Search for dissertations about: "Woolf"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the word Woolf.

  1. 1. Portraits of women in selected novels by Virginia Woolf and E. M. Forster

    Author : Kerstin Elert; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Forster; E.M.; Woolf; Virginia; Victorianism; Victorian women; female characters; Bloomsbury Group; woman in history; history of woman; woman in literature; mother-daughter relationship; Engelska romaner; historia; 1900-talet; Kvinnor i litteraturen;

    Abstract : Female characters in novels by Virginia Woolf and E.M. Forster are studied in their relationships as wives, mothers, daughters and prospective brides. The novels selected are those where the writers are concerned with families dominated by Victorian ideals. READ MORE

  2. 2. Silent Modernism : Soundscapes and the Unsayable in Richardson, Joyce, and Woolf

    Author : Annika Lindskog; Engelska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; silence; modernist fiction; realism; the unsayable; soundscapes; Dorothy Richardson; Virginia Woolf; James Joyce;

    Abstract : This thesis examines silence in modernist fiction, explaining how it forms a central aspect of realism in the modernist novel. It is based on close readings of the form and function of silence in the works of Dorothy Richardson, James Joyce, and Virginia Woolf. READ MORE

  3. 3. Intimacies : Ethics and Aesthetics in Virginia Woolf's Writing

    Author : Elsa Högberg; Ashleigh Harris; Stuart Robertson; Jane Goldman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Virginia Woolf; intimacy; interiority; non-violence; ethics; aesthetics; Judith Butler; Luce Irigaray; Julia Kristeva; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This study investigates Virginia Woolf’s configurations of intimacy in her experimental inter-war novels Jacob’s Room, Mrs Dalloway, To the Lighthouse and The Waves. It focuses on the ethical and political positioning enabled by Woolf’s aesthetic delineation of moments of interiority in which distinctions between self and other are suspended. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Archaeological Encounter in British Fiction, 1880–1940

    Author : Leonard Driscoll; Stephen Donovan; Matthew Rubery; Roger Luckhurst; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Late-Nineteenth-Century Fiction; Modernism; Archaeology; Thing Theory; Thomas Hardy; H. Rider Haggard; Virginia Woolf; English; Engelska; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : Ancient artefacts appeared frequently in late-nineteenth and early-twentieth-century British fiction. Prehistoric stone circles, enigmatic potsherds, Egyptian mummies, and other such antiquities featured in everything from fin de siècle adventure narratives to the major works of High Modernism. READ MORE

  5. 5. Language Subject Ideology: The Politics of Representation in Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse, Djuna Barnes's Nightwood and Gertrude Stein's Lucy Church Amiably

    Author : Petra Ragnerstam; Genusvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; literature criticism; General and comparative literature; politics; aesthetics; feminism; language philosophy; literary theory; critical theory; realism; postmodernism; modernism; 20th century novels; Gertrude Stein; Lucy Church Amiably; Djuna Barnes; Nightwood; Virginia Woolf; To the Lighthouse; Allmän och jämförande litteratur; litteraturkritik; litteraturteori; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the relation between aesthetics and politics by interpreting three experimental novels by Virginia Woolf, Djuna Barnes and Gertrude Stein. By theorizing the relation between language, subject, voice and ideology it questions the autonomous subject as a ground for political action and criticality. READ MORE