Search for dissertations about: "Narratology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the word Narratology.

  1. 1. The Difference Approach to Narrative Fiction A Recurring Critique of Narratology and Its Implications for the Study of Novels and Short Stories

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Tommy Sandberg; Greger Andersson; Pär-Yngve Andersson; Karin Kukkonen; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Angela Carter; narrative fiction; narrative theory; narratology; Sylvie Patron; Lars-Åke Skalin; Sara Stridsberg; unnatural narratology; Richard Walsh;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to advance the critical examination of narratology, or the study of storytelling. I analyze four versions of a critique of the dominant theory of narrative fiction in narratology and discuss this critique’s methodological implications. READ MORE

  2. 2. Wrestling with Textual Violence : A Case Study of the Jephthah Narrative in Antiquity and Modernity with Special Regard to Gender

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Bibelvetenskap

    Author : Mikael Sjöberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Humanities and religion; feminism; feminist exegesis; feminist biblical interpretation; gender; classic; canon; ethics of interpretation; narratology; Jephthah; Judges; Pseudo-Philo; Josephus; Handel; Grant Watson; Amos Oz; HUMANIORA OCH RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; gamla testamentets exegetik; Old Testament Exegesis;

    Abstract : How may readers handle the encounter with violence in a “classical text”? The purpose of this thesis is to contribute to the debate on the ethics of biblical interpretation with special regard to feminism. To fulfil that aim, a case study of the narrative of Jephthah is made and its implications are discussed at a more general level. READ MORE

  3. 3. Industrial Phantasmagoria Subcultural Interactive Cinema Meets Mass-Cultural Media of Simulation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Mikolaj Dymek; Mats Engwall; Claes Gustafsson; Alf Rehn; Saara Taalas; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; video game industry; computer game industry; video games; computer games; cultural industries; media industries; cultural economy; game studies; literary theory; ludology; narratology; interactive cinema; simulational media; ergodic literature; cybertext; interactive narrative; business studies; industrial economy; hardcore gaming; casual gaming; subcultural industries; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi;

    Abstract : The video game industry has in three decades gone from a garage hobby to a global multi-billion euro media industry that challenges the significantly older and established cultural industries. After decades of explosive growth the industry surprisingly finds itself in a crisis – in terms of sales, future trajectories and creative paradigms. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hyperworks : On Digital Literature and Computer Games

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Avdelningen för litteratursociologi

    Author : Anna Gunder; Johan Svedjedal; Marie-Christine Skuncke; Espen Aarseth; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; Sociology of Literature; Digital Literature; Ergodic Literature; Hypertext Fiction; Cybertext; Computer Game; Narratology; Ludology; Game Studies; New Media Studies; Textual Criticism; Media Theory; Michael Joyce; J. K. Rowling; Litteraturvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study investigates the effects of digitization on literature and literary culture with focus on works of literary fiction and other kinds of works inspired by such works. The concept of “hyperworks” refers to works intended to be navigated multisequentially, i.e. the users create their own paths through the work by making choices. READ MORE

  5. 5. Narratorial Commentary in the Novels of George Eliot

    University dissertation from English Studies

    Author : Sara Håkansson; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language and literature; Commentary; George Eliot; Narratology; Engelska språk och litteratur ;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to study how narratorial commentary is implemented in six of George Eliot's novels ? Adam Bede, The Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner, Felix Holt, Middlemarch and Daniel Deronda ? as a process for shaping the reader's responses to these texts. Focusing on the ways in which narratorial commentary steers the dynamic relationship between narrator and reader, this investigation introduces the concepts story-time now and narration now to demarcate commentary from other modes of narrative. READ MORE