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1. The code of Concord : Emerson's search for universal laws
Sammanfattning : The purpose of this work is to detect a pattern: the concordance of Ethics and Aesthetics, Poetics and Politics in the most influential American thinker of the nineteenth century. It is an attempt to trace a basic concept of the Emersonian transcendentalist doctrine, its development, its philosophical meaning and practical implications. LÄS MER
2. In the Shadows of Poland and Russia : The Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Sweden in the European Crisis of the mid-17th century
Sammanfattning : This book examines and analyses the Union between the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Sweden signed in 1655 at Kėdainiai and the political crisis that followed. The union was a result of strong separatist dreams among the Lithuanian-Ruthenian Protestant elite led by the Radziwiłł family, and if implemented it would radically change the balance of power in the Baltic Sea region. LÄS MER
3. Själens medium : Skrift och subjekt i Nordeuropa omkring 1500
Sammanfattning : The era of the digital revolution has made it possible to acknowledge literature as a technological object, inseparable from its medium. This study attempts to outline the prerequisites of a material history of literature that does not focus primarily upon works or authors but rather on the media itself, the mnemotechnics and the practices of reading and writing that make such phenomena possible in the first place. LÄS MER
4. Ryktbarhetens ansikte : Verner von Heidenstam, medierna och personkulten i sekelskiftets Sverige
Sammanfattning : Ryktbarhetens ansikte behandlar en tidigare outforskad aspekt av svensk litteraturoch kulturhistoria: författaren som celebritet. Kändisskap är ingen senmodern företeelse kopplad till uppkomsten av medieformer som film eller television. LÄS MER
5. Hem till historien : August Strindberg, sekelskiftet och "Gustaf Adolf"
Sammanfattning : The point of departure for this study is the meeting-place between an author and his times. Both in his youth and in later years, August Strindberg was in bitter conflict with the Swedish Establishment. LÄS MER