Search for dissertations about: "myth in literature"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the words myth in literature.

  1. 1. In Memory of Narcissus : Aspects of the Late-Modern Subject in the Narcissus Theme 1890-1930

    Author : Niclas Johansson; Torsten Pettersson; Björn Sundberg; Carin Franzén; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Narcissus; subject; selfhoood; modernity; myth; intertextuality; cultural semiotics; Juri Lotman; Renate Lachmann; André Gide; Hermann Hesse; Havelock Ellis; Isidor Sadger; Otto Rank; Sigmund Freud; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

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  2. 2. The Burning Word : History and Myth in Maximilian Voloshin's Neopalimaia Kupina 

    Author : Emma-Lina Löflund; Anna Ljunggren; Julie Hansen; Olga Peters Hasty; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Maximilian Voloshin; Russian Symbolism; poetry; Russian Revolution; neomythological texts; performativity; anthroposophy; Rudolf Steiner; theurgy; life-creation; myth-creation; semiotics; slaviska språk; Slavic Languages;

    Abstract : The book Neopalimaia Kupina: stikhi o voine i revoliutsii (The Burning Bush: Poems about War and Revolution) by Maximilian Voloshin (1877–1932) depicts the revolutionary period in Russia. This dissertation analyzes the work’s composition, showing how it was shaped and reshaped in response to the dramatic events of the first two and a half decades of the twentieth century, and how it remains open and mirrors the ongoing development of history. READ MORE

  3. 3. Poiski Rusi nevidimoj. Kitezskaja legenda v russkoj kul'ture. 1843-1940

    Author : Irina Karlsohn; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Russian literature; the Kitezh legend; myth; Old Believers; N. Rimsky-Korsakov; symbolism; А. Bely; the Petersburg myth; the myth of Holy Russia; N. Kliuev;

    Abstract : This doctoral dissertation examines the legend of the invisible city of Kitezh, its development and the role that it played in Russian culture between the years 1843 and 1940. It was during this period that the original folk legend was discovered by the Russian intelligentsia and transformed into a new myth about Russia. READ MORE

  4. 4. A prison-house of myth? : symptomal readings in Virgin land, The madwoman in the attic, and The political unconscious

    Author : Øyunn Hestetun; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; Engelska språket;

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  5. 5. John Cowper Powys: Displacements of Voice and Genre

    Author : Eivor Lindstedt; Engelska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; John Cowper Powys; Porius; cornucopian writing; narrative structure; narratology; Mikhail M. Bakhtin; novelistic discourse; dialogicity; polyphony; parody; chronotope; genre; metonymy in literature; Roman Jakobson; Engelska språk och litteratur ; English language and literature; myth in literature; A Glastonbury Romance;

    Abstract : This study is based on dialogic readings of two of John Cowper Powys´s major novels, A Glastonbury Romance and Porius. The aim of this thesis is to demonstrate the interrelationship in the examined texts between the chain of narrative displacements and the frequent changes of voice and genre. READ MORE