Search for dissertations about: "Literature"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 5025 swedish dissertations containing the word Literature.

  1. 1. Faces of Thoreau in American Literature

    Author : Steven Hartman; Ronald Bosco; State University of New York University at Albany Department of English; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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; English language; Engelska språket; Literature; 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

    Author : Juris Rozītis; Prof. Baiba Kangere; Prof. Vieda Skultans; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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; Literature; 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. Travelling objects : modernity and materiality in British Colonial travel literature about Africa

    Author : Nicklas Hållen; Heidi Hansson; Stefan Helgesson; Tim Youngs; Nicklas Hållén; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; travel literature; Africa; modernity; materiality; material objects; things; commodity form; commodity culture; postcolonialism; Homi Bhabha; museums; exhibitions; colonialism; geography; space; trade; ethnography; the book; ambivalence; subject-object relations; fetishism; John Speke; Verney Cameron; Henry Stanley; Mary Kingsley; Ewart Grogan; Constance Larymore; Mary Hall; English language; Engelska språket; Literature; litteraturvetenskap; John Hanning Speke; Verney Lovett Cameron; Henry Morton Stanley; postcolonial theory; material culture; colonial discourse; English literature; Engelsk litteratur; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Historia; History; Engelska med litteraturvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : This study examines the functions of objects in a selection of British colonial travel accounts about Africa. The works discussed were published between 1863 and 1908 and include travelogues by John Hanning Speke, Verney Lovett Cameron, Henry Morton Stanley, Mary Henrietta Kingsley, Ewart Scott Grogan, Mary Hall and Constance Larymore. READ MORE

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

    Author : Anna Gunder; Johan Svedjedal; Marie-Christine Skuncke; Espen Aarseth; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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; Literature; 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

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

    Author : Tanja von Dahlern; Johan Prof.; Paula Docent; Jesper Olsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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