Sökning: "American poetry"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 14 avhandlingar innehållade orden American poetry.

  1. 1. Empowering Strategies at Home in the Works of Nikki Giovanni and Rita Dove

    Detta är en avhandling från Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University

    Författare :Maria Proitsaki; Mittuniversitetet.; [2017]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; American Literature; African American; Poetry; Black feminism; Women; Girls; Strategy; Empowerment; Home; Domestic; Knowledge; Nikki Giovanni; Rita Dove;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis focuses on the presence of Black women characters in domestic contexts in the early poetry of African American poets Nikki Giovanni and Rita Dove and examines the strategies these women employ, individually and in close relationships, in order to empower themselves and sustain those around them. It provides a joint exploration of the work of two major contemporary poets from a literary and interdisciplinary perspective, mapping instances of the poetic expression of Black feminist politics. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Nothing That Is : The Structure of Consciousness in the Poetry of Wallace Stevens

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Daniel Andersson; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; Wallace Stevens; Edmund Husserl; Jean-Paul Sartre; phenomenology; existentialism; thematic criticism; theme; image; modernist poetry; romantic poetry; Litteraturvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This is a study of the poetry of the American writer Wallace Stevens (1879-1955). Stevens’ poetry is often concerned with the relation between consciousness and world, the perceiver and the perceived. This dissertation takes the investigation of the very “structure” or “pattern” of consciousness as its main purpose. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Mutual implications: otherness in theory and John Berryman's poetry of loss

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Moderna språk

    Författare :Elias Schwieler; Umeå universitet.; [2003]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; absence; anasemia; commentary; death; departure; dialogue; figural; literal; literature; loss; mutual implications; nostalgia; origin; otherness; perspective; philosophy; poetry; presence; subversive; theory; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; engelska; English;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis examines John Berryman’s poetry of loss together with four different theoretical perspectives. It is the purpose of the study to involve Berryman’s poetry and critical theory in a dialogue which attempts to break down the hierarchy that positions theory as the subject and literature or poetry as the object of study. LÄS MER

  4. 4. “Swarming European Consciousness” : Europe and Tradition in the Work of William Carlos Williams

    Detta är en avhandling från Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Författare :Elin Käck; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2015]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; American poetry; William Carlos Williams; Euro-American relationship; Europe; tradition; recontextualization; hegemony; counterhegemonic; modernism; Amerikansk poesi; William Carlos Williams; den euro-amerikanska relationen; Europa; traditionen; rekontextualisering; hegemoni; kontrahegemonisk; modernism;

    Sammanfattning : This study focuses on how the American poet William Carlos Williams (1883–1963) deals with Europe and tradition in works published between 1917 and 1928 and in unpublished material from the same period. Poems from Al Que Quiere! (1917), Sour Grapes (1921), Kora in Hell (1920) and Spring and All (1923) as well as The Great American Novel (1923) and A Voyage to Pagany (1928) constitute the core of the material. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Emily Dickinson : A study of the production of an author

    Detta är en avhandling från English Studies

    Författare :Lena Christensen; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2005]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; General and comparative literature; editorial theory; electronic archives; biography; textual criticism; American poetry; American literary history; Emily Dickinson; literature criticism; literary theory; Allmän och jämförande litteratur; litteraturkritik; litteraturteori;

    Sammanfattning : Since they were first published in the 1890's Emily Dickinson's (1830-1886) poems have elicited queries regarding the proprieties of editing. This dissertation considers processes through which Dickinson's work has been edited in the twentieth century and how such editorial processes contribute specifically to the production of Emily Dickinson as author. LÄS MER