Search for dissertations about: "blackness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the word blackness.

  1. 1. The Untimely-Image On Contours of the New in Political Film-Thinking

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Jakob Nilsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap; film-thinking; film-philosophy; political film; the untimely; Deleuze; The Wire; Badiou; Jameson; the new; novelty; advanced capitalism; cognitive mapping; blackness; Greek tragedy; aesthetics; Film-thinking;

    Abstract : This study creates and develops a concept called the untimely-image including two sub-concepts called contours of the new and the untimely-site. The untimely-image concerns the clearing for and the expression of figures of “potential” in thought in the form of moving-images. READ MORE

  2. 2. Black males and white masculinity in four Renaissance tragedies of blood

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Anna Fåhraeus; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; drama; Shakespeare; Rowley; Rawlins; revenge play; masculinity; Renaissance; tragedies of blood; blackness; whiteness; race; discourse; Faucoult; Koselleck; honour; ambition; sarcasm;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to look at how the black North African man is repre-sented in relation to white men in four Renaissance tragedies of blood: Shake-speare’s Titus Andronicus, the multi-authored Lust’s Dominion, William Rowley’s All’s Lost by Lust, and Thomas Rawlins’ The Rebellion. While previous studies have traced the most common racist tropes in 16th and 17th century lit-erature, such as the demonization trope and the animality trope (e. READ MORE

  3. 3. What colour is the red house? Perceived colour of painted facades

    University dissertation from Institutionen för arkitektur

    Author : Karin Fridell Anter; KTH.; [2000]
    Keywords : Colour; architecture; perception; facade; exterior;

    Abstract : Architects and others choosingfacade colours using colour samples face difficulties whichprevious research has not addressed. This work aims to aid suchcolour design by exploring three main questions: 1. READ MORE

  4. 4. The "New Negro" in the Old World : culture and performance in James Weldon Johnson, Jessie Fauset, and Nella Larsen

    University dissertation from Lund : : Department of English, Centre for Language and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Lena Ahlin; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language and literature; Europe in African-American literature; Nella Larsen; Jessie Fauset; James Weldon Johnson; minstrelsy; whiteness; performance; cultural authenticity; New Negro; Harlem Renaissance; African Americans in Europe;

    Abstract : I denna avhandling studeras europaskildringarna i James Weldon Johnsons The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (1912), Jessie Fausets There Is Confusion (1924) och Nella Larsens Quicksand (1928) och hur dessa speglar afrikansk-amerikanernas roll i den västerländska civilisationen. I 1800-talets afrikansk-amerikanska litteratur figurerar Europa ofta som symbol för frihet och kultur. READ MORE

  5. 5. The "New Negro" in the Old World: Culture and Performance in James Weldon Johnson, Jessie Fauset, and Nella Larsen

    University dissertation from English Studies

    Author : Lena Ahlin; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Europe in African-American literature; English language and literature; Nella Larsen; Jessie Fauset; James Weldon Johnson; minstrelsy; whiteness; performance; cultural authenticity; New Negro; Harlem Renaissance; African Americans in Europe; Engelska språk och litteratur ;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish I denna avhandling studeras europaskildringarna i James Weldon Johnsons The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (1912), Jessie Fausets There Is Confusion (1924) och Nella Larsens Quicksand (1928) och hur dessa speglar afrikansk-amerikanernas roll i den västerländska civilisationen. I 1800-talets afrikansk-amerikanska litteratur figurerar Europa ofta som symbol för frihet och kultur. READ MORE