Search for dissertations about: "Languages and literatures of South and South-East Asia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Languages and literatures of South and South-East Asia.

  1. 1. Burakumin and Shimazaki Toson's Hakai: Images of Discrimination in Modern Japanese Literature

    University dissertation from Institutionen för Östasiatiska Språk

    Author : René Andersson; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; litteraturteori; litteraturkritik; literary theory; Allmän och jämförande litteratur; literature criticism; Shimazaki Toson; General and comparative literature; Discrimination; Burakumin; Eta; Japan; Modern Literature; Korean; Japanese; Koreanska; Paleo-Siberian languages and literatures; japanska och paleosibiriska språk; Languages and literatures of South and South-East Asia; Chinese; Kinesiska och språk och litteratur från Syd- och Sydostasien;

    Abstract : Published in 1906, Hakai or The Broken Commandment in English, by Shimazaki Tôson, is generally considered the first novel in the genre of shizenshugi, a Japanese variation of French Naturalisme. Traditionally, the novel has been viewed as an example of kokuhaku shôsetsu, or “confessional novel” in that the protagonist “confesses” his origin as a member of Eta¾an autochtonous and despised minority in Japan, in current days called Burakumin. READ MORE

  2. 2. A grammar of Jahai

    University dissertation from Linguistics and Phonetics

    Author : Niclas Burenhult; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Kinesiska och språk och litteratur från Syd- och Sydostasien; Chinese; Languages and literatures of South and South-East Asia; expressives; argument; agreement; syntax; modality; Aktionsart; aspect; nominalisation; unitisation; reduplication; cliticisation; affixation; derivational morphology; prestopped nasals; phonology; vowel nasality; Malaysia; endangered languages; Austroasiatic; Mon-Khmer; Jahai; Aslian; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; Phonetics; Fonetik; fonologi;

    Abstract : Jahai, a language belonging to the Aslian branch of the Mon-Khmer language family, is spoken by a group of about 1,000 hunter-gatherers in the montane rainforests of northern Peninsular Malaysia. Drawing on linguistic data collected in the field, the present dissertation is a study of the grammar of Jahai. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Physical Foundation of the Patterning of Physical Action Verbs : A Study of Chinese Verbs

    University dissertation from Linguistics and Phonetics

    Author : Hong Gao; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Languages and literatures of South and South-East Asia; verbal semantics; trajector; semantic representation; pyscholingistics; polysemy; physical reality; physical foundation; physical action verbs; observability; motion; lexicalization patterning; landmark; intentionality; innateness; physical contact; force-dynamics; combinability; conflation; cognitive semantics; active zone; affectability; Chinese; Kinesiska och språk och litteratur från Syd- och Sydostasien; Linguistics; Lingvistik; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik;

    Abstract : This work is a study of verbal semantics with a focus on the discussion and illustration of the role of body parts and the semantic incorporation into verbal roots of the actions that involve various body parts. Following a general discussion of the basic issues of language construction and human body actions with the image schemas of force-dynamics presented in line with the framework of cognitive semantics, it is argued that the event structures of physical action verbs are not arbitrarily constructed but rather the constructions are built through systematic cognitive processes in relation to both human physical reality and concrete reality in the world. READ MORE

  4. 4. Indonesian Literature vs New Order Orthodoxy. The Aftermath of 1965-1966

    University dissertation from Department of East Asian Languages, Box 713, 220 07, Lund

    Author : Anna-Greta Nilsson-Hoadley; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Kinesiska och språk och litteratur från Syd- och Sydostasien; Languages and literatures of South and South-East Asia; human rights; culture; political ideas; Communism; army; New Order; Indonesia; literature; Chinese; history; Political history; Politisk historia; Mänskliga rättigheter;

    Abstract : Starting from Theodor Adorno´s assertion that art is negative knowledge of the real world, the book analyses Indonesian literature produced during the New Order which deal with the events of 1965-1966 and its consequences. A number of Indonesia´s best known authors have written on the subject. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aspect, tense and mood : Context dependency and the marker LE in Mandarin Chinese

    University dissertation from Department of East Asian Languages, Lund University

    Author : Marita Ljungqvist; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Chinese; Languages and literatures of South and South-East Asia; Kinesiska och språk och litteratur från Syd- och Sydostasien; pragmatics; marker; semantics; temporality; Relevance Theory; tense; mood; Mandarin Chinese; aspect;

    Abstract : The grammatical marker LE in Mandarin Chinese can occur in two syntactic positions, either immediately following the verb or at the end of a sentence. Traditionally, it has been described as two homophonous but syntactically distinct morphemes, verbal LE and sentence-final LE. READ MORE