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  1. 1. Estranging Cognition : Feminist Science Fiction and the Borders of Reason

    Författare :Jenny Bonnevier; Rolf Lundén; Jane Donawerth; Brian Attebery; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; science fiction; feminist theory; epistemology; Ursula Le Guin; Suzy McKee Charnas; Joanna Russ; Engelska; English language; Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Sammanfattning : This study explores the intersections of three different fields: feminism, science fiction, and epistemology. It argues that as a genre, science fiction is dependent on epistemological discourses that have their roots in the stories and self-images of modern science. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The element -stow in the history of English

    Författare :Mikael Cederlöf; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; Engelska; English language; Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Sammanfattning : The present study deals with words ending in -stow throughout the history of English. The OE element-stow derives from the IG root *st(h)au-o, which is the extended form of the simple *st(h)a. In the thesis, parallel forms from a number of IG languages are given and commented on. LÄS MER

  3. 3. The Tragedy of Liberty : Civic Concern and Disillusionment in James Thomson's Tragic Dramas

    Författare :Åke Eriksson; Brean Hammond; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; Thomson; James; eighteenth-century literature; drama; Engelska; English language; Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Sammanfattning : Early eighteenth-century serious drama often addresses the significance of liberty. This study focuses on the theme of civic and individual liberty in the little known tragedies of James Thomson, Sophonisba, Agamemnon and Tancred and Sigismunda, all of which problematise the condition of liberty under the influence of ideology. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Crediting marvels in Seamus Heaney's Seeing things

    Författare :Irene Gilsenan Nordin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; Engelska; English language; Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Sammanfattning : This is a study of the Irish, Nobel prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney's Seeing Things, (1991), a volume which marks a turning point in Heaney's writing. From an earlier concern with the outer physicality of things, Heaney turns with deepened awareness to the inner landscapes of the mind, where the thingness of things is explored and expressed in language. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The Female Reader at the Round Table : Religion and Women in Three Contemporary Arthurian Texts

    Författare :Kristina Hildebrand; Elizabeth Sklar; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; religion; women; gender; Marion Zimmer Bradley; Mary Stewart; Stephen R. Lawhead; reader response; feminism; Arthurian; Engelska; English language; Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Sammanfattning : Stretching back at least a thousand years, Arthurian literature constitutes a vigorous and varied genre that attracts scholarly attention. In a close reading of three modern Arthurian texts, Mary Stewart’s Merlin trilogy, The Crystal Cave (1970), The Hollow Hills (1973), The Last Enchantment (1979), Marion Bradley’s The Mists of Avalon (1982), and Stephen Lawhead’s Pendragon Cycle, Taliesin (1987), Merlin (1988), Arthur (1989), Pendragon (1994), and Grail (1997), this study focuses on the intersection between two of the genre’s motifs: religion and gender. LÄS MER