Sökning: "American literature"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 127 avhandlingar innehållade orden American literature.

  1. 1. Faces of Thoreau in American Literature

    Författare :Steven Hartman; Ronald Bosco; State University of New York University at Albany Department of English; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Henry David Thoreau 1817-1862 ; Jerome Lawrence 1915-2004 ; Robert E. Lee 1918 -1994 ; Edward Abbey 1927–1989 ; Hayden Carruth 1921–2008 ; Walden; Civil Disobedience; cultural reception; cultural appropriation; literary reenactment; literary activism; intertextuality; iconography; canonization; American literature; reception theory; reader response; nature writing; political writing; literature of protest; cultural critique; biography; hagiography; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Amos Bronson Alcott; William Ellery Channing; James Russell Lowell; Robert Louis Stevenson; Mohandas Gandhi; Henry Salt; English language; Engelska språket; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; English; engelska; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Doctoral dissertation supervised by Professor Ronald A. Bosco (co-supervised by Professor Judith Johnson and Professor Judith Fetterley), Department of English, University at Albany, State University of New York. LÄS MER

  2. 2. In Between Cultures : Franco-American Encounters in the Work of Edith Wharton

    Författare :Maria Strääf; Lars-Håkan Svensson; Kerstin W. Shands; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; American literature; capital; economic; cultural; social and symbolic; cultural encounter; Edith Wharton; hybridity; in-betweenness; mimicry; narratology; nineteenth-century literature; twentieth-century literature; otherness; women’s literature; Amerikansk litteratur; Edith Wharton; hybriditet; in-betweenness mellanskap ; kapital: ekonomiskt; kulturellt; socialt and symboliskt; kulturmöte; kvinnolitteratur; 1800-tals litteratur; 1900-tals litteratur; mimicry; narratologi; otherness ”den andre” ; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is a study of how the American author Edith Wharton (1862-1937) in a number of novels and short stories written between 1876 and 1937 depicts cultural encounters between Americans and Europeans, mostly Frenchmen. Chiefly concerned with Fast and Loose, “The Last Asset”, Madame de Treymes, “Les Metteurs en Scène”, The Custom of the Country and The Age of Innocence, each of which articulates ideas relevant to the theme investigated, the thesis also contains a supplementary discussion of The Reef, The Glimpses of the Moon, The Mother’s Recompense and The Buccaneers. LÄS MER

  3. 3. The code of Concord : Emerson's search for universal laws

    Författare :Anders Hallengren; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803-1882 ; natural law; ethics; aesthetics; esthetics; politics; USA; ethics and physics; laws of nature; laws of society; laws of art; American literature; American philosophy; American history; legal philosophy; constitutional law; human rights; rule of law; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Theoretical philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi; Practical philosophy; Praktisk filosofi; Public law; Offentlig rätt; Other law; Övrig rätt; Theory of science; Vetenskapsteori; History of science and ideas; Idé- o lärdomshistoria; Political science; Statsvetenskap; litteraturvetenskap; Literature; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : The purpose of this work is to detect a pattern: the concordance of Ethics and Aesthetics, Poetics and Politics in the most influential American thinker of the nineteenth century. It is an attempt to trace a basic concept of the Emersonian transcendentalist doctrine, its development, its philosophical meaning and practical implications. LÄS MER

  4. 4. “One of the Most Intensely Exciting Secrets” : The Antarctic in American Literature, 1820-1849

    Författare :Johan Wijkmark; Åke Bergvall; Mark Troy; Orm Øverland; Karlstads universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Adam Seaborn; Symzonia; James Fenimore Cooper; Monikins; Sea Lions; Edgar Allan Poe; “MS. Found in a Bottle; ” Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym; Peter Prospero; “The Atlantis; ” Antarctic literature; 19th-century American literature; utopia; Symmes; hollow earth; evolution; great chain of being; race; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; English; Engelska;

    Sammanfattning : This study examines a small body of 19th-century American literature about the Antarctic: Adam Seaborn's (pseud.) Symzonia (1820), Edgar Allan Poe's "MS. Found in a Bottle" (1833) and The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym (1838), Peter Prospero's (pseud. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Building American entrepreneurs : male commercial selves and the road to success in the US 1873-1914

    Författare :Björn Kjellander; Språk; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; entrepreneur; United States; narrative; literary realism; literary naturalism; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; History of science and ideas; Idé- o lärdomshistoria; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis investigates the origins of the American entrepreneur, what popularly has been called the self-made man. It traces the building of the self-made man as a commercial ideal self, leading to the narratives of US entrepreneurship and the road to ‘success’. LÄS MER