Search for dissertations about: "Literature"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 4888 swedish dissertations containing the word Literature.

  1. 1. Faces of Thoreau in American Literature

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

    Author : Steven Hartman; Ronald Bosco; [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

  2. 2. Displaced Literature Images of Time and Space in Latvian Novels Depicting the First Years of the Latvian Postwar Exile

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Juris Rozītis; Prof. Baiba Kangere; Prof. Vieda Skultans; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bakhtin; chronotope; Displaced Person; émigré; exile; immigrant literature; Latvia; Latvian literature; Latvian history; life-story; narrative; novel; postwar Germany; refugee; setting; space; time; time-space; UNRRA; WWII; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : In the years immediately following the Second World War, the main part of Latvian literature was produced by writers living outside Latvia. To this day Latvian literature continues to be written outside Latvia, albeit to a much smaller extent. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hyperworks : On Digital Literature and Computer Games

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Avdelningen för litteratursociologi

    Author : Anna Gunder; Johan Svedjedal; Marie-Christine Skuncke; Espen Aarseth; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; Sociology of Literature; Digital Literature; Ergodic Literature; Hypertext Fiction; Cybertext; Computer Game; Narratology; Ludology; Game Studies; New Media Studies; Textual Criticism; Media Theory; Michael Joyce; J. K. Rowling; Litteraturvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study investigates the effects of digitization on literature and literary culture with focus on works of literary fiction and other kinds of works inspired by such works. The concept of “hyperworks” refers to works intended to be navigated multisequentially, i.e. the users create their own paths through the work by making choices. READ MORE

  4. 4. Moving Images of Literature : Transformations of Literature in Contemporary Video and Film Installation Art

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala universitet, Litteraturvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Tanja von Dahlern; Johan Prof.; Paula Docent; Jesper Olsson; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Transformation; Adaptation; Intermediality; Cultural Memory; Video and Film Installation; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study aims to contribute to a better understanding of the many engagements with literature beyond the literary field. More specifically, it studies different ways of staging and transforming literature in video and film installation since the 1990s. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Children’s Literature? Subversive Infantilisation in Contemporary Bosnian-Herzegovinian Fiction

    University dissertation from Växjö : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Fedja Borčak; Jørgen Bruhn; Andrea Lešić; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bosnia; Bosnian literature; the infantile; child character; subversive infantilisation; nationalism; Balkanism; socialism; international administration; discourse theory; New Historicism; Jacques Rancière; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : The past two decades of political and social disintegration in Bosnia and Herzegovina have given birth to literary counterreactions against hegemonic ways of imagining social life in the country. This thesis deals with a particular practice in BosnianHerzegovinian war and post-war literature, which uses infantile perspectives to critically address issues related to the socialist history of Bosnia as part of Yugoslavia, the war in the 1990s, and the socalled transitional post-war period. READ MORE