Search for dissertations about: "the grotesque"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words the 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

  2. 2. From Her Point of View : Woman's Anti-World in the Poetry of Anna Świrszczyńska

    Author : Renata Ingbrant; Leonard Neuger; Ebba Witt-Brattström; Ewa Kraskowska; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; the grotesque; ekphrastic poetry; the Warsaw Uprising; poetry of witness; the city lament; studium and punctum; the abject abjection; body-soul dualism; Świrszczyńska Swir; Miłosz; Slavic languages; Slaviska språk; slaviska språk; Slavic Languages;

    Abstract : This book is a monograph about Anna Świrszczyńska’s poetry. It may be described as one woman’s attempt to read another woman’s literary work by taking into account established canons as well as the tools of feminist literary analysis. Part One begins with a discussion of Świrszczyńska’s biography (Chapter One). READ MORE

  3. 3. The Gothic in contemporary interactive fictions

    Author : Van Leavenworth; Heidi Hansson; Catherine Spooner; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Gothic; interactive fiction; subjectivity; posthuman; unspeakable; live burial; labyrinth; uncanny; grotesque; vampire; historiographic metafiction; cybergothic; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study examines how themes, conventions and concepts in Gothic discourses are remediated or developed in selected works of contemporary interactive fiction. These works, which are wholly text-based and proceed via command line input from a player, include Nevermore, by Nate Cull (2000), Anchorhead, by Michael S. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cornelis Bos : a study of the origins of the Netherland grotesque

    Author : Sune Schéle; Stockholms universitet; []

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  5. 5. Funny Bodies, Humour and Grotesque in English Childrens´ Literature

    Author : Andrew Casson; Dieter Petzold; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; litteraturvetenskap; Literature;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a study of grotesque and transgressional humour in English children's literature. The grotesque is seen here as a liminal and ambivalent aesthetic category at the junction between two fields of tension: the fantastic and the real in one field and the comic and the horrible in the other. READ MORE