Search for dissertations about: "English subject"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 87 swedish dissertations containing the words English subject.

  1. 1. Faces of Thoreau in American Literature

    Author : Steven Hartman; Ronald Bosco; State University of New York University at Albany Department of English; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Henry David Thoreau 1817-1862 ; Jerome Lawrence 1915-2004 ; Robert E. Lee 1918 -1994 ; Edward Abbey 1927–1989 ; Hayden Carruth 1921–2008 ; Walden; Civil Disobedience; cultural reception; cultural appropriation; literary reenactment; literary activism; intertextuality; iconography; canonization; American literature; reception theory; reader response; nature writing; political writing; literature of protest; cultural critique; biography; hagiography; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Amos Bronson Alcott; William Ellery Channing; James Russell Lowell; Robert Louis Stevenson; Mohandas Gandhi; Henry Salt; English language; Engelska språket; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; English; engelska; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : Doctoral dissertation supervised by Professor Ronald A. Bosco (co-supervised by Professor Judith Johnson and Professor Judith Fetterley), Department of English, University at Albany, State University of New York. READ MORE

  2. 2. Subject and History in Selected Works by Abdulrazak Gurnah, Yvonne Vera, and David Dabydeen

    Author : Erik Falk; Åke Bergvall; Mark Troy; Michael Titlestad; Nahem Yousaf; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Abdulrazak Gurnah; Yvonne Vera; postcolonial literature; entanglement; movement; creative amnesia; Édouard Glissant; Achille Mbembe; David Dabydeen; subject; history; subject formation; English language; Engelska språket; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This study is concerned with subject formation in the fiction of contemporary postcolonial authors Abdulrazak Gurnah, Yvonne Vera, and David Dabydeen. In contextualised readings of a total of nine works – Gurnah’s Admiring Silence (1996), By the Sea (2001), and Desertion (2005); Vera’s Without a Name (1996), Butterfly Burning (1998), and The Stone Virgins (2002); Dabydeen’s Disappearance (1993), Turner (1994), and A Harlot’s Progress (1999) – it explores thematic and formal aspects of the subject’s constitution in the texts. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Subject of the Verbal Gerund : A Study of Variation in English

    Author : Susanna Lyne; Merja Kytö; Hilde Hasselgård; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; BNC; British National Corpus; corpus linguistics; genitive; genre; gerund; ing-form; Late Modern English; linguistic variation; multivariate analysis; possessive; prescriptivism; Present-day English; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This study deals with variation between possessive/genitive and objective/plain forms of the subject of the verbal gerund clause (VGC) in Present-day and Late Modern British English, as in Would you object to my [me] paying her a visit? and Poor timing of spoonfuls can lead to the child’s [the child] feeling frustrated. According to the traditional prescriptivist view, the possessive/genitive form is the preferred variant. READ MORE

  4. 4. Creative Writers in a Digital Age : Swedish Teenagers’ Insights into their Extramural English Writing and the School Subject of English

    Author : Paul Morris; Olcay Sert; Thorsten Schröter; Pia Sundqvist; Christina Olin-Scheller; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Extramural English; Free time English; Out-of-school learning; Informal English learning; L2 English learning; Creative writers; Creative writing; Creativity; Fanfiction; Fan fiction; Motivation; Engagement; Bridging the gap; Writing for pleasure.; Didactics; didaktik;

    Abstract : The digital age has re-shaped the landscape of creative writing. One example of the changes that have taken place is the way in which millions of young people, globally, now write and share stories as online fanfiction. This is an out-of-school leisure pastime that can also help improve language skills (Aragon & Davis, 2019; Black, 2008). READ MORE

  5. 5. The English occupational song

    Author : Gerald Porter; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; work; metaphor; occupational song; industrial song; women s songs; weaving; mining; the miller; railways; engelska; English;

    Abstract : This is the first full-length study in English of occupational songs. They occupy the space between rhythmic work songs and labour songs in that the occupation signifies. Occupation is a key territorial site. If the métier of the protagonist is mentioned in a ballad, it cannot be regarded as merely a piece of illustrative detail. READ MORE