Search for dissertations about: "Lars Elleström"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Lars Elleström.

  1. 1. Surprise between media, minds and world : A Peircean process semiotic approach

    Author : Pedro Atã; Lars Elleström; Kate Maxwell; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; surprise; surprise in poetry; semiosis; cognitive niche construction; Peirce semiotics; process semiotics; distributed cognition; intermediality; Humaniora; Humanities;

    Abstract : The central idea of this thesis is that the relationship between cognition,media and environments is regulated by surprise. The relationship between cognition, media and environments is a foundational problem for studies of cognition, culture and/or communication. READ MORE

  2. 2. What Literature Can Make Us See : Poetry, Intermediality, Mental Imagery

    Author : Emma Tornborg; Lars Elleström; Heidrun Führer; Valerie Robillard; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Intermediality; mental imagery; poetry; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : In this thesis I investigate what kind of mental imagery ekphrastic and pictorial poetry can evoke, how time is represented in this kind of poetry, and how readers experience the temporality it represents. Ekphrasis (a verbal representation of a static, visual, iconic representation) and pictorialism (a phenomenon that occurs when the reality of the fictive world, either psychological or physical, in the text is represented as image) are intermedial concepts: in various ways and to various degrees, ekphrastic and pictorial texts refer to and represent static, visual, iconic media such as painting, photography and sculpture. READ MORE

  3. 3. Artworks as diagrams : Diagrammatic reasoning and the epistemic potential of art

    Author : Leticia Vitral; Lars Elleström; Frederik Stjernfelt; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : Semiotics; Aesthetics; Epistemology; Inquiry; Diagrammatic reasoning; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with establishing a bridge between matters of aesthetics and epistemology, by investigating the mechanisms through which artworks allow agents to derive knowledge through the former’s manipulation. It is proposed that, in order to understand the epistemic potential of artworks, we need to approach them as diagrams, in the sense developed by Charles Peirce. READ MORE