Search for dissertations about: "Middle English literature"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words Middle English literature.

  1. 1. Pearl and Contemplative Writing

    Author : Annika Sylén-Lagerholm; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : Julian of Norwich; The Cloud of Unknowing; Margery Kempe; Richard Rolle; Walter Hilton; dream visions in literature; mysticism and literature; Thomas Aquinas and literature; Pseudo-Dionysius in England; religion and literature; literature and theology; medieval English poetry; women and medieval literature; Middle English literature; Gawain author; contemplative writers in medieval England; Pearl author; Pearl; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ; General and comparative literature; literature criticism; literary theory; Allmän och jämförande litteratur; litteraturkritik; litteraturteori; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES and RELIGION;

    Abstract : This dissertation places Pearl in the context of works by the English fourteenth-century contemplative writers (‘mystics’), as well as of patristic and other theological treatises, focusing on the theme of comprehending and speaking about a transcendent divine dimension. The purpose is to show that Pearl and the works of Julian of Norwich, Margery Kempe, Walter Hilton, Richard Rolle and the author of The Cloud of Unknowing share a concern with attempting to express the inexpressible. READ MORE

  2. 2. Knowledge and Survival in the Novels of Thomas Hardy

    University dissertation from Jane Mattisson. English Department, Lund University

    Author : Jane Mattisson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2000]
    Keywords : Humanities Languages and Literature General Literature Studies; Humaniora Språk och litteratur Litteraturvetenskap; Humanities; Humaniora; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; Thomas Hardy; nineteenth-century fiction; history and literature -- nineteenth century; English language and literature; rural skills in literature; Wessex -- Thomas Hardy; literature and society -- nineteenth century; epistemology and literature; evolution in literature; Pierre Bourdieu and literature; education in literature; sociolinguistics and literature; sociology and literature; Victorian fiction; Key words: Thomas Hardy; Engelska språk och litteratur ;

    Abstract : Min avhandling heter Knowledge and Survival in the Novels of Thomas Hardy (disputationsdag: 15 april 2000). Jag fokuserar på två sorters vetande: det traditionella, som jag kallar ‘det vardagliga’, och ‘det specialiserade’, som är knutet till modern vetenskaplig utveckling... READ MORE

  3. 3. Apologising in British English

    University dissertation from Umeå : Univ. i Umeå, Institutionen för moderna språk

    Author : Mats Deutschmann; Mittuniversitetet.; Umeå universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : Humanities Languages and Literature Specific Languages; Humaniora Språk och litteratur Språkstudier; Social Sciences Sociology; Samhällsvetenskap Sociologi; Humanities Languages and Literature General Language Studies and Linguistics; Humaniora Språk och litteratur Jämförande språkvetenskap och lingvistik; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Linguistic subjects; Lingvistikämnen; apology; speech act; politeness; Brown Levinson; power; solidarity; sociolinguistic variation; pragmatics; BNC; corpus linguistics; British English; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; engelska; English; English language; Engelska;

    Abstract : Avhandlingenatt undersöker funktionen av ursäkten som talakt samt sociala skillnader i dess användande i talad Brittisk engelska inspelad under tidigt 1990-tal. Materialet består av hundratals konversationer från formella och informella sammanhang och sammanlagt ingår över 1700 talare i den undersökta korpusen. READ MORE

  4. 4. Suburbia Rewritten : Masculinity and Affect in Contemporary American Literature

    University dissertation from Uppsala

    Author : Ola Jönsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : Humanities Languages and Literature General Literature Studies; Humaniora Språk och litteratur Litteraturvetenskap; Suburbia; affect; masculinity; domophobia; masculinity in crisis; separate spheres; fatherhood; Joyce Carol Oates; Rick Moody; Philip Roth; John Updike; Richard Yates; John Cheever.; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : Suburbia has made a powerful return in American literature of the past two decades. This renaissance of suburban fictional narrative bears the signum of alienated, anxious, and resentful white middle-class men in gray flannel suits that has remained since the formative postwar period of the 1950s and 1960s. READ MORE

  5. 5. English Place-Name Elements Relating to Boundaries

    University dissertation from Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Boel Jepson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2011]
    Keywords : Middle English; ge mǣre; Old English; charters; onomastics; *rān; mearc; dialectology; the West Riding of Yorkshire; Gloucestershire; hār; ; rein; *rǣn e ; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES and RELIGION;

    Abstract : Place-names often reflect local, cultural, and political history. It is only natural, therefore, that words for such historically important phenomena as boundaries should form part of place-names. In England, there is a fair number of place-name elements that refer to boundaries. Some of them are treated in this thesis. READ MORE