Search for dissertations about: "Amerikansk litteratur"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Amerikansk litteratur.

  1. 1. In Between Cultures : Franco-American Encounters in the Work of Edith Wharton

    Author : Maria Strääf; Lars-Håkan Svensson; Kerstin W. Shands; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; American literature; capital; economic; cultural; social and symbolic; cultural encounter; Edith Wharton; hybridity; in-betweenness; mimicry; narratology; nineteenth-century literature; twentieth-century literature; otherness; women’s literature; Amerikansk litteratur; Edith Wharton; hybriditet; in-betweenness mellanskap ; kapital: ekonomiskt; kulturellt; socialt and symboliskt; kulturmöte; kvinnolitteratur; 1800-tals litteratur; 1900-tals litteratur; mimicry; narratologi; otherness ”den andre” ; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is a study of how the American author Edith Wharton (1862-1937) in a number of novels and short stories written between 1876 and 1937 depicts cultural encounters between Americans and Europeans, mostly Frenchmen. Chiefly concerned with Fast and Loose, “The Last Asset”, Madame de Treymes, “Les Metteurs en Scène”, The Custom of the Country and The Age of Innocence, each of which articulates ideas relevant to the theme investigated, the thesis also contains a supplementary discussion of The Reef, The Glimpses of the Moon, The Mother’s Recompense and The Buccaneers. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Swarming European Consciousness” : Europe and Tradition in the Work of William Carlos Williams

    Author : Elin Käck; Carin Franzén; Hélène Aji; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; American poetry; William Carlos Williams; Euro-American relationship; Europe; tradition; recontextualization; hegemony; counterhegemonic; modernism; Amerikansk poesi; William Carlos Williams; den euro-amerikanska relationen; Europa; traditionen; rekontextualisering; hegemoni; kontrahegemonisk; modernism;

    Abstract : This study focuses on how the American poet William Carlos Williams (1883–1963) deals with Europe and tradition in works published between 1917 and 1928 and in unpublished material from the same period. Poems from Al Que Quiere! (1917), Sour Grapes (1921), Kora in Hell (1920) and Spring and All (1923) as well as The Great American Novel (1923) and A Voyage to Pagany (1928) constitute the core of the material. READ MORE

  3. 3. Husbands, lovers, and dreamlovers : masculinity and female desire in women's novels of the 1970s

    Author : Helena Eriksson; Helena Wahlström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; Engelska språket; feminism; amerikansk litteratur; frigörelseroman; maskulinitet;

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  4. 4. Collaborating with Gertrude Stein : Media ecologies, reception, poetics

    Author : Solveig Daugaard; Tania Ørum; Carin Franzén; Jesper Olsson; Logan Esdale; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; American poetry; Gertrude Stein; media ecologies; reception; poetics; collaborative poetics; media poetics; ambient poetics; Amerikansk poesi; Gertrude Stein; medieekologi; reception; poetik; samarbetspoetik; mediepoetik; ”ambient” poetik;

    Abstract : The reception of the American avant-garde poet, playwright, art collector and salon hostess Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) has to a wide extent taken place in an aesthetic context prior to her work’s academic and hermeneutic canonization. This thesis is in part a mapping of this transmedia reception as it is played out in a North American context in the period from her death and until today, and in part an account of Stein’s particular collaborative poetics, through which her work invites such a reception. READ MORE

  5. 5. Agreement with Collective Nouns in English

    Author : Magnus Levin; Engelska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; markedness; Longman Spoken American Corpus; grammatical change; corpus; conventionalization; concord; conceptualization; collective nouns; British National Corpus; British English; BNC; Australian English; American English; agreement; Agreement Hierarchy; pronouns; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; agreement; language variation; English language; Engelska språket; Engelsk språkvetenskap; English;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns agreement with collective nouns in American, British and Australian English. It is based on material from newspaper corpora and spoken corpora. The findings suggest that dialectal, stylistic, diachronic, syntactic and semantic factors interact in the selection of singular and plural agreement. READ MORE