Sökning: "Robert Louis Stevenson"

Hittade 3 avhandlingar innehållade orden Robert Louis Stevenson.

  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. The Second Journey : Travelling in Literary Footsteps

    Författare :Maria Lindgren; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; travel; travel writing; tourism; guide books; authenticity; intertextuality; influence; recognitions; disappointments; images of home; gender roles; heroism; feminisms; biography; autobiography; museums;

    Sammanfattning : In a time dominated by mass tourism and the search for what has been termed authenticity, travel narratives are again of academic interest. This study seeks to demonstrate how travel writers from the 1980s and 1990s increasingly turn to earlier texts for inspiration and guidance. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Imagining a Place in Nature: Using Evolution to Explain the Early Evolutionary Imagination in Literature

    Författare :Emelie Jonsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Victorian literature; Darwinism; evolutionary humanities; naturalistic cosmology; two cultures; mythology;

    Sammanfattning : After Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species, Victorian literature overflowed with images of man’s new place in nature. Those images can be explained by modern research that builds on Darwin’s theory: the evolutionary social sciences and evolutionary literary theory. LÄS MER