Search for dissertations about: "place name studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words place name studies.

  1. 1. English Place-Name Elements Relating to Boundaries

    University dissertation from Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Boel Jepson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ge mǣre; Middle English; Old English; charters; onomastics; *rān; mearc; dialectology; the West Riding of Yorkshire; Gloucestershire; hār; ; rein; *rǣn e ;

    Abstract : Place-names often reflect local, cultural, and political history. It is only natural, therefore, that words for such historically important phenomena as boundaries should form part of place-names. In England, there is a fair number of place-name elements that refer to boundaries. Some of them are treated in this thesis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lost in Transformation : A critical study of two South African museums

    University dissertation from Pietermaritzburg : University of KwaZulu-Natal

    Author : Cecilia Rodéhn; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; South Africa; museum; exhibition; collection; apartheid; the transformation; democracy; space; place; time; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Cultural heritage and cultural production; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Kulturarv och kulturproduktion; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social anthropology ethnography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialantrolopologi etnografi; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Ethnicity; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Etnicitet; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects African and comparative archaelogy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen Afrikansk och jämförande arkeologi; Historia; History; Archaeology; Arkeologi; Etnologi; Ethnology; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi; Cardiology; Kardiologi;

    Abstract : In this dissertation Transformation, as understood in South Africa, is investigated in the ‘Natal Museum’ and the ‘Msunduzi Museum Incorporating the Voortrekker Complex’ in terms of socio-political structures, the museum as a place, its collections and displays. I have emphasised the ethnographical perspective and analysed it by using key concepts such as new museology, time, space and place. READ MORE

  3. 3. Multiple Affiliations: Autobiographical Narratives of Displacement by (Im)migrant U.S, Women

    University dissertation from Skrifter från moderna språk 2, Umeå Universitet

    Author : Lena Karlsson; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; autobiography; im migration; United States; diaspora; locational feminism; history; memory; place; home displacement; body; postmodern; subjectivity;

    Abstract : Multiple Affiliations explores the autobiographical negotiations of memory and multilocality articulated by five (im)migrant women writers writing from, and being read (primarily) within the US. Texts as diverse as Korean-American Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's Dictée (1982), Polish (Jewish)-American Eva Hoffman's Lost in Translation: Life in a New Language (1989), Chinese-American Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood among Ghosts (1976)and China Men (1980), Caribbean/African-American Audre Lorde's Zami: A New Spelling of My Name (1982), and Pakistani-American Sara Suleri's Meatless Days (1989)highlight how various (cross-race and transnational)experiences of location, disclocation, and relocation resonate with each other and "immigrant America. READ MORE

  4. 4. From Her Point of View : Woman's Anti-World in the Poetry of Anna Świrszczyńska

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Renata Ingbrant; Södertörns högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Slavic languages; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Slaviska språk; slaviska språk; Slavic Languages; the grotesque; ekphrastic poetry; the Warsaw Uprising; poetry of witness; the city lament; studium and punctum; the abject abjection; body-soul dualism; Świrszczyńska Swir; Miłosz;

    Abstract : This book is a monograph about Anna Świrszczyńska’s poetry. It may be described as one woman’s attempt to read another woman’s literary work by taking into account established canons as well as the tools of feminist literary analysis. Part One begins with a discussion of Świrszczyńska’s biography (Chapter One). READ MORE

  5. 5. The written and the unwritten world of Philip Roth fiction, nonfiction, and borderline aesthetics in the Roth books

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Roger Edholm; Örebro universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philip Roth; Fiction; Nonfiction; Borderline Aesthetics; Narrative Theory; Autobiography; Authorship; Referentiality; Literature; Identity; Counterfacts; Ethics; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature;

    Abstract : This thesis examines five books by the American author Philip Roth commonly referred to as the “Roth Books,” which are The Facts: A Novelist’s Autobiography(1988), Deception (1990), Patrimony: A True Story (1991), Operation Shylock: A Confession (1993), and The Plot Against America (2004). These books, held together by the author’s proper name, are often viewed as texts that conflate fiction and nonfiction or demonstrate the “fictionality” of all factual narrative accounts in compliance with well-known postmodernist and poststructuralist theories. READ MORE