Search for dissertations about: "Symbolism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 swedish dissertations containing the word Symbolism.

  1. 1. Studies in Sound Symbolism

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Åsa Abelin; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; sound symbolism; lexical structure; synaesthesia; productivity; universals;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how the Swedish lexicon is structured with respect to sound symbolism, the productivity of phonesthemes and cross language similarities in certain areas of sound symbolism. The Swedish lexicon has been analyzed with emphasis on the sound symbolic properties of initial and final consonant clusters, and to a certain extent of vowels. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Lure of Origins : An Inquiry into Human-Environmental Relations, Focused on the ”Neolithization” of Sweden

    University dissertation from Human Ecology Division, Lund University

    Author : Per Johansson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Neolithization; Origins research; Organism concept; Artifact concept; Person concept; Ecological relations; Human-environment relations; Human ecology; Umwelt concept; Symbolism; Archaeology; Tim Ingold; Early Neolithic in Sweden; Cultural anthropology; ethnology; Arkeologi; Kulturantropologi; etnologi;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Syftet med denna avhandling är att bidra till diskussionen om den s k neolitiseringen av Sverige. Först genom en kritisk granskning av aktuella forskningsrapporter angående tidigneolitikum i framför allt Mellansverige, vilken bl a visar att "jordbruk" var av marginell betydelse under lång tid efter ca 4000 f Kr, samtidigt som idén om "övergången till jordbruk" begreppsligt dominerar diskussionen. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. The crown of Arsinoë II. The creation and development of an imagery of authority

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Maria Nilsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Arsinoë; crowns; Ptolemaic; reliefs; Egyptian art; Egyptian religion; symbolism; female pharaohs; Hathor; God s wife; Edfu; Philae; Dendera; relative scaling; relative placement; concepts of time; post-colonial theory;

    Abstract : This study deals with a unique crown that was created for Queen Arsinoë II. The aim is to identify and understand the symbolism that is embedded in each pictorial detail that together form the crown and how this reflects the wearer’s socio-political and religious positions. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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