Sökning: "English language and literature"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 347 avhandlingar innehållade orden English language and 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. Travelling objects : modernity and materiality in British Colonial travel literature about Africa

    Författare :Nicklas Hållen; Heidi Hansson; Stefan Helgesson; Tim Youngs; Nicklas Hållén; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; travel literature; Africa; modernity; materiality; material objects; things; commodity form; commodity culture; postcolonialism; Homi Bhabha; museums; exhibitions; colonialism; geography; space; trade; ethnography; the book; ambivalence; subject-object relations; fetishism; John Speke; Verney Cameron; Henry Stanley; Mary Kingsley; Ewart Grogan; Constance Larymore; Mary Hall; English language; Engelska språket; Literature; litteraturvetenskap; John Hanning Speke; Verney Lovett Cameron; Henry Morton Stanley; postcolonial theory; material culture; colonial discourse; English literature; Engelsk litteratur; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Historia; History; Engelska med litteraturvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Sammanfattning : This study examines the functions of objects in a selection of British colonial travel accounts about Africa. The works discussed were published between 1863 and 1908 and include travelogues by John Hanning Speke, Verney Lovett Cameron, Henry Morton Stanley, Mary Henrietta Kingsley, Ewart Scott Grogan, Mary Hall and Constance Larymore. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Pearl and Contemplative Writing

    Författare :Annika Sylén-Lagerholm; Engelska; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; The Cloud of Unknowing; Julian of Norwich; Margery Kempe; Richard Rolle; Walter Hilton; dream visions in literature; mysticism and literature; Thomas Aquinas and literature; Pseudo-Dionysius in England; religion and literature; literature and theology; medieval English poetry; women and medieval literature; Middle English literature; Gawain author; contemplative writers in medieval England; Pearl author; Pearl; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ; General and comparative literature; literature criticism; literary theory; Allmän och jämförande litteratur; litteraturkritik; litteraturteori;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation places Pearl in the context of works by the English fourteenth-century contemplative writers (‘mystics’), as well as of patristic and other theological treatises, focusing on the theme of comprehending and speaking about a transcendent divine dimension. The purpose is to show that Pearl and the works of Julian of Norwich, Margery Kempe, Walter Hilton, Richard Rolle and the author of The Cloud of Unknowing share a concern with attempting to express the inexpressible. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Extramural English Matters : Out-of-School English and Its Impact on Swedish Ninth Graders' Oral Proficiency and Vocabulary

    Författare :Pia Sundqvist; Solveig Granath; Hugo Wikström; June Miliander; Magnus Ljung; Karlstads universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Extramural English; out-of-school learning; implicit learning; learner language; oral proficiency; oral fluency; second language acquisition; second language learning; ESL; EFL; vocabulary acquisition; assessment; speaking tests; language diary; motivation; self-efficacy; anxiety; speech; oral communication; core vocabulary; peripheral vocabulary; English language; Engelska språket; English; Engelska;

    Sammanfattning : The present study examines possible effects of extramural English (EE) on oral proficiency (OP) and vocabulary (VOC). The study is based on data collected from Swedish learners of ESL in grade 9 (aged 15-16; N=80; 36 boys, 44 girls) over a period of one year. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Risk, language and discourse

    Författare :Max Boholm; Sven Ove Hansson; Niklas Möller; Terje Aven; KTH; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; risk; safety; concept; meaning; definiton; discourse; langauge; risk communication; corpus linguistics; content analysis; nanotechnology; nanoparticle; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; risk;

    Sammanfattning : This doctoral thesis analyses the concept of risk and how it functions as an organizing principle of discourse, paying close attention to actual linguistic practice.          Article 1 analyses the concepts of risk, safety and security and their relations based on corpus data (the Corpus of Contemporary American English). LÄS MER