Sökning: "eighteenth century"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 111 avhandlingar innehållade orden eighteenth century.

  1. 1. The Sublime : Precursors and British Eighteenth-Century Conceptions

    Författare :Karl Axelsson; Lars-Olof Åhlberg; Tommie Zaine; Christina Svensson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Aesthetics; the sublime; Longinus; Peri Hupsous; British eighteenth century; Samuel H. Monk; criticism of intellectual literature; Thomas Hobbes; imagination; Estetik;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation studies the attraction of the sublime in British criticism during the eighteenth century, with particular emphasis on the arguments that served as precursors to the interest in the experience of the sublime. The first part explores Samuel H. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Om måleriet i den klassicistiska konstteorin : Praktikens teoretiska position under 1700-talets andra hälft

    Författare :Marta Edling; Torsten Weimarck; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Classicist art theory; eighteenth century; painting; practice and manual execution vs. mental creativity; material form and intellectual content of the art object; the hierarchy of genres; national schools of painting.; konstvetenskap; Art History; seventeenth century; Art; Konstvetenskap; Konstvetenskap; History of Art;

    Sammanfattning : The character of the manual execution and material form of the art object were ascribed little value in the classicist theory of art. The practical act of painting was associated with handicraft and routine. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Great men and charming creatures : on male and female terms in eighteenth century novels

    Författare :Anna-Lena Wallin-Ashcroft; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; eighteenth century; sociolinguistics; semantics; experiential realism; gender role; conceptual model; prototype; frame; domain; collocation; metaphor; male; female; epicene; spirit matter; power dependency; active passive; varied limited;

    Sammanfattning : A corpus of terms for human beings collected from 18th century novels is studied from a broad sociolinguistic perspective. A summary of recent linguistic theories and a survey of 18th century culture and society are provided as background. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Costume in the Time of Reforms : Louis-René Boquet Designing Eighteenth-Century Ballet and Opera

    Författare :Petra Dotlačilová; Magnus Tessing Schneider; Lena Hammergren; Sofia Pantouvaki; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; costume; design; theatre; opera; ballet; genre; reform; eighteenth century; France; ancien régime; Louis-René Boquet; Paris Opera; Jean-Georges Noverre; aesthetics; material culture; teatervetenskap; Theatre Studies;

    Sammanfattning : The long eighteenth century was a turbulent period in France, many crucial reforms in society, politics and art challenging the established order of the ancien régime. This battle took place on the theatrical stage as well and materialized in the approach to costume. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Köpmannen i Stockholm : Grosshandlares ekonomiska och sociala strategier under 1700-talet

    Författare :Karin Ågren; Susanna Hedenborg; Ylva Hasselberg; Gudrun Andersson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Economic history; merchant; eighteenth century; network; Stockholm; Skeppsbro nobility; economic and social strategies; credit network; wholesalers; immigrant tradesmen; marriage strategies; conspicuous consumption; social mobility; bankruptcy; immigrant congregation; inventories; Gamla stan; trade capitalism; trading house; Ekonomisk historia; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Sammanfattning : The purpose of this thesis has been to describe and explain why wholesalers in Stockholm during the eighteenth century acted as they did. This analysis is built on the idea that peoples’ possibilities to act depends on the context in which they live and the person’s network. LÄS MER