Search for dissertations about: "commodity culture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words commodity culture.

  1. 1. Travelling objects modernity and materiality in British Colonial travel literature about Africa

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University. Department of Language Studies

    Author : Nicklas Hållen; Heidi Hansson; Stefan Helgesson; Tim Youngs; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; travel literature; Africa; modernity; materiality; material objects; things; commodity form; commodity culture; postcolonialism; Homi Bhabha; museums; exhibitions; colonialism; geography; space; trade; ethnography; the book; ambivalence; subject-object relations; fetishism; John Speke; Verney Cameron; Henry Stanley; Mary Kingsley; Ewart Grogan; Constance Larymore; Mary Hall; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study examines the functions of objects in a selection of British colonial travel accounts about Africa. The works discussed were published between 1863 and 1908 and include travelogues by John Hanning Speke, Verney Lovett Cameron, Henry Morton Stanley, Mary Henrietta Kingsley, Ewart Scott Grogan, Mary Hall and Constance Larymore. READ MORE

  2. 2. Framing the Feature Film Multi-Reel Feature Film and American Film Culture in the 1910s

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Joel Frykholm; Jan Olsson; Richard Abel; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; multi-reel feature film; cinema in the 1910s; early cinema; United States; film culture; Philadelphia; The Spoilers; transitional cinema; journalism; trade press; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Film; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Filmvetenskap; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation addresses the breakthrough of the multi-reel feature film in the United States, and the significance of this process within the wider context of the American film industry and culture in the 1910s. The purpose is to provide a new, and more comprehensive analytical framing of the topic, and to enhance our understanding of how a new central commodity, i. READ MORE

  3. 3. Travelling Objects : Modernity and Materiality in British Colonial Travel Literature about Africa

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University. Department of Language Studies

    Author : Nicklas Hållén; Heidi Hansson; Stefan Helgesson; Tim Youngs; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; travel literature; Africa; colonialism; John Hanning Speke; Mary Kingsley; Mary Hall; Constance Larymore; Verney Lovett Cameron; Henry Morton Stanley; postcolonial theory; material culture; colonial discourse; English literature; Engelska med litteraturvetenskaplig inriktning; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This study examines the functions of objects in a selection of British colonial travel accounts about Africa. The works discussed were published between 1863 and 1908 and include travelogues by John Hanning Speke, Verney Lovett Cameron, Henry Morton Stanley, Mary Henrietta Kingsley, Ewart Scott Grogan, Mary Hall and Constance Larymore. READ MORE

  4. 4. Travelling Objects Modernity and Materiality in British Colonial Travel Literature about Africa

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Nicklas Hållén; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; travel literature; Africa; colonialism; John Hanning Speke; Mary Kingsley; Mary Hall; Constance Larymore; Verney Lovett Cameron; Henry Morton Stanley; postcolonial theory; material culture; colonial discourse;

    Abstract : This study examines the functions of objects in a selection of British colonial travel accounts about Africa. The works discussed were published between 1863 and 1908 and include travelogues by John Hanning Speke, Verney Lovett Cameron, Henry Morton Stanley, Mary Henrietta Kingsley, Ewart Scott Grogan, Mary Hall and Constance Larymore. READ MORE

  5. 5. Travelling Objects : Modernity and Materiality in British Colonial Travel Literature about Africa

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University. Department of Language Studies

    Author : Nicklas Hållén; Heidi Hansson; Stefan Helgesson; Tim Youngs; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; travel literature; Africa; colonialism; John Hanning Speke; Mary Kingsley; Mary Hall; Constance Larymore; Verney Lovett Cameron; Henry Morton Stanley; postcolonial theory; material culture; colonial discourse; English literature; Engelsk litteratur; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This study examines the functions of objects in a selection of British colonial travel accounts about Africa. The works discussed were published between 1863 and 1908 and include travelogues by John Hanning Speke, Verney Lovett Cameron, Henry Morton Stanley, Mary Henrietta Kingsley, Ewart Scott Grogan, Mary Hall and Constance Larymore. READ MORE