Search for dissertations about: "Related literature and studies"

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  1. 1. In Between Cultures : Franco-American Encounters in the Work of Edith Wharton

    Author : Maria Strääf; Lars-Håkan Svensson; Kerstin W. Shands; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; American literature; capital; economic; cultural; social and symbolic; cultural encounter; Edith Wharton; hybridity; in-betweenness; mimicry; narratology; nineteenth-century literature; twentieth-century literature; otherness; women’s literature; Amerikansk litteratur; Edith Wharton; hybriditet; in-betweenness mellanskap ; kapital: ekonomiskt; kulturellt; socialt and symboliskt; kulturmöte; kvinnolitteratur; 1800-tals litteratur; 1900-tals litteratur; mimicry; narratologi; otherness ”den andre” ; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is a study of how the American author Edith Wharton (1862-1937) in a number of novels and short stories written between 1876 and 1937 depicts cultural encounters between Americans and Europeans, mostly Frenchmen. Chiefly concerned with Fast and Loose, “The Last Asset”, Madame de Treymes, “Les Metteurs en Scène”, The Custom of the Country and The Age of Innocence, each of which articulates ideas relevant to the theme investigated, the thesis also contains a supplementary discussion of The Reef, The Glimpses of the Moon, The Mother’s Recompense and The Buccaneers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Into the Isle of Self : Nietzschean Patterns and Contrasts in D. H. Lawrence's The Trespasser

    Author : Cecilia Björkén; Sven Bäckman; Sweden Lund Lund University Department of English; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language and literature; Apollonian-Dionysian; influence; The Trespasser; Nietzsche; D. H. Lawrence; English language; Engelska språket; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on a close reading of Lawrence's novel The Trespasser from a Nietzschean point of view. By adopting this perspective it aims at giving the novel the sense of unity it has so far been alleged to lack. The analysis is preceded by a detailed discussion of the concept of literary influence. READ MORE

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

    Author : Fedja Borčak; Jørgen Bruhn; Andrea Lešić; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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

  4. 4. Knowledge and survival in the novels of Thomas Hardy

    Author : Jane Mattisson; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Thomas Hardy; nineteenth-century fiction; history and literature -- nineteenth century; English language and literature; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis identifies two different kinds of knowledge in Thomas Hardy's novels: the everyday, passed on from generation to generation, which is non-academic and closely bound to the local environment and its traditions; and the specialised, recorded in the printed word, which is the product of formal education and independent of the local community and its traditions. These two kinds of epistemological competence determine one's ability to adapt and survive in a changing society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Grammatological Studies : Writing and its Relation to Speech

    Author : John Sören Pettersson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Writing systems; alphabet; decipherment; nonverbal phonetisation; teachers education;

    Abstract : This work addresses the problem of how writing is related to speech and how our notions of language are related to writing principles such as ‘the alphabetic principle’. The target of the study is the concept of ‘phonography’ (sound-writing, sometimes called ‘glottography’). READ MORE