Search for dissertations about: "propaganda literature"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words propaganda literature.

  1. 1. Ardent propaganda miner's novels and class conflict, 1929-1939

    Author : David Bell; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; working-class; miners; roman à thèse; ideology; genre; context; communication;

    Abstract : This study of the contribution of working-class fiction to the debate on class conflict in Britain is based on four novels written by two ex-miners between 1929 and 1939: The Gate of a Strange Field (1929) and Last Cage Down (1935), by Harold Heslop, and Cwmardy (1937) and We Live (1939), by Lewis Jones. These novels represent, in work­ing-class fiction, a unique combination of an archetypal working-class occupation, min­ing, with central features of the 1930s cultural discourse, the role of political ideology in literature. READ MORE

  2. 2. Laughable Propaganda : Modern Xiangsheng as Didactic Entertainment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Oriental Languages, Stockholm University

    Author : Marja Kaikkonen; Göran Malmqvist; Pär Bergman; Nikolai Speshnev; [1990]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; sinologi; Sinology;

    Abstract : This dissertation introduces the popular Chinese comic story-telling genrexiangsheng. The genre is first viewed in the light of historical predecessorswhich contain elements similar to those found in traditional xiangsheng. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Voice of a Waning Empire : Selected Latin Poetry of Magnus Rönnow from the Great Northern War. Edited, with Introduction, Translation and Commentary

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Elena Dahlberg; Hans Helander; Outi Merisalo; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Magnus Rönnow; the Great Northern War; Charles XII; Peter I of Russia; Frederick IV of Denmark; propaganda literature; Neo-Latin; occasional poetry; Baroque style; allegory; emblematics; medals; Augustan poetry; Horace; Latin; Latin;

    Abstract : The thesis contains selected Latin poetry by the Swedish poet Magnus Rönnow (1665‒1735), composed during the Great Northern War. The Carolean age (1654–1718) was the hey-day of Latin literature, eloquence and poetry in Sweden. Rönnow was one of the last Latin poets in this tradition, and indeed one of the most outstanding. READ MORE

  4. 4. Apartheid, liberalism, and romance a critical investigation of the writing of Joy Packer

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : John A. Stotesbury; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; South African women’s writing; popular romantic fiction; memoirs; apartheid; colonialism; liberalism; memory; literary amnesia; propaganda; roman a these; race; gender; patriarchy.;

    Abstract : This is the first full-length study of the writing of the South African Joy Packer (1905-1977), whose 17 works of autobiography and romantic fiction were primarily popular. Packer’s writing, which appeared mainly between 1945 and 1977, blends popular narrative with contemporary social and political discourses. READ MORE

  5. 5. Beyond the Witness Holocaust Representations and the Testimony of Images

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Rebecka Katz Thor; Cecilia Sjöholm; Stefan Jonsson; Gertrud Koch; Thomas Keenan; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Image; film; witness; Holocaust; Warsaw ghetto; Westerbork; Eichmann; Harun Farocki; Yael Hersonski; Eyal Sivan; archive; testimony; commemoration.; film; bild; vittne; vittnesmål; förintelsen; arkiv; Farocki; Hersonski; Sivan; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : In a time when the very last Holocaust witnesses will soon be gone, a possible route for commemoration is to ask what testimony images can give. This book seeks to answer the question of how images can bear witness by examining them as multifaceted entities produced, reproduced, and resituated in conflicting political and historical situations. READ MORE