Search for dissertations about: "Édouard Glissant"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Édouard Glissant.

  1. 1. Subject and History in Selected Works by Abdulrazak Gurnah, Yvonne Vera, and David Dabydeen

    Author : Erik Falk; Åke Bergvall; Mark Troy; Michael Titlestad; Nahem Yousaf; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Abdulrazak Gurnah; Yvonne Vera; postcolonial literature; entanglement; movement; creative amnesia; Édouard Glissant; Achille Mbembe; David Dabydeen; subject; history; subject formation; English language; Engelska språket; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This study is concerned with subject formation in the fiction of contemporary postcolonial authors Abdulrazak Gurnah, Yvonne Vera, and David Dabydeen. In contextualised readings of a total of nine works – Gurnah’s Admiring Silence (1996), By the Sea (2001), and Desertion (2005); Vera’s Without a Name (1996), Butterfly Burning (1998), and The Stone Virgins (2002); Dabydeen’s Disappearance (1993), Turner (1994), and A Harlot’s Progress (1999) – it explores thematic and formal aspects of the subject’s constitution in the texts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fieldwork and Fiction : Ethnography and Literature in the French Caribbean

    Author : Christina Kullberg; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : Karibiska studier; Litteraturvetenskap; postkoloniala studier; etnografi och litteratur; franskspråkig litteratur;

    Abstract : The birth of French Caribbean literature is in many ways tied to a nontheorized and circumstantial use of ethnography. Ethnography is mainly referred to as a discourse of knowledge having to do with defining and questioning the notion of culture which, in this case, was important to Martinican authors trying to articulate identity. READ MORE