Sökning: "General and comparative literature"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 185 avhandlingar innehållade orden General and comparative literature.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Vampyrer : En kulturkritisk studie av den västerländska vampyrberättelsen från 1700-talet till 2000-talet

    Författare :Anna Höglund; Lars Elleström; Lisbeth Larsson; Yvonne Leffler; Växjö universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; vampire; vampires; power; literature; film; popular culture; consumer culture; gender; vampyr; vampyrer; makt; litteratur; film; populärkultur; konsumtionskultur; genus; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; History of science and ideas; Idé- o lärdomshistoria; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Vampires haunt our culture. They live amongst us, they live with us, and very likely, they live for us. Considering the never fading popularity of vampires, it is obvious that these beings satisfy some kind of basic human need. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Likt och olikt. Strindbergsbildens förvandlingar i gymnasiet

    Författare :Sten-Olof Ullström; Litteraturvetenskap; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; literature criticism; General and comparative literature; Nordiska språk språk och litteratur ; Scandinavian languages and literature; Swedish Senior High School.; Student essay; Mother tongue instruction; Educational history; Literature instruction; Reception of literary texts; Literary canon; Literary history; August Strindberg; Mikhail Bakhtin; literary theory; Allmän och jämförande litteratur; litteraturkritik; litteraturteori; Pedagogy and didactics; Pedagogik; didaktik; Comparative Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This doctorial thesis deals with the changes in the image of August Strindberg in Swedish Senior High School Education. Strindberg represents the breakthrough of modern literature in Sweden, where the bounds between public and intimate spheres are challenged. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Samtalets möjligheter : Om litteratursamtal och litteraturreception i skolan

    Författare :Michael Tengberg; Göteborgs universitet idéhistoria och religion Institutionen för litteratur; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; literature discussions; literary reception; book talk; literature education; interaction; interaction analysis; classroom discourse; reader-response theory; reception study; didactics; forms of reading; literature instruction; teaching of literature; meta-cognition; reading research; dialogue; immergence; video analysis; Comparative Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : The objective of this dissertation is literature discussion as a learning activity in school. The aim is to examine the conditions under which literature discussions may help students to develop their reception of a commonly read text, and to examine whether, and how, the discussions may provide the students with opportunities to learn more about, or to develop specific attitudes or perspectives towards, literary reading in general. LÄS MER