Sökning: "American poetry"

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  1. 1. The Flamekeeper : The Confessional Purgation of the Soul in the Poetry of Robert Lowell

    Kandidat-uppsats, Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Författare :Ryan Jurison; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Robert Lowell; American poetry; Catholic Theology; Religious Symbolism; Purgation; Purgatory; Land of Unlikeness; Lord Weary s Castle; The Mills of the Kavanaughs; Life Studies; For the Union Dead;

    Sammanfattning : This essay is a critical textual analysis of the poetry of Robert Lowell with focus on religious symbolism used in his work, and the Catholic theology which informed it. This results in a new, contrasting interpretation to the conventional view that he had abandoned his religious focus by mid-career, while accounting for his own assessment that he had not. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Frank O'Hara: A Story in Names

    Kandidat-uppsats, Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Författare :Romanos Chatzidimitriou; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Coterie; Frank O Hara; Proper Names;

    Sammanfattning : This paper is an analysis of two poems by the American New York School poet Frank O’Hara. The two poems analysed here are “The Day Lady Died” and “Adieu to Norman, Bon Jour to Joan and Jean-Paul. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Red English: Duality and Representation in Contemporary Native American Poetics

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Litteratur - Kultur – Media

    Författare :Jennifer Ellen Hall; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Native American; Poetry; Contemporary Poetry; Post-Colonialism; Tommy Pico; Layli Long Soldier; Languages and Literatures;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis explores representations of duality across the work of contemporary Native American poets. Through the use of several analytic methods and postcolonial theories, this thesis will analyse representations of language, place, and identity, and argue that they are constructed in the border between Native American and American consciousness. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Putting Jazz on the Page : "The Weary Blues" and "Jazztet Muted" by Langston Hughes

    Kandidat-uppsats, Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Författare :Ralph Hertzberg McKnight; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Langston Hughes; “The Weary Blues”; “JAZZTET MUTED”; the blues; jazz; Harlem; be-bop; the “Jazz-Age”; African-American history; “jazz poetry”;

    Sammanfattning : The goal of this essay is to look at the poems “The Weary Blues” and “JAZZTETMUTED” (hereafter to be referred to as “JAZZTET”) by Langston Hughes andexamine their relationships to both the blues and jazz structurally, lyrically, andthematically. I examine the relationship of blues and jazz to the African-Americancommunity of Harlem, New York in the 1920’s and the 1950’s when the poems wererespectively published. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The Glow of a Panther : Tupac Amaru Shakur’s Poetry and the Politics of African-American Culture

    Kandidat-uppsats, Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för kultur och lärande

    Författare :Lana Kareem; [2017]
    Nyckelord :;

    Sammanfattning : African-American oppression has a history of violence and torment. It is a topic that is still prominent in today’s society with pop culture being one of the mediums aiding in spreading its awareness. LÄS MER