Search for dissertations about: "repulsive frightening-grotesque"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words repulsive frightening-grotesque.

  1. 1. The phenomenon of the grotesque in modern southern fiction : some aspects of its form and function

    Author : Maria Haar; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Caldwell; Capote; Faulkner; Goyen; McCullers; O Connor; Welty; macabre-grotesque; repulsive frightening-grotesque; comic-grotesque; Philip Thomson; Det groteska i litteraturen;

    Abstract : After a general historical outline of the term and concept 'grotesque' attention is focused on the grotesque in Southern fiction and an attempt is made to explain the abundance of this mode in the literature of the South. It can seemingly be linked to the distinctiveness of that region as compared to the rest of the United States—a distinctiveness that has been brought about by historical, geographical, sociological and economic factors. READ MORE