Search for dissertations about: "modernist poetry"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words modernist poetry.

  1. 1. The Nothing That Is : The Structure of Consciousness in the Poetry of Wallace Stevens

    Author : Daniel Andersson; Bengt Landgren; Roland Lysell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; Wallace Stevens; Edmund Husserl; Jean-Paul Sartre; phenomenology; existentialism; thematic criticism; theme; image; modernist poetry; romantic poetry; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This is a study of the poetry of the American writer Wallace Stevens (1879-1955). Stevens’ poetry is often concerned with the relation between consciousness and world, the perceiver and the perceived. This dissertation takes the investigation of the very “structure” or “pattern” of consciousness as its main purpose. READ MORE

  2. 2. Men and women in T.S. Eliot's early poetry

    Author : Marja Palmer; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Engelska språk och litteratur ; modernist poetry; English language and literature; T. S. Eliot; gender relations in literature; symbolic imagery in poetry; sexuality in literature;

    Abstract : The theme of men and women is conspicuous in T. S. Eliot's early poetry. It constitutes the subject of this study, which is an investigation of the symbolic images, metaphors and similes associated with this theme. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Distantly a part”: Wallace Stevens and the Poetics of Modernist Autonomy

    Author : Gül Bilge Han; Bo G. Ekelund; Bart Eeckhout; Lee Margaret Jenkins; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Wallace Stevens; aesthetic autonomy; modernism; poetry; social engagement; politics of aesthetics; collectivity; inaesthetics; philosophy; English; engelska;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the social and political dimensions of aesthetic autonomy as it is given formal expression in Wallace Stevens’s poetry of the 1930s and the early 1940s. Whereas modernist claims to autonomy are often said to rest upon an ideological assertion of art’s detachment from socio-historical concerns, I argue that, in Stevens’s work, autonomy is conceived in relational terms, which gives rise to new lines of interconnection between his poetry and its cultural situation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Åke Hodell. Art and Writing in the Neo-Avant-Garde

    Author : Johan Gardfors; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Åke Hodell; neo-avant-garde; concrete poetry; illegibility; archive; conceptual writing; materiality; visual poetry; text-sound-composition; intermedia; technology and writing;

    Abstract : Åke Hodell and the Art of Illegibility provides the first in-depth discussion in English of the concrete poet and neo-avant-garde artist Åke Hodell’s works from the 1960s. Throughout the study, Hodell’s artistic practice is contextualized by way of comparison with examples from the earlier avant-gardes, as well as with contemporaneous writers and artists, indicating how the avant-garde and modernist legacies are preserved and transformed in the works of Hodell. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rendering the Sublime : A Reading of Marina Tsvetaeva's Fairy-Tale Poem The Swain

    Author : Tora Lane; Anna Ljunggren; Marcia Sá Cavalcante Schuback; Aleksander Dolinin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Russian Literature; Modernism; Marina Tsvetaeva; Poetry; Molodets; Folkloric; Fairy Tale; Performance; Sublime; Presentation; Russian language; Ryska språket; slaviska språk; Slavic Languages;

    Abstract : The present study is a reading of the folkloric fairy-tale poem The Swain (Mólodets) (1924) by the Russian Modernist poet Marina Tsvetaeva (1892-1941).The poem represents a high point in Tsvetaeva’s experiments with Russian folk art, and it is thoroughly folkloric in its theme, forms of writing and poetic language. READ MORE