Search for dissertations about: "romanticism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the word romanticism.

  1. 1. The Discourse of Oratory : The New Rhetoric and Romantic Writing in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Britain

    Author : Michael Davis; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Rhetoric; Oratory; Belles Lettres; History of Rhetoric; Romanticism; Britain;

    Abstract : The Discourse of Oratory: The New Rhetoric and Romantic Writing is a study of the cultural anxieties about the power of public speaking that pervaded the mid eighteenth to early nineteenth centuries. Its argument is that those anxieties formed a discursive center for two of the most important forces in the history of British letters and literary studies -- Romanticism and the New Rhetoric -- and that those forces engaged it primarily through a shared concern with the rise of religious evangelism. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Threatened Paradise : Tourism on a Greek Island

    Author : Peter Smekal; Jan Ovesen; Julie Scott; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; Greece; Kárpathos; tourism; anti-tourism; tourist typologies; repeat vacationing; tour guides; host-guest relations; festivals; guidebooks; tourist media; Orientalism; lifestyles; social distinctions; Romanticism; nostalgia; Kulturantropologi; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : This thesis is about attitudes and practices of foreign tourists in Ólymbos, a village in the north of the Greek island of Kárpathos. Based upon several periods of fieldwork from 1999 to 2005, it focuses on the discomfort with tourism and the tourist role which is shared by many holidaymakers, and which also can be found in various types of representations of the area. READ MORE

  3. 3. The language of passion : the order of poetics and the construction of a lyric genre 1746-1806

    Author : Anna Cullhed; Bengt Landgren; Lars Gustafsson; Mats Malm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; The lyric; genre; poetics; neoclassicism; romanticism; tradition; discourse; ode; song; hymn; canon; imitation; authenticity; expression; original poetry; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : The subject of this dissertation is the construction of a lyric genre in academic poetics between 1746 and 1806, in handbooks and lectures by Ch. Batteux, J. A. Schlegel, J. READ MORE

  4. 4. The End of Piracy : Rethinking the History of German Print Piracy in the Early Nineteenth Century

    Author : Jens Eriksson; H. Otto Sibum; Peter Josephson; Martin Fredriksson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Authorship; piracy; reprinting; authorial rights; idealism; romanticism; mechanical reproduction; fair catalogs; bibliopolitics; the German book market; Idé- och lärdomshistoria; History of Sciences and Ideas;

    Abstract : This dissertation is an historical study of the German book trade in the early decades of the nineteenth century. In this period, German states passed authorial rights reforms that prompted energetic discussions about the definition of authorship and unauthorized reprinting. READ MORE

  5. 5. Satanic Feminism : Lucifer as the Liberator of Woman in Nineteenth-Century Culture

    Author : Per Faxneld; Erik af Edholm; Peter Jackson; Henrik Bogdan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Satanism; feminism; gender; esotericism; witches; Lilith; theosophy; socialism; homosexuality; gothic; decadence; romanticism; counter-reading; counter-myth; History of Religion; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : Enligt Bibeln var Eva först med att lyssna till ormen och äta av den förbjudna frukten. Tanken på kvinnan som Satans utvalda är framträdande under stora delar av kristendomens historia. Under 1800-talet kom feminister att börja läsa denna misogyna tradition motvalls. READ MORE