciences

lionel j. mason, ma, d.phil., Fellow of St Peter's. In
Mathematics.

Social Studies

louise l. fawcett, ma status, m.phil., d.phil., Fellow of St
Catherine's. In Politics.

terence o'shaughnessy, ma (b.sc., be, m.phil., ph.d. Cambridge),
Fellow of St Anne's. In Economics. From 1 October 1999 until 30
September 2002.

Theology

susan e. gillingham, ma, d.phil.(b.th. Nottingham, ma Exeter),
Fellow of Worcester. In Theology.

COWLEY LECTURER IN POST-BIBLICAL HEBREW

Oriental Studies

glenda abramson, ma (ma, ph.d. Rand), Fellow of St Cross. From
1
October 1999 until 30 September 2004.


DIRECTOR OF POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EUROPEAN STUDIES

Continuing Education

stuart j. kewley, ma status (ba McMaster, m.sc. Queen's, m.phil.
Cambridge), Fellow of Kellogg. From 1 September 1999 until 31
August 2003.


The following holder of the title of University Lecturer (CUF)
has
been appointed to the substantive post.

Law

lucia h. zedner, ma, d.phil. (ba York), Fellow of Corpus Christi.
In
Law. From 1 October 1999 until the retiring age.



3 Conferment of title

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS (CUF)
(from 1 October 1999 until 30 September 2004 unless otherwise
stated)

Law

nicholas c. bamforth, bcl, ma, Fellow of Queen's. In Law.

Literae Humaniores

edward h. bispham, ma, d.phil., Fellow of Brasenose. In Ancient
History.

Mathematical Sciences

andrew s. dancer, ba, d.phil., Fellow of Jesus College. In Pure
Mathematics.



4 Appointments by the Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine

CLINICAL LECTURERS

mark a. herbert, ma status (b.sc., mb, ch.b. Bristol), mrcp. In
Neonatal Paediatrics. From 1 April 1999 until 31 March 2002.

julian m.b. morrell (ma, m.sc. Cambridge, mb, bs London), mrcp,
mrcpsych. In Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. From 3 February
1999 until 2 February 2002.



5 Reappointments by the Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine

CLINICAL LECTURERS

harry c. brownlow, (mb, ch.b. Manchester). In Orthopaedic
Surgery. From 1 April 1999 until 31 March 2002.

jonathan m. gleadle, bm, ma, mrcp. In Clinical Medicine. From 1
January 2000 to 31 December 2002.

paul g. ursell, ma status (mb, bs London), f.r.c.opth. In
Ophthalmology. From 1 December 1999 until 30 November 2002.

y.k. loke, ma status (mb, bs London). In Clinical Pharmacology.
From 1 May 2000 until 30 April 2003.



6 Conferment of title by the Board of the Faculty of Clinical
Medicine

HONORARY SENIOR CLINICAL LECTURER

graham j. cox (bds, mb, bs London), frcs. In Otolaryngology, Head
and Neck Surgery. From 1 April 1999 until 31 March 2004.

euan laird (mb, ch.b. Otago), mrcog, frnzcog. In Obstetrics and
Gynaecology. From 1 April 1999 until 31 March 2002.

david v. skinner (mb, bs London), frcs, ffaem. In Accident and
Emergency Medicine. From 1 February 1999 until 31 January 2004.



7 Reconferment of title by the Board of the Faculty of Clinical
Medicine

HONORARY SENIOR CLINICAL LECTURERS
(from the date stated until the retiring age or resignation from
the substantive post)

ian c.j.w. bowler, ma status (mb, ch.b. Bristol), mrcp,
m.r.c.path. In
Pathology. From 4 March 1999. 

susan m. burge, dm, frcp. In Dermatology. From 1 June 1999.

stephen j. gould, ma status (b.sc., mb, bs London). In Paediatric
Pathology. From 1 June 1999.

timothy r. lancaster, ba (mb, bs London, m.sc. Harvard). In
General
Practice. From 1 July 1999. 
                                


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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

Special 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, 1998, p. 392, ll. 44–7, that the following Special Subjects will be available in the examination in Trinity Term 2001. Certain subjects are marked with a language identifier (Examination Decrees, 1998, p. 378, ll. 27–8 refers). The numbers given to the left of each entry are those used by the Examination Schools to identify papers.

Depending on the availability of teaching resources, not all Special Subjects will be available to all candidates in every year.

2011 Modern literary theory. Candidates will be expected to be familiar with major theories in this field since 1918. [1]

2195 European cinema. An introduction to some of the major movements in the evolution of European cinema, studied with reference to literary movements where appropriate. A list of topics 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. In the examination, candidates must answer three questions, and will be expected to show evidence of having worked on film study and analysis.

2030 Syntax.

2009 Semantics.

2031 Phonetics and Phonology.

2032 Sociolinguistics.

2033 Translation Theory.

2012 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.

2013 (F) Anglo-Norman language and literature.

2029 (F) 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.

2034 (F) The Old French epic.

2014 (F) The twelfth- and thirteenth-century Grail Romances.

2015 (F) French historical writing to 1515.

2016 (F) French poetry of the mid-sixteenth century.

2017 (F) Dramatic theory and practice in France 1605–1660.

2019 (F) Jean-Jacques Rousseau. [2]

2035 (F) French satire from Rabelais to Beaumarchais.

2020 (F) Honoré de Balzac.

2021 (F) French poetry 1870–1918.

2022 (F) French literature and the First World War.

2023 (F) Marcel Proust. [3]

2024 (F) Surrealism.

2025 (F) The `Nouveau Roman'.

2026 (F) Literature and the visual arts from Diderot to Zola.

2027 (F) French women writers.

2028 (F) Advanced French translation: theory and practice.

2036 (G) 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.

2037 (G) 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.

2041 (G) 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).

2042 (G) Wolfram von Eschenbach.

2071 (G) Mechthild von Magdeburg and women's writing in German 1150–1300.

2043 (G) Martin Luther.

2044 (G) German poetry and drama of the seventeenth century.

2045 (G) Eighteenth-century German aesthetics from Baumgarten to Schiller.

2072 (G) Weimar Classicism 1794–1805.

2046 (G) Hölderlin, Hyperion, Empedokles (ed. M. B. Benn, Clarendon German Series) and the poetry written after 1797.

2047 (G) The Bildungsroman.

2048 (G) German political thought from 1780 to 1830.

2050 (G) 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 following sections: (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.

2073 (G) Shorter modernist prose fiction 1901–27.

2079 (G) Expressionism and Dada in literature and the visual arts.

2056 (G) German poetry from 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.

2070 (G) The German novel from 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.

2080 (G) Literature in the GDR.

2081 (G) Advanced German translation.

2083 (I) Italian lyric poetry of the thirteenth century.

2084 (I) Dante's minor works.

2085 (I) `Questione della lingua'. Candidates will be expected to have read: Dante, De Vulgari Eloquentia; Bembo, Prose della volgar lingua; Manzoni, Scritti sulla lingua.

2082 (I) Women writers of the Italian Renaissance.

2087 (I) 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.

2088 (I) The works of Carlo Emilio Gadda.

2096 (I) Sicilian literature 1950–90.

2097 (I) Italian women writers 1950–90.

2101 (S) The civilisation of Muslim Spain. [4]

2103 (S) Spanish drama before Lope de Vega. Candidates will be expected to be familiar with the works of: Juan del Encina, Lucas Fernández, Lope de Rueda, Juan de la Cueva, Bartolomé de Torres Naharro, Diego Sánchez de Badajoz, Juan de Timoneda, Miguel Venegas, Miguel de Cervantes, and the Spanish works of Gil Vicente. Candidates will be expected to have read the Portuguese and bilingual texts of Gil Vicente, but passages for comment, which will not be compulsory, will not be set from these.

2104 (S) 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). There will be a compulsory commentary question but passages for commentary will not be set from F. de la Torre, Institución de un rey christiano.

2105 (S) The discovery and conquest of Mexico and the Antilles. Candidates will be expected to have read: Cristóbal Colón, Textos y documentos completos (ed. Consuelo Varela), Nuevas cartas (ed. Juan Gil, Madrid: Alianza Universidad, 1984); Hernán Cortés, Cartas de relación de la conquista de Méjico (ed. A. Delgado Gómez, Castalia, Madrid), Letters two and three, pp. 159–453; 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 (Madrid: Cátedra, 1991); 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. There will be a compulsory commentary question.

2106 (S) 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. There will be a compulsory commentary question.

2107 (S) Federico García Lorca. Candidates will be expected to have read: Federico García Lorca, Obras completas (Aguilar, Edición del cincuentenario), 3 vols. There will be a compulsory commentary question. Passages for commentary will be set from among the following: Canciones, Poeta en Nueva York, Llanto por Ignacio Sánchez Mejías, Yerma, El público.

2108 (S) Modern Catalan literature. Candidates will be expected to have a general knowledge of the field and a detailed knowledge of at least three authors. Compulsory passages for translation and commentary will be set from the works of the authors 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.

2111 (S) Modern Galician literature. Candidates will be expected to have a general knowledge of the field and a detailed knowledge of at least three authors. Compulsory passages for translation and commentary will be set from the works of the authors 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.

2112 (S) Modern Catalan. Candidates will be required to show knowledge of the descriptive analysis of the contemporary language, and will have the opportunity of discussing the historical development of the language where this illuminates present-day usage. The paper will contain optional questions on the principles of descriptive linguistics to be answered with particular reference to Catalan. The paper will be divided into two sections, and candidates must answer from both: (a) the structure of Catalan as spoken and written at the present-day (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics); (b) an overview of the external history of the language and the regional varieties, the current sociolinguistic situation, standardisation and language policy.

2113 (S) Modern Galician. Candidates will be required to show knowledge of the descriptive analysis of the contemporary language, and will have the opportunity of discussing the historical development of the language where this illuminates present-day usage. The paper will contain optional questions on the principles of descriptive linguistics to be answered with particular reference to Galician. The paper will be divided into two sections, and candidates must answer from both: (a) the structure of Galician as spoken and written at the present- day (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics); (b) an overview of the external history of the language and the regional varieties, the current sociolinguistic situation, standardisation and language policy.

2100 (S) Bilingualism: Spanish and English. The paper will be divided into two sections, and candidates will be required to answer questions from both. (a) Spanish and English in contrast. (b) Spanish and English in a bilingual context.

2109 (S, P) The work of Alfonso the Wise as author and patron of literature and learning. There will be a compulsory commentary question. 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 (ed. Jesús Montoya, Letras hispánicas, 293, Madrid, Cátedra). [5]

2110 (S, P) 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. There will be a compulsory commentary question. [6]

(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.

2114 (S, P) Latin American fiction from 1940. Candidates may limit themselves to either Spanish American or Brazilian fiction. Candidates will be expected to be familiar with the broad evolution of this fiction over the period since 1940. They wil also be expected to undertake a specialised study of at least three of the following authors: Jorge Amado, Jorge Luis Borges, Alejo Carpentier, Julio Cortázar, Fernando del Paso, Carlos Fuentes, Gabriel García Márquez, Jo'o Guimar'es Rosa, Clarice Lispector, Mario Vargas Llosa. [7]

2130 (P) The Galician-Portuguese Cancioneiros.

2131 (P) 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); Fernžo Mendes Pinto, Peregrinaçžo, chaps. 1, 36–104, 203–6.

2133 (P) The Brazilian novel of the North-East 1880–1960.

2134 (P) Twentieth-century Portuguese and Brazilian women writers.

2135 (P) The literature of Portuguese-speaking Africa.

2137 (R) Old Church Slavonic in relation to Common Slavonic and Russian. [8]

2138 (R) Comparative Slavonic Philology. Candidates will be expected to show a detailed knowledge of the methods of Comparative Slavonic Philology and to illustrate their answers with examples from more than one Slavonic language.

2149 (R) The structure and history of one of the following languages: Bulgarian, Czech, Macedonian, Polish, Serbo-Croat, Slovak, Slovene, Sorbian, Ukrainian, White Russian. [9]

2164 (R) Language and style in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Russian literature.

2166 (R) Russian narrative fiction from 1917. Questions will be set predominantly on the following authors: Babel', Bulgakov, Erenburg, Leonov, Olesha, Pasternak, Sholokhov, Solzhenitsyn, Zamyatin.

2167 (R) Modern Russian poetry. With special reference to the works of Akhmatova, Mandel'shtam, Pasternak, Tsvetaeva.

2168 (R) 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.

2170 (R) Russian women's writing. Questions will be set on the work of Pavlova, Zinov'eva-Annibal, Teffi, Akhmatova, Tsvetaeva, Petrushevskaya, and also on general topics (including autobiography, pre-revolutionary realist prose, the poetry of the First Wave emigration, Socialist realism, post-1953 prose, contemporary poetry).

2176 (Gr) The School of the Ionian Islands 1797–1912, with special reference to the works of Solomos, Kalvos, Laskaratos, Matesis, Valaoritis, and Mavilis.

2177 (Gr) The New Athenian School of Poetry 1880–1912, with special reference to the works of Palamas, Drosinis, Gryparis, Krystallis, Malakasis, and Hadzopoulos.

2178 (Gr) 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.

2179 (Gr) Greek women writers.

2184 Medieval Welsh tales and romances. [10]

2185 The poets of the Welsh princes. [11]

2186 The poetry of Dafydd ap Gwilym. [12]

2187 The Ulster Cycle of tales.

2188 The classical Irish bardic tradition.

2189 The structure and history of the Welsh language.

2190 The structure and history of the Irish language.

2074 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.

2075 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.

2076 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.

2077 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.

2078 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). Any other subject approved by the Modern Languages board. Application must be made in writing, and with the support of the candidate's tutor, to the Chairman of the Modern Languages Board, Modern Languages Faculty Office, 37 Wellington Square, not later than the Wednesday of the second week of the Michaelmas Full Term preceding the examination.

Notes on mutual exclusions and other restrictions

[1] No candidate in the Honour School of English and Modern Languages may offer both the Special Subject `Modern Literary Theory' and the Special Topic `The History and Theory of Criticism' from the Honour School of English Language and Literature.
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[2] No candidate in the Honour School of Modern History and Modern Languages may offer both the Special Subject `Jean-Jacques Rousseau' and the Further Subject `Political and Social Thought' from the Honour School of Modern History.
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[3] No candidate in the Honour School of Modern History and Modern Languages may offer both the Special Subject `Marcel Proust' and the Further Subject `Literature, Politics, and Society in France 1870--1914' from the Honour School of Modern History.
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[4] 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 obtain approval via 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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[5] Candidates offering this paper under the provisions of Examination Decrees, 1998, p. 378, ll. 27–8, as a paper bearing the language indentifier for Spanish or Portuguese should answer with especial reference to the respective language.
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[6] Candidates offering this paper under the provisions of Examination Decrees, 1998, p. 378, ll. 27–8, as a paper bearing the language indentifier for Spanish or Portuguese should answer with especial reference to the respective language.
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[7] Candidates offering this paper under the provisions of Examination Decrees, 1998, p. 378, ll. 27–8, as a paper bearing the language indentifier for Spanish or Portuguese should answer with especial reference to the respective language.
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[8] No candidate in the Honour School of Modern Languages or in a joint Honour School involving Modern Languages may offer both the Special 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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[9] Candidates offering Czech (with Slovak) will not be permitted to offer either of those languages in the Special Subject on the structure and history of one of certain specified languages.
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[10] No candidate in the Honour School of English and Modern Languages may offer the papers `Medieval Welsh Language and Literature I or II' from the Honour School of English Language and Literature with any of the Special Subjects `Medieval Welsh tales and romances', `The poets of the Welsh princes', and `The poetry of Dafydd ap Gwilym'.
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[11] No candidate in the Honour School of English and Modern Languages may offer the papers `Medieval Welsh Language and Literature I or II' from the Honour School of English Language and Literature with any of the Special Subjects `Medieval Welsh tales and romances', `The poets of the Welsh princes', and `The poetry of Dafydd ap Gwilym'.
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[12] No candidate in the Honour School of English and Modern Languages may offer the papers `Medieval Welsh Language and Literature I or II' from the Honour School of English Language and Literature with any of the Special 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

A. HOPKINS, Wadham: `Structure-based design of novel inhibitors of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase'.
Structural Biology Division, Department of Clinical Medicine, Thursday, 3 June, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: P.J. Goodford, G. Dodson.

F. TUYTTENS, Merton: `The consequences of perturbation caused by badger removal for the control of bovine tuberculosis in cattle: a study of behaviour, population dynamics, and epidemiology'.
Department of Zoology, Friday, 21 May, 2 p.m.
Examiners: M. Berdoy, T. Roper.

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English Language and Literature

L. GORTON, Merton: `DonneÕs cosmos: some aspects of his images of space and time'.
New College, Monday, 21 June, 2 p.m.
Examiners: A.D. Nuttall, M. Walsh.

C. HUTTON, St Edmund Hall: `Publishing the literary revival: the evolution of Irish textual culture, 1886–1922'.
St John's, Monday, 7 June, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: J.S. Kelly, W. Gould.

M.F. SUAREZ, St John's: `The mock biblical: a study in English satire from the Popish Plot to the Pretender Crisis'.
New College, Friday, 9 July, 2 p.m.
Examiners: A.D. Nuttall, M. Walsh.

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Management

T. KERN, Christ Church: `Relationships in IT outsourcing: an exploratory research study of a conceptual framework'.
Templeton, Tuesday, 10 June, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: K.J. Blois, G. Fitzgerald.

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Physical Sciences

E. CUSSEN, Wolfson: `The electronic properties of mixed metal oxides'.
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Wednesday, 26 May, 10.45 a.m.
Examiners: M.J. Rossewsky, A. Harrison.

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Social Studies

G.M.M. NIHOUL, St Peter's: `Policy formation in the European Union: the case of education policy'.
Nuffield, Friday, 18 June, 10 a.m.
Examiners: J.J. Richardson, B.G. Peters.

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