Search for dissertations about: "J.R.R. Tolkien"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words J.R.R. Tolkien.

  1. 1. Writing Worlds, Reading Landscapes : An Exploration of Settings in Fantasy

    University dissertation from Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Stefan Ekman; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Robert Jordan; Steven R. Donaldson; Lisa Goldstein; Tim Powers; Patricia McKillip; China Miéville; Charles de Lint; Terry Pratchett; Robert Holdstock; Garth Nix; Charles Vess; Neil Gaiman; Steven Brust; J.R.R. Tolkien; maps in fantasy; fantasy; ecocriticism; Steven R. Donaldson; Lisa Goldstein; Tim Powers; Patricia McKillip; China Miéville; Charles de Lint; Terry Pratchett; Robert Holdstock; Garth Nix; Charles Vess; Neil Gaiman; Steven Brust; J.R.R. Tolkien; maps in fantasy; fantasy; ecocriticism;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Fantasygenrens många främmande och fantastiska platser ger inte bara handlingen en exotisk kuliss utan är tätt knutna till hur berättelserna är uppbyggda. I Stefan Ekmans doktorsavhandling Writing Worlds, Reading Landscapes: An Exploration of Settings in Fantasy visas hur miljön i fantasy är lika viktig som persongalleriet och intrigen. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ecologies of the Imagination Theorizing the participatory aesthetics of the fantastic

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University

    Author : Per Israelson; Anders Cullhed; Marcel O'Gorman; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Media theory; genre theory; media ecology; posthumanism; ecocriticism; neocybernetics; sympoiesis; ontogenesis; fantasy; the fantastic; comic books; William Blake; Alan Moore; J. R. R. Tolkien; litteraturvetenskap; Literature;

    Abstract : This book is about the participatory aesthetics of the fantastic. In it, the author argues that the definition of the fantastic presented by Tzvetan Todorov in 1970 can be used, provided it is first adapted to a media-ecological framework, to theorize the role of aesthetic participation in the creation of secondary worlds. READ MORE

  3. 3. Scholarship and Mythopoeia : The ideas of language and myth in the works of Owen Barfield, C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien

    University dissertation from Manchester : Department of English and America Studies, University of Manchester

    Author : Maria Kuteeva; Tony Crowley; Thomas Shippey; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; language; myth; philology; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap; English; engelska;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the views adopted by Barfield, Lewis and Tolkien on the phenomena of language and myth as discussed in their academic writing and fiction. Part I (Chapters I and II) focuses on the study of language. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dissonant Voices : Philosophy, Children's Literature, and Perfectionist Education

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Viktor Johansson; Klas Roth; Nicholas C. Burbules; Martin Gustafsson; Paul Standish; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Dissonance; Philosophy; Education; Perfectionism; Children s Literature; Childhood; Cavell; Wittgenstein; Educational Science; pedagogik med inriktning mot utbildningsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Dissonant Voices has a twofold aspiration. First, it is a philosophical treatment of everyday pedagogical interactions between children and their elders, between teachers and pupils. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dissonant Voices Philosophy, Children's Literature, and Perfectionist Education

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Viktor Johansson; Klas Roth; Nicholas C. Burbules; Martin Gustafsson; Paul Standish; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Dissonance; Philosophy; Education; Perfectionism; Children s Literature; Childhood; Cavell; Wittgenstein; Educational Science; pedagogik med inriktning mot utbildningsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Dissonant Voices has a twofold aspiration. First, it is a philosophical treatment of everyday pedagogical interactions between children and their elders, between teachers and pupils. READ MORE