Search for dissertations about: "Theatre Studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 swedish dissertations containing the words Theatre Studies.

  1. 1. Rousseau's Idea of Theatre : From Criticism to Practice

    Author : Maria Gullstam; Magnus Tessing Schneider; Roland Lysell; Michael O'Dea; Martin Rueff; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; theatre; the Enlightenment; pharmakon; perfectibility; aesthetics; imitation; the public festival; Pygmalion; Narcisse; ou L’Amant de lui-même; Le Devin du village; teatervetenskap; Theatre Studies;

    Abstract : As a critic of the moral consequences of Parisian theatre while writing plays and music for it, Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) had a double relationship to the art form of theatre. This doctoral thesis argues that his seemingly double position towards the theatre is not necessarily contradictory. READ MORE

  2. 2. Playing Activists and Dancing Anarchists : Men and Masculinities in Cultural Performances in Contemporary Sweden

    Author : Dirk Gindt; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; cultural performances; theatrical event; theatricality; gender; men; masculinities; hegemonic masculinity; political demonstrations; prime minister Göran Persson; Sweden; Theatre; Teatervetenskap; Gender studies; Genus;

    Abstract : Playing Activists and Dancing Anarchists is a Ph.D. dissertation that aims to analyse men and masculinities in political demonstrations and similar manifestations by conceptualising and analytically approaching such cultural performances as theatrical events. READ MORE

  3. 3. La Constellation de Thespis. Prsence du thtre et dimension mtathtrale dans l??uvre dramatique de Victor Hugo

    Author : Sylviane Robardey-Eppstein; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; Victor Hugo; métathéâtre; théâtralité; didascalies; grotesque; theatrum mundi; théâtre dans le théâtre; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Theatre; Teatervetenskap;

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  4. 4. The Aesthetics of Movement : Variations on Gilles Deleuze and Merce Cunningham

    Author : Camilla Damkjaer; Sven Åke Heed; Niels Overgaard Lehmann; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; interdisciplinary studies; Gilles Deleuze; Merce Cunningham; John Cage; Félix Guattari; Francis Bacon; dance; philosophy; movement; choreography; the body; heterogeneity; juxtaposition; representation; happening; chance.; Theatre; Teatervetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is an interdisciplinary study of the aesthetics of movement in Gilles Deleuze’s writings and in Merce Cunningham’s choreographies. But it is also a study of the movement that arises when the two meet in a series of variations, where also their respective working partners Félix Guattari and John Cage enter. READ MORE

  5. 5. Over the Threshold, Into the World : Experiences of Transcendence in the Context of Staged Events

    Author : Kim Skjoldager-Nielsen; Willmar Sauter; Anita Synnøve Hammer; Keld Hyldig; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; performance analysis; model; staged event; aesthetics of the performative; metaphysics of experience; immanent transcendence; theatre; ritual; installation; religion; spirituality; Erika Fischer-Lichte; Dorthe Jørgensen; teatervetenskap; Theatre Studies;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to develop an apparatus of theory and method for performance analysis, the purpose of which is to analyse potentials for experiences of transcendence. These experiences are contextualised in terms of the metaphysical, the religious, and the spiritual. READ MORE