Search for dissertations about: "Litteraturvetenskap"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 167 swedish dissertations containing the word Litteraturvetenskap.

  1. 1. The Nothing That Is : The Structure of Consciousness in the Poetry of Wallace Stevens

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Daniel Andersson; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; Wallace Stevens; Edmund Husserl; Jean-Paul Sartre; phenomenology; existentialism; thematic criticism; theme; image; modernist poetry; romantic poetry; Litteraturvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This is a study of the poetry of the American writer Wallace Stevens (1879-1955). Stevens’ poetry is often concerned with the relation between consciousness and world, the perceiver and the perceived. This dissertation takes the investigation of the very “structure” or “pattern” of consciousness as its main purpose. READ MORE

  2. 2. The senses of modernism : Technology, perception, and modernist aesthetics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sara Danius; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; modernism and modernity; literature and technology; literary history; cultural studies; human body in literature; visual culture; cinema studies; Thomas Mann; Marcel Proust; James Joyce; Litteraturvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study argues that there is a constitutive relationship between technological change and literary modernism. Moving within a historical trajectory that extends from 1880 to 1930, The Senses of Modernism proposes that high-modernist aesthetics is inseparable from a newly emergent and technologically mediated crisis of the senses. READ MORE

  3. 3. Defining moments a cultural biography of Jane Eyre

    University dissertation from Umeå : Moderna språk

    Author : Philip Grey; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; identity; production; representation; regulation; consumption; circuit of culture; discourse; publishing; biography; canonization; adaptation; education; moral panic; criticism; Charlotte Brontë; Victorian literature; National Curriculum; Litteraturvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the ways in which various practices, such as novel-writing, publishing, book-reviewing, reading for pleasure, adaptation and studying English literature, have produced Jane Eyre’s complex cultural profile. The organizing principle of the study is Paul du Gay, Stuart Hall et al’s ‘circuit of culture’, which identifies five key processes or ‘moments’ as being productive of the meanings that a cultural artefact or text comes to possess. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sports of culture : Writing the resistant subject in South Africa (readings of Ndebele, Gordimer, Coetzee)

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Stefan Helgesson; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; African literature; Homi Bhabha; catachresis; ethics; Frantz Fanon; Emmanuel Lévinas; mimicry; post-colonial theory; South African literature; Gayatri Spivak; subaltern; Litteraturvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis interrogates the post-colonial and ethical implications of three works of fiction published in South Africa between 1983 and 1987, namely Fools and Other Stories by Njabulo S. Ndebele, A Sport of Nature by Nadine Gordimer and Life & Times of Michael K by J. M. Coetzee. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Half-Vanished Structure : Hawthorne's Allegorical Dialectics

    University dissertation from Solna : Magnus Ullén

    Author : Magnus Ullén; Karlstads universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap; Literature; Nathaniel Hawthorne; American literature; dialectics; history; aesthetics; Christianity; sexuality; the Fortunate Fall; typology; allegory; anagogy; symbolism; chiastic structure; mediation; distance; transcendence; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : Invoking Coleridge’s distinction between allegory and symbol, this dissertation makes the case for allegory and symbolism as two divergent perceptual modes. Allegory, it argues, stresses the necessity of perceiving the ideal through the mediation of negation (death), while symbolism flaunts the notion that the ideal can be immediately perceived in the inef-fable realm of the emotions. READ MORE