Search for dissertations about: "Indian literature"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words Indian literature.

  1. 1. "I am walking in my city" : The Production of Locality in Githa Hariharan’s In Times of Siege, Vikram Chandra’s Love and Longing in Bombay, and Amit Chaudhuri’s Freedom Song

    Author : Anna Stibe; Åke Bergvall; Mark Troy; Nahem Yousaf; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Arjun Appadurai; Githa Hariharan; Vikram Chandra; Amit Chaudhuri; the production of locality; work of the imagination; agency; haunting; storytelling; secularism; Indian English literature; cities.; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : At the center of this study are three Indian novels with an urban setting and dealing with political and social issues of the 1990s: Githa Hariharan’s In Times of Siege (2003), Vikram Chandra’s Love and Longing in Bombay (1997) and Amit Chaudhuri’s Freedom Song (1998). The Delhi of In Times of Siege is portrayed as a city infused with power but haunted by a troubled past that is brought to the present by a dissenting professor of history. READ MORE

  2. 2. Amerta Movement of Java 1986-1997 : An Asian Movement Improvisation

    Author : Lise Lavelle; Språk- och litteraturcentrum; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; improvisation; everyday movements; individuality; physicality; nature and spiritual life; identity; cultural roots; transformation; blosssoming; new developments; communication; bodily expression; flux; intercultural dialogue; Languages of South and South-East Asia; Chinese; Kinesiska och språk från Syd- och Sydostasien;

    Abstract : Amerta Movement is free bodily movement combining the wisdom of Asia with contemporary western dynamics. It is both a concept and a practice. Life is viewed in terms of flux. READ MORE

  3. 3. The vowels of Delhi English : Three studies in sociophonetics

    Author : Raphaël Domange; Peter Sundkvist; Niclas Abrahamsson; Raymond Hickey; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Indian English; phonology; sociophonetics; language variation and change; language contact; world Englishes; English; engelska;

    Abstract : Addressing the dearth of sociolinguistic variation research in the “new” varieties of English (D. Sharma, 2017b), this dissertation consists of a set of three sociophonetic studies on an urban dialect of Indian English. READ MORE

  4. 4. In Search of a Fulfilling Identity in a Modern World: Narratives of Indigenous Identities in Sweden and Canada

    Author : Ebba Olofsson; Hugh Beach; Yngve Lithman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; ethnic identity; personal identity; narratives; Saami; Native; Inuit; Indian; Sweden; Canada; Sápmi; Montreal; Quebec; life cycle; ethnic awakening; Native spritualtity; reindeer herding; political events; Kulturantropologi; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the identity of individuals with parents from two different ethnic groups. The focus is on individuals in Sweden with one Saami parent and one Swedish (or other European) parent, and individuals in Canada with one Native (Indian or Inuit) parent and one Euro-Canadian parent. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Unity pervades all activity as water every wave" : principal teachings and philosophy of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

    Author : Anders Lindh; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : Maharishi Mahesh Yogi; Transcendental Meditation; TM-Sidhi programme; Meditation; Indian philosophy; Philosophy; Maharishi Effect; Consciousness; Consciousness-Based Education; Bhagavadgītā; Metaphorical language; Veda; Vedic literature; Shankara; Vedanta; Advaita; Yoga;

    Abstract : The major purpose of this thesis is to investigate some essential aspects of the teachings and philosophy of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (1917-2008) expressed during different periods of time. There is a primary focus on the teachings expressed in Maharishi’s translation and commentary on the didactic poem, Bhagavadgītā, with extensive references to Maharishi’s metaphorical language. READ MORE