Sökning: "English literature"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 564 avhandlingar innehållade orden English 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. Towards a Poetics of Nostalgia : The Nostalgic Experience in Modern Fiction

    Författare :Niklas Salmose; Randall Stevenson; Laura Marcus; Patricia Waugh; UK The University of Edinburgh; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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. 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

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

    Författare :Berit Åström; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; anamorphosis; feminism; identity; literature; metaphor; metonymy; Old English; Old English literature; Old English poetry; philology; theory; tradition in literature; Engelska; English language; 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

  5. 5. Agreement with Collective Nouns in English

    Författare :Magnus Levin; Engelska; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; markedness; Longman Spoken American Corpus; grammatical change; corpus; conventionalization; concord; conceptualization; collective nouns; British National Corpus; British English; BNC; Australian English; American English; agreement; Agreement Hierarchy; pronouns; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; agreement; language variation; English language; Engelska språket; Engelsk språkvetenskap; English;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis concerns agreement with collective nouns in American, British and Australian English. It is based on material from newspaper corpora and spoken corpora. The findings suggest that dialectal, stylistic, diachronic, syntactic and semantic factors interact in the selection of singular and plural agreement. LÄS MER