Search for dissertations about: "20th Century"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 235 swedish dissertations containing the words 20th Century.

  1. 1. Towards a Poetics of Nostalgia : The Nostalgic Experience in Modern Fiction

    University dissertation from Edinburgh : University of Edinburgh

    Author : Niklas Salmose; Randall Stevenson; Laura Marcus; Patricia Waugh; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Nostalgia; Modernism; Literature; Aesthetics; Style; Narratology; Emotions; Nostalgi; Modernism; Litteratur; Estetik; Stilistik; Narratologi; Känslor; English literature; Engelska med litteraturvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : In recent years there has been a body of studies relating nostalgia and fiction in political, sociological, feminist, or historical ways. This thesis, instead, sets out to perform an unusual textual study of nostalgia in modern fiction in order to work towards a poetics of nostalgia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hope and rust Reinterpreting the industrial place in the late 20th century

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Anna Storm; Sverker Sörlin; Tim Edensor; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; industrial history; history of technology; cultural history; industrial heritage; hermeneutics; museology; Sweden; Avesta; Ironbridge; Duisburg; 20th century; reuse; place; materiality; authenticity; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of technology and industry; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Teknik- och industrihistoria;

    Abstract : Industrial society has changed thoroughly during the last half a century. In many Western cities and towns, new patterns of production and consumption entailed that centrally located industrial areas became redundant. The once lively workplace and urban core became silent and abandoned, gradually falling into decay. READ MORE

  3. 3. Requiem for a constitution : constitutionalism and political culture in early 20th century Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Magnus Enzell; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Constitutional law; History; 20th century; Sweden; Konstitutionalism; historia; Sverige; 1914-1918 första världskriget ;

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  4. 4. The Language of English Newspaper Editorials from a 20th-Century Perspective

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ingrid Westin; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; 20th-century English; corpus linguistics; diachronic studies; dimensions of variation; editorials; newspapers; textual dimensions; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Abstract : This work is a corpus-based study of the language of English up-market ("quality") newspaper editorials, covering the period 1900-1993. CENE, the Corpus of English Newspaper Editorials, was compiled for the purposes of this study and comprises editorials from the Daily Telegraph, the Guardian, and The Times chosen to represent periods at ten-year intervals. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gift and exchange in the reciprocal regime of the Miskito on the Atlantic coast of Nicaragua, 20th century

    University dissertation from Lund : Dept. of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Christopher Kindblad; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Miskito; Nicaragua; Economy; Exchange; History; 20th century; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social anthropology ethnography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialantrolopologi etnografi;

    Abstract : This book is about cultural change in a local Miskitu community on the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua, which began when communal property started to be used for both food gifts and market exchange as a result of increasing commercial exploitation. The author explores a contradiction that developed in the economic system during the 20th century. READ MORE