Sökning: "Litteraturvetenskap Umeå universitet"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 72 avhandlingar innehållade orden Litteraturvetenskap Umeå universitet.

  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. The Gothic in contemporary interactive fictions

    Författare :Van Leavenworth; Heidi Hansson; Catherine Spooner; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Gothic; interactive fiction; subjectivity; posthuman; unspeakable; live burial; labyrinth; uncanny; grotesque; vampire; historiographic metafiction; cybergothic; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This study examines how themes, conventions and concepts in Gothic discourses are remediated or developed in selected works of contemporary interactive fiction. These works, which are wholly text-based and proceed via command line input from a player, include Nevermore, by Nate Cull (2000), Anchorhead, by Michael S. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Känsliga bitar : Text- och kontextstudier i sentimental populärsång

    Författare :Karin Strand; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; cultural studies; gender studies; kitsch; lyrics; nostalgia; popular culture; popular music; schlager; sentimentality; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : The dissertation is a study of a song type that was popular during the whole of the twentieth century: the sentimental schlager. As a sub-genre of the dance and high-spirited mainstream schlager these songs are characterized by nostalgia and sentimentality. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Ett spann över svarta ingentinget : Linjer i Thorsten Jonssons författarskap

    Författare :Per-Olof Erixon; Anders Pettersson; Sverker Göransson; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; hårdkokt talspråklig prosa; Hemingway; Literature; litteraturvetenskap; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

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  5. 5. Defining moments : a cultural biography of Jane Eyre

    Författare :Philip Grey; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; identity; production; representation; regulation; consumption; circuit of culture; discourse; publishing; biography; canonization; adaptation; education; moral panic; criticism; Charlotte Brontë; Victorian literature; National Curriculum; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis examines the ways in which various practices, such as novel-writing, publishing, book-reviewing, reading for pleasure, adaptation and studying English literature, have produced Jane Eyre’s complex cultural profile. The organizing principle of the study is Paul du Gay, Stuart Hall et al’s ‘circuit of culture’, which identifies five key processes or ‘moments’ as being productive of the meanings that a cultural artefact or text comes to possess. LÄS MER