Sökning: "American literature"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 145 avhandlingar innehållade orden American literature.

  1. 1. Faces of Thoreau in American Literature

    Detta är en avhandling från Albany, NY : University at Albany, State University of New York

    Författare :Steven Hartman; Ronald Bosco; [2003]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen 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. The code of Concord : Emerson's search for universal laws

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International / Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Författare :Anders Hallengren; [1994]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; 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; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; Practical philosophy; Praktisk filosofi; LAW JURISPRUDENCE Public law; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK Offentlig rätt; Other law; Övrig rätt; Theory of science; Vetenskapsteori; History subjects History of science and ideas; Historieämnen Idé- o lärdomshistoria; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap 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

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

    Detta är en avhandling från Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Författare :Maria Strääf; Lars-Håkan Svensson; Kerstin W. Shands; [2008]
    Nyckelord :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” ; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen 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

  4. 4. Suburbia Rewritten : Masculinity and Affect in Contemporary American Literature

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Uppsala University, Department of English

    Författare :Ola Jönsson; Danuta Fjellestad; Helena Wahlström Henriksson; Heinz Ickstadt; [2014]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Suburbia; affect; masculinity; domophobia; masculinity in crisis; separate spheres; fatherhood; Joyce Carol Oates; Rick Moody; Philip Roth; John Updike; Richard Yates; John Cheever.; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; English; Engelska;

    Sammanfattning : Suburbia has made a powerful return in American literature of the past two decades. This renaissance of suburban fictional narrative bears the signum of alienated, anxious, and resentful white middle-class men in gray flannel suits that has remained since the formative postwar period of the 1950s and 1960s. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The Half-Vanished Structure : Hawthorne's Allegorical Dialectics

    Detta är en avhandling från Solna : Magnus Ullén

    Författare :Magnus Ullén; Brian Harding; [2001]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; Nathaniel Hawthorne; American literature; dialectics; history; aesthetics; Christianity; sexuality; the Fortunate Fall; typology; allegory; anagogy; symbolism; chiastic structure; mediation; distance; transcendence; Litteraturvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Invoking Coleridge’s distinction between allegory and symbol, this dissertation makes the case for allegory and symbolism as two divergent perceptual modes. Allegory, it argues, stresses the necessity of perceiving the ideal through the mediation of negation (death), while symbolism flaunts the notion that the ideal can be immediately perceived in the inef-fable realm of the emotions. LÄS MER