Sökning: "cognitive poetics"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 6 avhandlingar innehållade orden cognitive poetics.
Sammanfattning : The dissertation is a study of the poetics of haikai in eighteenth-century Japan. It is more specifically concerned with the works of Yosa Buson and some of his followers. Rather than being a study of certain poems, it is an investigation of theories of aesthetics and composition, and of criticism. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis synthezises theories from intermedia studies, semiotics, Gestalt psychology, cognitive linguistics, cognitive psychology, cognitive poetics, reader response criticism, narratology and possible worlds-theories adjusted to literary studies. The aim is to provide a transdisciplinary explanatory model of the transaction between text and reader during the reading process resulting in the reader experiencing a mental, virtual world. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The dissertation explores the structure and functions of embodied metaphors in Dylan Thomas’s (1914–1953) works. It aims to show that embodiment defines Thomas’s writing both stylistically and thematically, and that Thomas’s body metaphors are essentially founded on the biblical myths of creation and the Fall. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : With the compositional practise as the point of departure the text discusses different topics around musical composition and its artistic, philosophical and scientific context. Some initial explorations were carried out through the use of spectral- and fractal based techniques and experiments. LÄS MER
5. Spatial Structures in Conrad’s Universe : The Tension between Opening and Closing as a Literary Device
Sammanfattning : Many attempts have been made to catch the essence of Joseph Conrad’s work by examining the contents of his ideas. This thesis argues instead that the important factor is the preferred spatial structures of his world-views and the interplay between them. LÄS MER