Search for dissertations about: "fiction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 169 swedish dissertations containing the word fiction.

  1. 1. Fieldwork and Fiction : Ethnography and Literature in the French Caribbean

    University dissertation from New York : New York University

    Author : Christina Kullberg; [2010]
    Keywords : Karibiska studier; Litteraturvetenskap; postkoloniala studier; etnografi och litteratur; franskspråkig litteratur;

    Abstract : The birth of French Caribbean literature is in many ways tied to a nontheorized and circumstantial use of ethnography. Ethnography is mainly referred to as a discourse of knowledge having to do with defining and questioning the notion of culture which, in this case, was important to Martinican authors trying to articulate identity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Life and Fiction On intertextuality in pupils’ booktalk

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Katarina Eriksson (Barajas); Karin Aronsson; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Reader response; children’s literature; discourse analysis; booktalk; gender; barn och böcker; bokprat; diskursanalys; intertextualitet; litteraturpedagogik i skolan; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Children; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Barn;

    Abstract : This study examines booktalk, that is, teacher-led group discussions about books for children in a Swedish school. The empirical data comprise 24 hours of videorecorded booktalk in grades 4–7. In total, 40 children (aged 10–14 years) were recorded during 24 sessions. READ MORE

  3. 3. The written and the unwritten world of Philip Roth fiction, nonfiction, and borderline aesthetics in the Roth books

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Roger Edholm; Lars-Åke Skalin; Greger Anderson; Magnus Ullén; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philip Roth; Fiction; Nonfiction; Borderline Aesthetics; Narrative Theory; Autobiography; Authorship; Referentiality; Literature; Identity; Counterfacts; Ethics; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature;

    Abstract : This thesis examines five books by the American author Philip Roth commonly referred to as the “Roth Books,” which are The Facts: A Novelist’s Autobiography(1988), Deception (1990), Patrimony: A True Story (1991), Operation Shylock: A Confession (1993), and The Plot Against America (2004). These books, held together by the author’s proper name, are often viewed as texts that conflate fiction and nonfiction or demonstrate the “fictionality” of all factual narrative accounts in compliance with well-known postmodernist and poststructuralist theories. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tag Questions in Fiction Dialogue

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Karin Axelsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; tag questions; fiction dialogue; direct speech; spoken conversation; pragmatics; corpus-based study; BNC; British English;

    Abstract : This study investigates the use of tag questions (TQs) in British English fiction dialogue by making comparisons to spoken conversation. Data has been retrieved from two subcorpora of the British National Corpus (BNC): a Fiction Subcorpus and the demographic part of the spoken component. READ MORE

  5. 5. A corpus-based contrastive study of the passive and related constructions in English and Swedish

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Anna-Lena Fredriksson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; passive construction; active; middle; intransitive; contrastive study; cross-linguistic study; corpus-based; parallel corpus; translation; Swedish; English; network; transitivity; animacy; agent; patient; fiction; non-fiction; theme-rheme;

    Abstract : The present study investigates the passive and related constructions in English and Swedish. It is a bi-directional study that uses empirical fiction and non-fiction material in the form of original texts and their translations from the English-Swedish Parallel Corpus. READ MORE