Search for dissertations about: "critical fiction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 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; [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; Johan Redström; Carl DiSalvo; Andrew Morrisson; [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; industridesign; industrial design;

    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. Seven Senses of the City : Urban Spacetime and Sensory Memory in Contemporary Sinophone Fiction

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Astrid Møller-Olsen; [2019-11-12]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; literary sensory studies; sensory studies; urban fiction; senses; Sinophone fiction; comparative literature; Chinese literature; Taipei; Hong Kong; Shanghai; literary studies; spacetime; spatiality; narratology; rhythmanalysis;

    Abstract : The objective of this dissertation is to investigate the narrative mechanisms and imagery that fictional works employ to conceptualize and communicate complex human experiences of space, time and memory. Furthermore, this study shows how contemporary cities change the way we think about such basic concepts by analyzing narratives that employ and encourage multisensory, spatiotemporal understandings of reality characterized by permeable boundaries between the material, social and imaginary domains. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

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

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    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