Search for dissertations about: "literary theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 90 swedish dissertations containing the words literary theory.

  1. 1. Literary Loves : Interpretations of Dioscorides 1-5 and 7 G-P

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för klassiska språk

    Author : Dimitrios Iordanoglou; Tomas Hägg; David Konstan; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Greek language; Dioscorides; Greek Anthology; Hellenistic epigram; erotic poetry; Grekiska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Classical philology Classical Greek language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Klassiska språk Klassisk grekiska;

    Abstract : This is a study of six Hellenistic erotic epigrams attributed to the third century BC epigrammatist Dioscorides. The introduction provides a critical discussion of interpretive aims and strategies of scholarly readings of Hellenistic epigrams in general, with a focus on concepts such as intertextuality, historicity, ideology and theory. READ MORE

  2. 2. Trials of Device : Wallace Stevens and the Realities of Poetic Language

    University dissertation from English Studies

    Author : Stefan Holander; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; literary theory; literature criticism; General and comparative literature; poetic prosody; metrics; rhythmic theory; Literary ethics; metaphor; modernism; Wallace Stevens; Allmän och jämförande litteratur; litteraturkritik; litteraturteori; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies Wallace Stevens? ideas and practice of poetic language with a focus on the 1930s, an era in which Stevens persistently thematized a keenly felt pressure for the possible social involvement and political utility of poetic language. The argument suggests how mutually implicated elements of his poetry such as diction, prosody and metaphor are relied on to signify or enact aesthetic closure; both in the negative terms of expressive impotence and unethical isolation and the positive ones of imaginative and linguistic change. READ MORE

  3. 3. Interpretive Skepticism : Stanley Cavell, New Criticism, and Literary Interpretation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ingeborg Löfgren; Torsten Pettersson; Patrik Mehrens; Niklas Forsberg; Toril Moi; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; interpretive skepticism; aesthetic skepticism; poetic skepticism; literary interpretation; interpretive theory; skepticism; Stanley Cavell; New Criticism; Cleanth Brooks; Monroe C. Beardsley; fraudulence; modernism; escape to theory; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores and analyzes interpretive skepticism in literary theory. It argues that traditional interpretive theories and debates often harbor unacknowledged forms of skeptical thinking and arguments. As these forms of skepticism are seldom recognized as skepticism, the problem tends to remain hidden and unresolved. READ MORE

  4. 4. Emily Dickinson : A study of the production of an author

    University dissertation from English Studies

    Author : Lena Christensen; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; General and comparative literature; editorial theory; electronic archives; biography; textual criticism; American poetry; American literary history; Emily Dickinson; literature criticism; literary theory; Allmän och jämförande litteratur; litteraturkritik; litteraturteori;

    Abstract : Since they were first published in the 1890's Emily Dickinson's (1830-1886) poems have elicited queries regarding the proprieties of editing. This dissertation considers processes through which Dickinson's work has been edited in the twentieth century and how such editorial processes contribute specifically to the production of Emily Dickinson as author. READ MORE

  5. 5. Behind Straight Curtains Towards a queer feminist theory of architecture

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Katarina Bonnevier; Katja Grillner; Alice Friedman; [2007]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; architecture theory; gender studies; feminism; queer theory; performance; performativity; heteronormativity; theatricality; Eileen Gray; Natalie Barney; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration Architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård Arkitektur;

    Abstract : This thesis presents theatrical queer feminist interpretations of architecture staged within a series of architectural scenes: architect Eileen Gray’s building E.1027 in the south of France (1926-29); author Natalie Barney’s literary salon at 20 rue Jacob, Paris (1909-1968); and author Selma Lagerlöf’s former home and memorial estate Mårbacka, situated in mid-west Sweden and transformed between 1919 and 1923. READ MORE