Sökning: "tolkien"

Hittade 4 avhandlingar innehållade ordet tolkien.

  1. 1. Scholarship and Mythopoeia : The ideas of language and myth in the works of Owen Barfield, C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien

    Författare :Maria Kuteeva; Tony Crowley; Thomas Shippey; Department of English and American Studies University of Manchester; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; language; myth; philology; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap; English; engelska;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis examines the views adopted by Barfield, Lewis and Tolkien on the phenomena of language and myth as discussed in their academic writing and fiction. Part I (Chapters I and II) focuses on the study of language. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Writing Worlds, Reading Landscapes: An Exploration of Settings in Fantasy

    Författare :Stefan Ekman; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Robert Jordan; Steven R. Donaldson; Lisa Goldstein; Tim Powers; Patricia McKillip; China Miéville; Charles de Lint; Terry Pratchett; Robert Holdstock; Garth Nix; Charles Vess; Neil Gaiman; Steven Brust; J.R.R. Tolkien; maps in fantasy; fantasy; ecocriticism;

    Sammanfattning : In fantasy literature, the setting is as important to the story as are characters and plot; but although many fantasy scholars have pointed this out, there is very little criticism that explores the role of the setting in fantasy. The aim of this study is to use a topofocal (place-focused) perspective to examine four aspects of the fantasy setting, including the way in which settings function in terms of their respective worlds and stories. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Ecologies of the Imagination : Theorizing the participatory aesthetics of the fantastic

    Författare :Per Israelson; Anders Cullhed; Marcel O'Gorman; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Media theory; genre theory; media ecology; posthumanism; ecocriticism; neocybernetics; sympoiesis; ontogenesis; fantasy; the fantastic; comic books; William Blake; Alan Moore; J. R. R. Tolkien; litteraturvetenskap; Literature;

    Sammanfattning : This book is about the participatory aesthetics of the fantastic. In it, the author argues that the definition of the fantastic presented by Tzvetan Todorov in 1970 can be used, provided it is first adapted to a media-ecological framework, to theorize the role of aesthetic participation in the creation of secondary worlds. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Dissonant Voices : Philosophy, Children's Literature, and Perfectionist Education

    Författare :Viktor Johansson; Klas Roth; Nicholas C. Burbules; Martin Gustafsson; Paul Standish; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Dissonance; Philosophy; Education; Perfectionism; Children s Literature; Childhood; Cavell; Wittgenstein; Educational Science; pedagogik med inriktning mot utbildningsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Dissonant Voices has a twofold aspiration. First, it is a philosophical treatment of everyday pedagogical interactions between children and their elders, between teachers and pupils. LÄS MER