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

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Languages of South and South-East Asia.

  1. 1. Tjerita and Novel. Literary Discourse in Post New Order Indonesia

    University dissertation from LUND UNIVERSITY Centre for Languages and Literature Box 201, 221 00 Lund Sweden

    Author : Stefan Danerek; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Chinese; Kinesiska och språk från Syd- och Sydostasien; social change; Literary development; gender; Indonesia; discourse analysis; short story; Ayu Utami; Languages and Literature studies specific languages ; Languages of South and South-East Asia; Språk- och litteraturvetenskap särskilda språk ; Social changes; theory of social work; Sociala förändringar; teorier om socialt arbete;

    Abstract : The work examines developments in the novel and the short story of writers who grew up during the New Order era (1966-1998) in the period of reform post 1998. It is assumed and subsequently affirmed that the genres are developing, modern genres in dialogue with the past and present. The work's main use of theory is that of M. M. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

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

    University dissertation from Department of East Asian Languages, Lund University

    Author : Lise Lavelle; [2006]
    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

  5. 5. 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