Search for dissertations about: "Australian literature"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words Australian literature.

  1. 1. A translation of worlds Aspects of cultural translation and Australian migration literature

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet, Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Anette Svensson; Heidi Hansson; Tina O'Toole; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; cultural translation; Australian migration literature; hybridity; acculturation; liminality; immigrant child; translation; migration; interpretation; storytelling; food; diaspora; gaze; cultural encounters; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; engelska; English; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study explores the exchange of cultural information that takes place in the meeting between immigrant and non-immigrant characters in a selection of Australian novels focusing on the theme of migration: Heartland (1989) by Angelika Fremd, A Change of Skies (1991) by Yasmine Gooneratne, Stella’s Place (1998) by Jim Sakkas, Hiam (1998) by Eva Sallis and Love and Vertigo (2000) by Hsu-Ming Teo. The concept cultural translation functions as a theoretical tool in the analyses. READ MORE

  2. 2. A translation of worlds Aspects of cultural translation and Australian migration literature

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet, Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Anette Svensson; Heidi Hansson; Tina O'Toole; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; cultural translation; Australian migration literature; hybridity; acculturation; liminality; immigrant child; translation; migration; interpretation; storytelling; food; diaspora; gaze; cultural encounters; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; engelska; English; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study explores the exchange of cultural information that takes place in the meeting between immigrant and non-immigrant characters in a selection of Australian novels focusing on the theme of migration: Heartland (1989) by Angelika Fremd, A Change of Skies (1991) by Yasmine Gooneratne, Stella’s Place (1998) by Jim Sakkas, Hiam (1998) by Eva Sallis and Love and Vertigo (2000) by Hsu-Ming Teo. The concept cultural translation functions as a theoretical tool in the analyses. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Double Aspect : Gerald Murnane's Visual Poetics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University Department of English

    Author : Piia K Posti; Ishrat Lindblad; Martin Leer; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Australian twentieth-century fiction; the double aspect; Cartesian perspectivalism ; vision; visuality; visual poetics; exile; landscape; woman; gaze; Gerald Murnane; English literature; Engelsk litteratur; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : With its abundance of maps, place names, and landscapes, and with titles like Inland and Landscape with Landscape, Gerald Murnane's fiction exemplifies the dominance of land in Australian literature. Yet, Murnane's fiction differs from most "landscape fiction" in that it depicts an Australia that despite its history of exploration has not yet been fully discovered. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Double Aspect : Gerald Murnane's Visual Poetics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Engelska institutionen

    Author : Piia Posti; Ishrat Lindblad; Martin Leer; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Australian twentieth-century fiction; the double aspect; “Cartesian perspectivalism”; vision; visuality; visual poetics; exile; landscape; woman; gaze; Gerald Murnane; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : With its abundance of maps, place names, and landscapes, and with titles like Inland and Landscape with Landscape, Gerald Murnane’s fiction exemplifies the dominance of land in Australian literature. Yet, Murnane’s fiction differs from most “landscape fiction” in that it depicts an Australia that despite its history of exploration has not yet been fully discovered. READ MORE

  5. 5. Agreement with Collective Nouns in English

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Engelska institutionen

    Author : Magnus Levin; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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;

    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