Search for dissertations about: "Modern Literature"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 266 swedish dissertations containing the words Modern Literature.

  1. 1. Knowledge and Survival in the Novels of Thomas Hardy

    University dissertation from Jane Mattisson. English Department, Lund University

    Author : Jane Mattisson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; Thomas Hardy; nineteenth-century fiction; history and literature -- nineteenth century; English language and literature; Wessex -- Thomas Hardy; rural skills in literature; literature and society -- nineteenth century; epistemology and literature; evolution in literature; Pierre Bourdieu and literature; education in literature; sociolinguistics and literature; sociology and literature; Victorian fiction; Key words: Thomas Hardy; Engelska språk och litteratur ;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Min avhandling heter Knowledge and Survival in the Novels of Thomas Hardy (disputationsdag: 15 april 2000). Jag fokuserar på två sorters vetande: det traditionella, som jag kallar ‘det vardagliga’, och ‘det specialiserade’, som är knutet till modern vetenskaplig utveckling... READ MORE

  2. 2. Travelling objects modernity and materiality in British Colonial travel literature about Africa

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University. Department of Language Studies

    Author : Nicklas Hållén; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English literature; Engelsk litteratur; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Historia; History; travel literature; Africa; colonialism; John Hanning Speke; Mary Kingsley; Mary Hall; Constance Larymore; Verney Lovett Cameron; Henry Morton Stanley; postcolonial theory; material culture; colonial discourse; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; Literature; litteraturvetenskap; modernity; materiality; material objects; things; commodity form; commodity culture; postcolonialism; Homi Bhabha; museums; exhibitions; geography; space; trade; ethnography; the book; ambivalence; subject-object relations; fetishism; John Speke; Verney Cameron; Henry Stanley; Ewart Grogan;

    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

  3. 3. Faces of Thoreau in American Literature

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

    Author : Steven Hartman; [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

  4. 4. The Narcissus Theme from Fin de Siècle to Psychoanalysis : Crisis of the Modern Self

    University dissertation from Frankfurt am Main : Peter Lang Publishing Group

    Author : Niclas Johansson; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Narcissus; narcissism; Symbolism; decadence; psychoanalysis; selfhood; subjectivity; modernity; Sigmund Freud; Oscar Wilde; André Gide; Paul Valéry; Leopold Andrian; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation is an intertextual-thematological investigation of the Narcissus theme at the turn of the century 1900. It focuses primarily on French-, German-, and English-language decadent and Symbolist literature from the 1890s and early 1900s, as well as on early sexology and psychoanalysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cultural Techniques of Presence : Luis de Góngora and Early Modern Media

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University

    Author : Adam Wickberg Månsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Luis de Góngora; Cultural Techniques; Media; Presence; Manuscript; Print; Early Modern; Spain; Portraits; Monuments; Memory; Death; Cultural History; Poetry; Actor; Network; Philip II; Paper; Count-Duke of Olivares; Materiality; Object; Writing; Technology; litteraturvetenskap; Literature;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the materiality of Early Modern Spanish poetry and particularly that of Luis de Góngora (1561-1627). Its purpose is to focus on physical and concrete aspects in order to create new knowledge of the past. READ MORE