Search for dissertations about: "Humanities Languages and Literature Specific Languages"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 552 swedish dissertations containing the words Humanities Languages and Literature Specific Languages.

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University. Department of Language Studies

    Author : Nicklas Hållén; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English literature; Engelsk litteratur; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Historia; History; travel literature; Africa; colonialism; John Hanning Speke; Mary Kingsley; Mary Hall; Constance Larymore; Verney Lovett Cameron; Henry Morton Stanley; postcolonial theory; material culture; colonial discourse; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; Literature; litteraturvetenskap; modernity; materiality; material objects; things; commodity form; commodity culture; postcolonialism; Homi Bhabha; museums; exhibitions; geography; space; trade; ethnography; the book; ambivalence; subject-object relations; fetishism; John Speke; Verney Cameron; Henry Stanley; Ewart Grogan;

    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

  2. 2. Into the Isle of Self : Nietzschean Patterns and Contrasts in D. H. Lawrence's The Trespasser

    University dissertation from Lund : Lund University Press

    Author : Cecilia Björkén; [1996]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; English language and literature; Apollonian-Dionysian; influence; The Trespasser; Nietzsche; D. H. Lawrence; Engelska språk och litteratur ;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on a close reading of Lawrence's novel The Trespasser from a Nietzschean point of view. By adopting this perspective it aims at giving the novel the sense of unity it has so far been alleged to lack. The analysis is preceded by a detailed discussion of the concept of literary influence. READ MORE

  3. 3. Faces of Thoreau in American Literature

    University dissertation from Albany, NY : University at Albany, State University of New York

    Author : Steven Hartman; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen 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

  4. 4. The Trials of the Intertextual: The Translation and Reception of Tatyana Tolstaya's Kys´ in Sweden and the United States

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Malin Podlevskikh Carlström; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2020]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Russian literature; translation studies; Lawrence Venuti; intertextuality; thematic analysis; translation reception; Tatyana Tolstaya; Kys´; Därv; The Slynx;

    Abstract : This dissertation analyses the translation and reception of Tatyana Tolstaya’s novel Kys´ (2000). The analysis includes, as well as the Russian source text, the Swedish translation Därv (2003), translated by Staffan Skott and Maria Nikolajeva, and the English translation The Slynx (2003), translated by Jamey Gambrell. READ MORE

  5. 5. Erotic Pathos, Rhetorical Pleasure. Narrative Technique and Mimesis in Eumathios Makrembolites´ Hysmine and Hysminias

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ingela Nilsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Historical cultures Byzantinology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historiska kulturer Bysantinologi; Eumathios Makrembolites; Hysmine Hysminias; Achilles Tatius; Leukippe Kleitophon; ancient novel; Eros; ekphrasis; Byzantine novel; mimesis; imitation; literary subversion; Byzantine literature; Komnenian literature; intertextuality; transtextuality; spatiality;

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