Search for dissertations about: "literary image"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the words literary image.

  1. 1. Mental Imagery in the Experience of Literary Narrative : Views from Embodied Cognition

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Literature and History of Ideas, Stockholm University

    Author : Anezka Kuzmicova; Göran Rossholm; Marie-Laure Ryan; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; literary narrative; mental imagery; embodiment; embodied cognition; imagination; reading; reader response; sensorimotor simulation; interpretation; aesthetics; narrative theory; litteraturvetenskap; Literature;

    Abstract : Defined as vicarious sensorimotor experiencing, mental imagery is a powerful source of aesthetic enjoyment in everyday life and, reportedly, one of the commonest things readers remember about literary narratives in the long term. Furthermore, it is positively correlated with other dimensions of reader response, most notably with emotion. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Lenaia vases revisited : image, ritual and Dionysian women

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Viveca Olsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Attic pottery; black figure vases; red figure vases; Lenaia vases; stamnos; iconography; Dionysus; Dionysian women; maenads; Delphi; Thyiades; Greek cult; cult image; ritual; Etruria;

    Abstract : This study deals with the so-called Lenaia vases, a group of fifty vases which were painted with similar imagery in Attica during 490-420 BC. The motifs of these vases depict "Dionysian" women, drinking wine and sacrificing bloody and bloodless offerings before a cult image of Dionysos. READ MORE

  3. 3. Tradition and Modernity : Images of Jews in Latvian Novels 1934 – 1944

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Anette Reinsch-Campbell; Baiba Kangere; Lars M. Andersson; ; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; anti-Semitism; contact zones; dehumanisation; discourse; social distance; identification; image; Jews; Latvianness; modernity; the other; ‘othering’; stereotype; tradition; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other languages Baltic languages; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga språk Baltiska språk; baltiska språk; Baltic Languages;

    Abstract : Jews have been represented in Latvian literature for centuries. This dissertation investigates the images of Jews in a comprehensive selection of Latvian novels published between 1934–1944 in order to establish whether, and to what extent, the traditional images are subject to change under the pressure of modernity, nationalism and a rapidly changing political situation. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Erik van Ooijen; Lars-Åke Skalin; Ola Holmgren; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; August Strindberg; chamber play; literary form; writing; focus; ruin as form; simulation; speed; weed as form; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP 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

  5. 5. Born Digital : Writing Poetry in the Age of New Media

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Engelska institutionen

    Author : Maria Engberg; Rolf Lundén; Danuta Fjellestad; Jay Bolter; Brian McHale; [2007]
    Keywords : English language; digital poetry; digital literature; literary materiality; spatiotemporality; poemevent; cinematographic poems; visual noise poems; Engelska; English; engelska;

    Abstract : This study investigates Anglophone digital poems, created with and disseminated through digital computer media, for their visual, kinetic, and textual practices. I seek to articulate an analytic method grounded in close readings of selected poems. READ MORE