Sökning: "the grotesque"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 19 avhandlingar innehållade orden the grotesque.

  1. 1. The phenomenon of the grotesque in modern southern fiction some aspects of its form and function

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Maria Haar; Umeå universitet.; [1983]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Caldwell; Capote; Faulkner; Goyen; McCullers; O Connor; Welty; macabre-grotesque; repulsive frightening-grotesque; comic-grotesque; Philip Thomson; Det groteska i litteraturen;

    Sammanfattning : After a general historical outline of the term and concept 'grotesque' attention is focused on the grotesque in Southern fiction and an attempt is made to explain the abundance of this mode in the literature of the South. It can seemingly be linked to the distinctiveness of that region as compared to the rest of the United States—a distinctiveness that has been brought about by historical, geographical, sociological and economic factors. LÄS MER

  2. 2. From Her Point of View : Woman's Anti-World in the Poetry of Anna Świrszczyńska

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Författare :Renata Ingbrant; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Slavic languages; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Slaviska språk; slaviska språk; Slavic Languages; the grotesque; ekphrastic poetry; the Warsaw Uprising; poetry of witness; the city lament; studium and punctum; the abject abjection; body-soul dualism; Świrszczyńska Swir; Miłosz;

    Sammanfattning : This book is a monograph about Anna Świrszczyńska’s poetry. It may be described as one woman’s attempt to read another woman’s literary work by taking into account established canons as well as the tools of feminist literary analysis. Part One begins with a discussion of Świrszczyńska’s biography (Chapter One). LÄS MER

  3. 3. The Gothic in contemporary interactive fictions

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Institutionen för språkstudier, Umeå universitet

    Författare :Van Leavenworth; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Gothic; interactive fiction; subjectivity; posthuman; unspeakable; live burial; labyrinth; uncanny; grotesque; vampire; historiographic metafiction; cybergothic; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This study examines how themes, conventions and concepts in Gothic discourses are remediated or developed in selected works of contemporary interactive fiction. These works, which are wholly text-based and proceed via command line input from a player, include Nevermore, by Nate Cull (2000), Anchorhead, by Michael S. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Talat glöms men skrivet göms : En studie i Fritiof Nilsson Piratens författarskap

    Detta är en avhandling från Lund : Ellerströms förlag

    Författare :Magnus Öhrn; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Fritiof Nilsson; The Pirate; orality; literacy; oral-literary continuum; contextualization; masculine discourse; homosociality; folklore; folklorism; stylistics; syntax; metaphor; grotesque; meta-narrative; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation examines the relation between orality and literacy in the authorship of Fritiof Nilsson, The Pirate (1895-1972), who was well known both as an author and as an oral storyteller. The investigation is divided into four areas: The first concerns the contents of Fritiof Nilsson´s texts, especially different kind of folklore genres, that belong to verbal traditions (anecdotes, proverbs, legends, folk customs, folk medicin etc). LÄS MER

  5. 5. Det groteska : Kroppens språk och språkets kropp i svensk lyrisk modernism

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Aiolos

    Författare :Ingemar Haag; Stockholms universitet.; [1999]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; grotesque; aesthetics; modernism; Swedish poetry; Pär Lagerkvist; Edith Södergran; Elmer Diktonius; Gunnar Björling; Artur Lundkvist; Harry Martinson; Gunnar Ekelöf; sublime; ornament; mythology; litteraturvetenskap; Literature;

    Sammanfattning : It is the objective of this thesis to trace the grotesque image and determine its configurations in Swedish lyrical modernism, and to reveal the theoretical and historical incentives to these images. The grotesque image has been a powerful expression during the 20th century. LÄS MER