Search for dissertations about: "habitus and literature"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words habitus and literature.

  1. 1. Languages and Linguistic Exchanges in Swedish Academia : Practices, Processes, and Globalizing Markets

    Author : Linus Salö; Kenneth Hyltenstam; Christopher Stroud; Monica Heller; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English in Sweden; language planning and policy; epistemic reflexivity; language ideology; entextualization; Bourdieu; habitus; field; Bilingualism; tvåspråkighet;

    Abstract : Based on four separate studies, this thesis deals with Swedish academia and its dwellers, with an eye toward accounting for matters of languages and linguistic exchanges. The perspectives and thinking-tools of Pierre Bourdieu form the basis of the main leitmotif, albeit extended with insights from linguistic anthropology and sociolinguistics. READ MORE

  2. 2. The mold of writing : style and structure in Strindberg's chamber plays

    Author : Erik van Ooijen; Lars-Åke Skalin; Ola Holmgren; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; August Strindberg; chamber play; literary form; writing; focus; ruin as form; simulation; speed; weed as form; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; Aesthetic subjects; Estetiska ämnen; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature;

    Abstract : The thesis examines the five plays published by August Strindberg under the label of Chamber Plays: Stormy Weather, The Burned Lot, The Ghost Sonata, The Pelican (all 1907), and The Black Glove (1909). It takes its point of departure in a particular aspect of Strindberg’s way of writing as he actually describes it himself: during the act of deliberate composing, a productive fever tends to emerge bringing an element of chance to the work. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Taming of a Viking : August Strindberg, Translation and Post-Victorian Censorship

    Author : Lars Liljegren; Carin Franzén; Lars-Håkan Svensson; Cecilia Alvstad; Dirk Delabastita; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; August Strindberg; translation studies; descriptive translation studies; imagology; multiple translatorship; reception theory; polysystem theory; post-Victorian censorship; habitus; panopticon.; August Strindberg; translation studies; descriptive translation studies; imagologi; multiple translatorship; receptionsteori; polysystemteori; post-victoriansk censur; habitus; panopticon.;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies August Strindberg’s two-volume collection of short stories, Giftas (1884, 1886) and its first English translation, Ellie Schleussner’s Married (1913). The purpose is to demonstrate that Married deviates from the original in many ways, primarily on the very aspects that were generally associated with the work. READ MORE

  4. 4. Invisible voices : understanding the sociocultural influences on adult migrantsʼ second language learning and communicative interaction

    Author : Mozhgan Zachrison; Pirjo Lahdenperä; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Adult migrants; second language learning; communicative interaction; sociocultural context; life-world; habitus; symbolic capital; social capital; Svenska som främmande språk; Andraspråksinlärning; Kommunikationssociologi; adult migrants;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a qualitative study exploring the sociocultural influences on adult migrants’ second language learning and the communicative interaction through which they use the language. Guided by a theoretical perspective based on the concepts of life-world, habitus, social capital, symbolic honor, game, and the idea of the interrelatedness of learning and using a second language, this study aims to understand how migrants’ everyday life context, attachments to the home country, and ethnic affiliations affect the motivation for and attitude towards learning and using Swedish as a second language. READ MORE

  5. 5. Narrating Gypsies, Telling Travellers : A Sudy of the Relational Self in Four Life Stories

    Author : Martin Shaw; David Mayall; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; life story; relationality; habitus; narration; Gypsy; Traveller; United Kingdom and Northern Ireland; embodied subjectivity; Post- and internal colonialisms; violence s ; self-domination; domination; English language; Engelska språket;

    Abstract : To say that Gypsy and/or Traveller and/or Romany life stories have existed on the periphery of literary studies can be considered an understatement. In this study of the relational self, Narrating Gypsies, Telling Travellers, examines the discursive and structural complexities involved in the practices of writing and speaking in the production process and narrative trajectories of the life stories of Gordon Sylvester Boswell (1970), Nan Joyce (1985), Jimmy Stockins (2000), and Jess Smith (2002 and 2003). READ MORE