Search for dissertations about: "Engelska språk och litteratur"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 334 swedish dissertations containing the words Engelska språk och litteratur.

  1. 1. Apologising in British English

    Author : Mats Deutschmann; Patricia Poussa; Terttu Nevalainen; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; apology; speech act; politeness; Brown Levinson; power; solidarity; sociolinguistic variation; pragmatics; BNC; corpus linguistics; British English; Other Germanic languages; Övriga germanska språk; Sociology; Sociologi; Linguistic subjects; Lingvistikämnen; English language; Engelska; English language; Engelska språket; engelska; English;

    Abstract : Avhandlingenatt undersöker funktionen av ursäkten som talakt samt sociala skillnader i dess användande i talad Brittisk engelska inspelad under tidigt 1990-tal. Materialet består av hundratals konversationer från formella och informella sammanhang och sammanlagt ingår över 1700 talare i den undersökta korpusen. READ MORE

  2. 2. Travelling objects : modernity and materiality in British Colonial travel literature about Africa

    Author : Nicklas Hållen; Heidi Hansson; Stefan Helgesson; Tim Youngs; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; travel literature; Africa; modernity; materiality; material objects; things; commodity form; commodity culture; postcolonialism; Homi Bhabha; museums; exhibitions; colonialism; geography; space; trade; ethnography; the book; ambivalence; subject-object relations; fetishism; John Speke; Verney Cameron; Henry Stanley; Mary Kingsley; Ewart Grogan; Constance Larymore; Mary Hall; English language; Engelska språket; Literature; litteraturvetenskap; John Hanning Speke; Verney Lovett Cameron; Henry Morton Stanley; postcolonial theory; material culture; colonial discourse; English literature; Engelsk litteratur; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Historia; History; Engelska med litteraturvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : This study examines the functions of objects in a selection of British colonial travel accounts about Africa. The works discussed were published between 1863 and 1908 and include travelogues by John Hanning Speke, Verney Lovett Cameron, Henry Morton Stanley, Mary Henrietta Kingsley, Ewart Scott Grogan, Mary Hall and Constance Larymore. READ MORE

  3. 3. I tweet like I talk : Aspects of speech and writing on Twitter

    Author : Peter Wikström; Erica Sandlund; Solveig Granath; Andrea C. Schalley; Ruth Page; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Social media; Twitter; speech; writing; orality; literacy; CMC; remediation; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates linguistic and metalinguistic practices in everyday Twitter discourse in relation to aspects of speech and writing. The overarching aim is to investigate how the spoken–written interface is reconfigured in the digital writing spaces of social media. READ MORE

  4. 4. Articulable Humanity : Narrative Ethics in Nuruddin Farah's Trilogies

    Author : Hilda Härgestam Strandberg; Heidi Hansson; Stefan Helgesson; Annie Gagiano; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; African literature; Nuruddin Farah; narrative ethics; ethical criticism; precariousness; vulnerability; human dignity; Emmanuel Lévinas; Adriana Cavarero; Judith Butler; postcolonial theory; feminism.; engelska; English;

    Abstract : Fokus för avhandlingen, Att uttrycka det mänskliga: narrativ etik i Nuruddin Farah’s trilogier, är de nio romaner publicerade mellan 1979 och 2011 som tillsammans utgör Nuruddin Farah’s tre trilogier: ”Variations on the Theme of an African Dictatorship,” bestående av Sweet and Sour Milk (1979), Sardines (1981), Close Sesame (1983); “Blood in the Sun,” bestående av Maps (1986), Gifts (1993), Secrets (1998); samt “Past Imperfect,” bestående av Links (2003), Knots (2007), Crossbones (2011). Tematiska och stilistiska skillnader till trots så är dessa trilogier och romaner märkbart sammanhängande i sitt fokus. READ MORE

  5. 5. Making sense digitally : Conversational coherence in online and mixed-mode contexts

    Author : Therese Örnberg Berglund; Patrik Svensson; Mathias Broth; Elizabeth Keating; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Conversational coherence; context; communicative affordances; conversation analysis; multimodality; cohesion; sequential structure; attention; polyfocality; polycontextuality; English language; Engelska språket; Human communication; Kommunikation mellan människor; engelska; English;

    Abstract : Successful interaction makes sense to its participants – it is, in other words, coherent. As different resources are employed to indicate mutual orientation by showing which actions are linked and where attention is paid, coherent conversation can be said to be achieved multimodally. READ MORE