Search for dissertations about: "Elegy"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word Elegy.

  1. 1. Varying Virtue : Mythological Paragons of Wifely Virtues in Roman Elegy

    University dissertation from Faculties of Humanities and Theology

    Author : Magdalena Öhrman; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ovid; Elegy; Propertius; Ovid’s exile poetry; erotodidactic elegy; Tibullus; mythology; genre;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates references to five mythological characters (Penelope, Laodamia, Andromache, Alcestis and Euadne) used as paragons of wifely virtues in Roman elegy. Providing extensive close readings, it discusses the usage of these five characters in the works of Propertius and Tibullus, and in the elegiac works of Ovid, with special reference to issues of narratology, intertextuality, and literary genre. READ MORE

  2. 2. Remaining Like a Sword, Alone : Prolegomena

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jordi Ferrer i Serra; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Semitic languages - general; classical Arabic poetry; pre-Islamic; genre; theme; mourning; ritual; elegy; corpus; poetics; non-European literatures; Semitiska språk - allmänt;

    Abstract : According to common scholarly opinion, early Arabic poetry encompasses a distinct genre which laments the dead, and which is the specific Arabic realisation of a universal, cross-culturally widespread genre of lamentation. Moreover, this genre — which commonly is referred to as ‘elegy’, but in the thesis, as ‘threnody’ — is identified with the type of poetry that in Arabic poetics is called riṯāʼ or marṯiya. READ MORE