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  1. 1. La Poétique de Houellebecq : réalisme, satire, mythe

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Författare :Jacob Carlson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Michel Houellebecq; poetics; metaphysics; Arthur Schopenhauer; Auguste Comte; positivism; Jean Cohen; aesthetic categories; lyricism; literary genre; Erich Auerbach; literary realism; Mikhail Bakhtin; satire; Menippean satire; cynicism; Novalis; Michael Riffaterre; motif of light vs; darkness; motif of the sun; myth; literary myth; myth of androgyny; symbol; romanticism;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis sets out to explore French writer Michel Houellebecq’s poetics of the novel. It is advanced in the introduction that Houellebecq’s work could be read against the novelist’s 1997 suggestion that “if somebody today was able to craft a mode of expression that was at once honest and positive, they would change the world”. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Participation Myth outcomes of participatory constitution building processes on democracy

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Statsvetenskapliga institutionen, Umeå universitet

    Författare :Abrak Saati; Malin E. Wimelius; Isabell Schierenbeck; [2015]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; participatory constitution building processes; participation; peacebuilding; post-conflict; transitioning states; democracy; democratization; Kenya; Zimbabwe; statskunskap; political science;

    Sammanfattning : Since the early 1990s a growing number of constitution building processes in countries transitioning from authoritarian rule or recovering from war or severe institutional crisis have involved public participation. This increase stems from an assumption made by many peacebuilding scholars and practitioners that public participation in constitution building will lead to higher levels of democracy. LÄS MER

  3. 3. The extended voice : Instances of myth in the Indo-European corpus

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Peter Jackson; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Indo-European poetics; Vedic religion; Greek religion; pre-Christian Scandinavian religion; myth; oral tradition; oral literature; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; History Of Religions; religionshistoria;

    Sammanfattning : Proceeding from the presence of recurrent, poetic phrases and verbal collocations in early texts composed in Indo-European languages, this study is an attempt to elucidate some fundamental problems of myth, tradition and culture. The scholarly study of Indo-European religions and mythology-initiated during the 19th century and proceeding up to modem times with varying success-has often been devoted to the task of restoring a homogeneous system of Indo-European religious beliefs by searching for deep-seated reflexes of such a system in the historically attainable cultures. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Poiski Rusi nevidimoj. Kitezskaja legenda v russkoj kul'ture. 1843-1940

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Irina Karlsohn; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Russian literature; the Kitezh legend; myth; Old Believers; N. Rimsky-Korsakov; symbolism; А. Bely; the Petersburg myth; the myth of Holy Russia; N. Kliuev;

    Sammanfattning : This doctoral dissertation examines the legend of the invisible city of Kitezh, its development and the role that it played in Russian culture between the years 1843 and 1940. It was during this period that the original folk legend was discovered by the Russian intelligentsia and transformed into a new myth about Russia. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Husayn, the Mediator A Structural Analysis of the Karbala Drama according to Abu Ja´far Muhammad b. Jarir al-Tabari (d. 310/923)

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Uppsala University

    Författare :Torsten Hylén; [2007]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Historiography; History and myth; History; Husayn Ibn Ali 629C–680 ; Islam; Karbala Iraq ; Lévi-Strauss Claude; Mediator theology ; Myth; Shiites; Structuralism; Tabari 838C–923;

    Sammanfattning : The present study has a twofold purpose: Firstly, it is an analysis of the Karbala´ Drama—i.e. the death of Husayn b. `Ali in the hands of an army which had been sent out by the Umayyad authorities, at Karbala in 60/680—as it is retold by the Muslim jurist and historiographer Abu Ja`far Muhammad b. LÄS MER