Search for dissertations about: "critical fiction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words critical fiction.

  1. 1. Fieldwork and Fiction : Ethnography and Literature in the French Caribbean

    University dissertation from New York : New York University

    Author : Christina Kullberg; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2010]
    Keywords : Karibiska studier; Litteraturvetenskap; postkoloniala studier; etnografi och litteratur; franskspråkig litteratur;

    Abstract : The birth of French Caribbean literature is in many ways tied to a nontheorized and circumstantial use of ethnography. Ethnography is mainly referred to as a discourse of knowledge having to do with defining and questioning the notion of culture which, in this case, was important to Martinican authors trying to articulate identity. READ MORE

  2. 2. The science of imagining solutions design becoming conscious of itself through design

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University, Umeå Institute of Design

    Author : Søren Rosenbak; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; design; pataphysics; possibility; imaginaries; imagination; the artificial; critical practice; critical design; speculative design; design fiction; participatory design; smart cities; lies; metadata; surveillance; failures; research through design; constructive design research; practice-based design research; programmatic research; epiphenomenology; quantum poetics; design; design; industrial design; industridesign;

    Abstract : This dissertation addresses a paradox in design: we currently live in a day and age that is fundamentally conditioned by artifice on all scales, and principled by a deep sense of contingency and possibility. In this world, anything could always be something else. READ MORE

  3. 3. Architectural Flirtations A Love Storey

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Arkitektur- och designcentrum

    Author : Brady Burroughs; KTH.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; architectural flirtations; architectural pedagogy; queer feminist theory; architectural critique; Camp; design practice research; performativity; experimental writing practices; critical fiction; critical architectural theory; Aldo Rossi; ‘significant otherness’; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Formulated as a feminist project, written as a pulp fiction, Architectural Flirtations: A Love Storey begins with our claim that the architectural discipline is centered around a culture of critique, which is based in what bell hooks calls “a system of imperialist, white supremacist, heterosexist, capitalist, patriarchy,” and that the values instilled by this culture not only begin with, but are reinforced and reproduced by, the education of young architects.Sounds serious. READ MORE

  4. 4. The private life of a nation in crisis: A study on the politics in / of Greek television fiction

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Arkitektur- och designcentrum

    Author : Georgia Aitaki; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; politics; television fiction; private television; critical times; Greece;

    Abstract : The private life of a nation in crisis offers in-depth studies of the fictional reconstruction and negotiation of moments of heightened societal tension that take place throughout the life of a nation. Its constituent papers focus on the role of television fiction in representing and shaping either critical moments, events, or periods that disrupt the normal pace of life, or unresolved societal tensions that become part of everyday life. READ MORE

  5. 5. Campus clowns and the canon David Lodge's campus fiction

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Eva Lambertsson Björk; Umeå universitet.; [1993]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; campus; ideology; authoritative discourse; internally persuasive discourse; intertext; cnaon; church; status quo; stereotype;

    Abstract : This is a study of David Lodge's campus novels: The British Museum is Falling Down, Changing Places, Small World and Nice Work. Unlike most previous studies of Lodge's work, which have focussed on literary-theoretical issues, this dissertation .aims at unravelling some of the ideological impulses that inform his campus fiction. READ MORE