Sökning: "General and comparative literature"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 211 avhandlingar innehållade orden General and comparative literature.

  1. 1. Travelling objects modernity and materiality in British Colonial travel literature about Africa

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå University. Department of Language Studies

    Författare :Nicklas Hållén; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English literature; Engelsk litteratur; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Historia; History; travel literature; Africa; colonialism; John Hanning Speke; Mary Kingsley; Mary Hall; Constance Larymore; Verney Lovett Cameron; Henry Morton Stanley; postcolonial theory; material culture; colonial discourse; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; Literature; litteraturvetenskap; modernity; materiality; material objects; things; commodity form; commodity culture; postcolonialism; Homi Bhabha; museums; exhibitions; geography; space; trade; ethnography; the book; ambivalence; subject-object relations; fetishism; John Speke; Verney Cameron; Henry Stanley; Ewart Grogan;

    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

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå University. Department of Language Studies

    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

  3. 3. Hyperworks : On Digital Literature and Computer Games

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Avdelningen för litteratursociologi

    Författare :Anna Gunder; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; Sociology of Literature; Digital Literature; Ergodic Literature; Hypertext Fiction; Cybertext; Computer Game; Narratology; Ludology; Game Studies; New Media Studies; Textual Criticism; Media Theory; Michael Joyce; J. K. Rowling; Litteraturvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This study investigates the effects of digitization on literature and literary culture with focus on works of literary fiction and other kinds of works inspired by such works. The concept of “hyperworks” refers to works intended to be navigated multisequentially, i.e. the users create their own paths through the work by making choices. LÄS MER

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

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm/Stehag : Symposion Brutus Östlings bokförlag

    Författare :Michael Tengberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Comparative Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; 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;

    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

  5. 5. Landskap på jorden och i drömmen. Studier i Folke Isakssons lyrik

    Detta är en avhandling från Lund University Press

    Författare :Håkan Sandgren; [1999]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; General and comparative literature; the aesthetics of the post-war era; modernist poetry; lyrical tropes and clichés; intertextuality; the metaphor of the journey; poetry of place; 20th century Swedish poetry; literature criticism; literary theory; Allmän och jämförande litteratur; litteraturkritik; litteraturteori;

    Sammanfattning : Popular Abstract in Swedish I min avhandling studerar jag Folke Isakssons lyriska författarskap. Jag försöker visa hur han använder sig av platsskildringar, landskapsbilder och naturelement för att framställa ett själstillstånd. LÄS MER