Search for dissertations about: "rhythmic theory"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words rhythmic theory.

  1. 1. Trials of Device : Wallace Stevens and the Realities of Poetic Language

    Author : Stefan Holander; Engelska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; literary theory; literature criticism; General and comparative literature; poetic prosody; metrics; rhythmic theory; Literary ethics; metaphor; modernism; Wallace Stevens; Allmän och jämförande litteratur; litteraturkritik; litteraturteori; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies Wallace Stevens? ideas and practice of poetic language with a focus on the 1930s, an era in which Stevens persistently thematized a keenly felt pressure for the possible social involvement and political utility of poetic language. The argument suggests how mutually implicated elements of his poetry such as diction, prosody and metaphor are relied on to signify or enact aesthetic closure; both in the negative terms of expressive impotence and unethical isolation and the positive ones of imaginative and linguistic change. READ MORE

  2. 2. Space in motion : the art of activating space in-between

    Author : Monica Sand; Abdellah Abarkan; Annette Arlander; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; in-between; dispersed production; producer observer; bridge; swing; penelope; Architecture; Arkitektur; Art; Konstvetenskap;

    Abstract : As a contribution to the emerging field of practice-based research in the arts, this thesis aims to activate space, experience and the concept in-between. As the in-between cannot be defined ahead of the rhythmic process it carries out and of which it is a part – a rhythm inherent in the city itself and in knowledge production – it is necessary to produce rhythmic relations between bodies, sites and concepts. READ MORE

  3. 3. An Investigation into the Perception and Production of Slow Rhythms

    Author : Rasmus Bååth; Kognitionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; slower limit of rhythm perception; rhythm perception; time perception; finger tapping;

    Abstract : Appreciation and production of musical rhythm is a human universal and, as with other human capacities, it is imperative to understand the extent of our capacity to perceive and produce rhythm. This thesis presents my work on the cognitive and perceptual aspects of rhythm perception and production at a slow tempi. READ MORE