Search for dissertations about: "allegory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the word allegory.

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

    Author : Magnus Ullén; Brian Harding; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; Nathaniel Hawthorne; American literature; dialectics; history; aesthetics; Christianity; sexuality; the Fortunate Fall; typology; allegory; anagogy; symbolism; chiastic structure; mediation; distance; transcendence; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; 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

  2. 2. The Voice of a Waning Empire : Selected Latin Poetry of Magnus Rönnow from the Great Northern War. Edited, with Introduction, Translation and Commentary

    Author : Elena Dahlberg; Hans Helander; Outi Merisalo; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Magnus Rönnow; the Great Northern War; Charles XII; Peter I of Russia; Frederick IV of Denmark; propaganda literature; Neo-Latin; occasional poetry; Baroque style; allegory; emblematics; medals; Augustan poetry; Horace; Latin; Latin;

    Abstract : The thesis contains selected Latin poetry by the Swedish poet Magnus Rönnow (1665‒1735), composed during the Great Northern War. The Carolean age (1654–1718) was the hey-day of Latin literature, eloquence and poetry in Sweden. Rönnow was one of the last Latin poets in this tradition, and indeed one of the most outstanding. READ MORE

  3. 3. Taking possession of astronomy : Frontispieces and illustrated title pages in 17th-century books on astronomy

    Author : Inga Elmqvist Söderlund; Margaretha Rossholm Lagerlöf; Karin Sidén; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Frontispiece; illustrated title page; astronomy; 17th century; allegory; engraving; illustrated book; Art; Konstvetenskap; konstvetenskap; Art History;

    Abstract : The thesis is a survey of 291 frontispieces and illustrated title pages in European books on astronomy from the 17th century. It is a quantitative and qualitative survey of how motifs are related to consumption, identification and display. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Early Latin Poetry of Sylvester Johannis Phrygius : Edited, with Introduction, Translation and Commentary

    Author : Peter Sjökvist; Hans Helander; Minna Skafte-Jensen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Latin language; Sylvester Johannis Phrygius; John III of Sweden; Duke John of Sweden; Charles IX of Sweden; Neo-Latin; allegory; baroque style; consolatory literature; Counter-Reformation; eclogue; emblems; funeral literature; mannerism; occasional poetry; Vergil; Latin; Latin; Latin;

    Abstract : This thesis contains three major portions of the early Latin poetry of the theologian Sylvester Johannis Phrygius (1572–1628), one of the most pro-lific and important Swedish poets at the turn of the 17th century.The verses exhibit marked influence from the Protestant Universities of Northern Germany at which Phrygius had studied. READ MORE

  5. 5. Looking at the Future : Divination and Astrology in Ancient Egypt

    Author : Andreas Winkler; Lana Troy; Kasia Szpakowska; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ancient Egypt; Graeco-Roman Egypt; Demotic; Coptic; divination; astrology; dream interpretation; calendar; pun; allegory; sages.; Egyptology; Egyptologi; Egyptology; Egyptologi;

    Abstract : This study discusses divination in ancient Egypt, from the New Kingdom onwards in order to highlight the Egyptian elements in later astrological practices in Graeco-Roman Egypt. The first chapter treats divination and its study in general terms. READ MORE