Search for dissertations about: "Engelska"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 463 swedish dissertations containing the word Engelska.

  1. 1. Crediting marvels in Seamus Heaney's Seeing things

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Irene Gilsenan Nordin; Uppsala universitet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; engelska; English language; Engelska;

    Abstract : This is a study of the Irish, Nobel prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney's Seeing Things, (1991), a volume which marks a turning point in Heaney's writing. From an earlier concern with the outer physicality of things, Heaney turns with deepened awareness to the inner landscapes of the mind, where the thingness of things is explored and expressed in language. READ MORE

  2. 2. In the shoes of a soldier : Communication in Tim O'Brien's Vietnam narratives

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mats Tegmark; Uppsala universitet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; engelska; English language; Engelska;

    Abstract : This is a study of the American writer Tim O'Brien's If I Die in a Combat Zone, Going After Cacciato, and The Things They Carried. Unlike previous O'Brien scholarship, which is either historical-biographical or formalistic, focusing on the contextual meaning or the literary merits of his narratives, this dissertation studies O'Brien's war narratives within a functional and communicative paradigm. READ MORE

  3. 3. Childhood Without Children : Ian McEwan and the Critical Study of the Child

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Engelska institutionen

    Author : Katherina Dodou; Uppsala universitet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; English; engelska; representations of childhood in fiction; Ian McEwan; childhood studies; figuration; the British novel;

    Abstract : This study has a twofold ambition. First, it offers a new perspective on Ian McEwan’s works by focusing on his treatment of childhood. Second, by using McEwan’s writing as an example, it seeks to challenge the current critical preoccupation with childhood in the novel in terms solely of child characters. READ MORE

  4. 4. Estranging Cognition : Feminist Science Fiction and the Borders of Reason

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Engelska institutionen

    Author : Jenny Bonnevier; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; engelska; English language; science fiction; feminist theory; epistemology; Ursula Le Guin; Suzy McKee Charnas; Joanna Russ; Engelska;

    Abstract : This study explores the intersections of three different fields: feminism, science fiction, and epistemology. It argues that as a genre, science fiction is dependent on epistemological discourses that have their roots in the stories and self-images of modern science. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Progressive in 19th-Century English : A Process of Integration

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Engelska institutionen

    Author : Erik Smitterberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; The progressive; 19th-century English; diachronic studies; corpus linguistics; syntactic variation; verb phrase; aspect; dimensions of variation; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Abstract : The present work is a corpus-based study of the English progressive during the 19th century. The study is based on Conce, a one-million-word corpus covering the period 1800–1900 and comprising seven genres, both speech-related and non-speech-related. READ MORE