Sökning: "English literature"

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  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. Towards a Poetics of Nostalgia : The Nostalgic Experience in Modern Fiction

    Detta är en avhandling från Edinburgh : University of Edinburgh

    Författare :Niklas Salmose; Randall Stevenson; Laura Marcus; Patricia Waugh; [2012]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Nostalgia; Modernism; Literature; Aesthetics; Style; Narratology; Emotions; Nostalgi; Modernism; Litteratur; Estetik; Stilistik; Narratologi; Känslor; English literature; Engelska med litteraturvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Sammanfattning : In recent years there has been a body of studies relating nostalgia and fiction in political, sociological, feminist, or historical ways. This thesis, instead, sets out to perform an unusual textual study of nostalgia in modern fiction in order to work towards a poetics of nostalgia. LÄS MER

  3. 3. The Politics of Tradition Examining the History of the Old English Poems The Wife's Lament and Wulf and Eadwacer

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Berit Åström; [2002]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; anamorphosis; feminism; identity; literature; metaphor; metonymy; Old English; Old English literature; Old English poetry; philology; theory; tradition in literature; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; engelska; English;

    Sammanfattning : Old English literary studies is a fascinating field of research which spans many various approaches including philology and linguistics as well as literary and cultural theories. The field is characterised by a certain conservatism, what in this thesis is referred to as tradition. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The True Story of Alice B. Toklas : Almost the Same but not Quite/not Straight in the Toklas Autobiographies

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Engelska institutionen

    Författare :Anna Linzie; Rolf Lundén; Ann Fisher-Wirth; Robyn Wiegman; [2004]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; autobiography; sexuality; textuality; repetition; supplementarity; mimicry; authorship; writing; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket;

    Sammanfattning : This study investigates three texts that can be provisionally defined as “Toklas autobiographies,” or inscriptions of “the true story of Alice B. Toklas.” These are Gertrude Stein’s The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (1933) and The Alice B. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Pearl and Contemplative Writing

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Engelska institutionen

    Författare :Annika Sylén-Lagerholm; [2003]
    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