Search for dissertations about: "Asian literature"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 swedish dissertations containing the words Asian literature.

  1. 1. Slippery paths : The performance and canonization of Turkic literature and Uyghur muqam song in Islam and modernity

    Author : Nathan Light; USA IN Indiana University; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Folklore; Song; Islam; Muqam; Modernity; Language; literature and linguistics; Social sciences; Turkic; Canonization; Middle Eastern literature; Uyghur; Performance; China; Asian literature; Turkic languages; Turkiska språk; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Religionshistoria; History of Religions;

    Abstract : In the past forty years the fluid Uyghur muqam song tradition has been transformed into a cultural canon used to represent the Uyghur ethnic group within China and on the world stage. Traditional muqam performers have provided the magma of songs that scholars and politicians have edited into an invented "great tradition" which supports a Uyghur claim to an important piece world cultural history. READ MORE

  2. 2. Itô Sei : self-analysis and the modern Japanese novel

    Author : Keiko Kockum; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Japanese literature; Itô; Sei;

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  3. 3. Prisonscape : Literary Reconfigurations of the Real and Imagined Worlds of the Chinese Prison

    Author : Serena De Marchi; Irmy Schweiger; Monika Gänssbauer; Kwok-kan Tam; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Prison; China; Prison Literature; Space; Body; Asiens språk och kulturer; Asian Languages and Cultures;

    Abstract : This study focuses on the prison writings from and about modern China (from the Mao era to the present day). It builds on previous research on Chinese prison camp literature as well as on sociological and historical studies of the evolution of punishments, both within the Chinese context and from a more global perspective. READ MORE

  4. 4. Who Cares? Culture, Structure, and Agency in Caring for the Elderly in Japan

    Author : Els-Marie Anbäcken; Gunilla Lindberg-Wada; Sepp Linhart Wien; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; East Asian languages; Östasiatiska språk;

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  5. 5. Engaging Advaita : Conceptualising liberating knowledge in the face of Western modernity

    Author : Pawel Odyniec; Ram-Prasad Chakravarthi; Heinz Werner Wessler; Christiane Schaefer; Stephen Phillips; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; Indology; modern Indian philosophy; Advaita Vedānta; brahmajñāna; liberating knowledge; Badrīnāth Śukla; Krishnachandra Bhattacharyya; Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan; Indologi särskilt sanskrit; Indology with Classical Sanscrit;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a study of modern Indian philosophy. It examines three engaging articulations of the Advaitic notion of liberating knowledge or brahmajñāna provided by three prominent Indian philosophers of the twentieth century, namely, Badrīnāth Śukla (1898-1988), Krishnachandra Bhattacharyya (1875-1949), and Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1888-1975). READ MORE