Search for dissertations about: "propaganda literature"

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

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

    Author : Marja Kaikkonen; Göran Malmqvist; Pär Bergman; Nikolai Speshnev; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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

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

    Author : David Bell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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

  3. 3. A War of Words

    Author : Torkel Lindquist; Witold ´Witakowski; Bo Isaksson; Ilan Pappé; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Semitic languages - general; terrorism; War on terrorism; defining terrorism; Arabic; Hebrew; terminology of violence; semantics; pragmatics; propaganda; 11 9; ‘the other’; ‘the enemy’; massmedia; press; Israeli press; Arab press; political discourse; extracting a definition from media; Semitiska språk - allmänt; Semitic languages; Semitiska språk; semitiska språk; Semitic Languages;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to come to an understanding of the meanings of words pertaining to acts of political violence in modern Arabic and Hebrew. The semantics of these terms will be established by comparison between the meaning in dictionaries of modern and classical Arabic and Hebrew, the meaning in the Koran and the Bible as well as the meaning we extract from the context in the newspapers where the terminology is found. READ MORE

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

    Author : Elena Dahlberg; Hans Helander; Outi Merisalo; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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

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

    Author : John A. Stotesbury; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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