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- 1Affirmation and subversion of narrative conventions in Musil
- 1Alberto Fortis
- 1Carlo Goldoni
- 1Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften (The Man without Qualities)
- 1Eighteenth century
As the title indicates, the thesis is a comparative analysis of the Metaphysical poets and Mid-late Tang poets, under the general style of the Baroque. The scholarship on this topic is very minimal because only recently with the study of James Liu on Li Shangyin and the Baroque we have learned to...
Framing Narratives of Irony in Italo Svevo’s La coscienza di Zeno and Robert Musil’s Der Mann ohne EigenschaftenDownload
This dissertation examines the use of irony in Italo Svevo’s La coscienza di Zeno and Robert Musil’s Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften. While both these novels can be said to be ironic, the manner in which the two writers choose to employ irony differs substantially. For the purposes of this study,...
The main objective of this dissertation is to determine how Goldoni’s tragicomedy La dalmatina (1754) fits in the pre-Morlachist current of the Venetian literature of the eighteenth century, and to compare the portrayal of Dalmatians in this tragicomedy and other Goldoni’s plays with the...
The Ethics of Prophecy, Utopian Dream, and Dystopian Reality: A Comparative Study of Thomas More’s Utopia and Kahlil Gibran’s The ProphetDownload
The main purpose of this study is to compare Thomas More’s Utopia and Khalil Gibran’s The Prophet in relation to their context, as well as to determine how they were received by the academic community. More and Gibran created imaginary worlds in order to criticize their own communities, and to...