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

    University dissertation from Ann Arbor, MI : UMI Company

    Author : Michael Davis; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [1996]
    Keywords : 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. Beyond the noise of time : readings of Marina Tsvetaeva’s memories of childhood

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist och Wiksell International

    Author : Karin Grelz; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Slavic languages Russian language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Slaviska språk Ryska språket; Russian literature; Tsvetaeva; childhood; Pasternak; Rilke; aesthetics; symbolism; memories; Mandelshtam; romanticism;

    Abstract : Although quite a few researchers have pointed to the significance of the childhood theme in Tsvetaeva’s work, no systematic analysis of her work has been done from this perspective. Nor have her childhood reminiscences been treated as a thematically consistent whole, but have rather been read as instances of the poet’s prose in general. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Peter Smekal; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : 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; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna Cullhed; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; The lyric; genre; poetics; neoclassicism; romanticism; tradition; discourse; ode; song; hymn; canon; imitation; authenticity; expression; original poetry; Litteraturvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen 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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of History of Science and Ideas, Uppsala University

    Author : Jens Eriksson; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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