Search for dissertations about: "fictional world"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words fictional world.

  1. 1. Empty Names and Reference

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Anna Bjurman; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; disquotational reference; pretense; possible individuals; fictional world; intensional fictional operator; rigidity; empty names; reference; Philosophical logic; Teoretisk filosofi; logik;

    Abstract : The problem of empty names derives from the fact that empty names fail to refer. The reference failure of empty names implies that sentences containing empty names lack truth-conditions. As a consequence those sentences are meaningless, according to many theories of meaning. READ MORE

  2. 2. The written and the unwritten world of Philip Roth fiction, nonfiction, and borderline aesthetics in the Roth books

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Roger Edholm; Örebro universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philip Roth; Fiction; Nonfiction; Borderline Aesthetics; Narrative Theory; Autobiography; Authorship; Referentiality; Literature; Identity; Counterfacts; Ethics; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature;

    Abstract : This thesis examines five books by the American author Philip Roth commonly referred to as the “Roth Books,” which are The Facts: A Novelist’s Autobiography(1988), Deception (1990), Patrimony: A True Story (1991), Operation Shylock: A Confession (1993), and The Plot Against America (2004). These books, held together by the author’s proper name, are often viewed as texts that conflate fiction and nonfiction or demonstrate the “fictionality” of all factual narrative accounts in compliance with well-known postmodernist and poststructuralist theories. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Ramble, linger and gaze

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Katja Grillner; KTH.; [2000]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; architecture; landscape; representation; 18thcentury land­scape garden; 18th century England; ThomasWhately; Joseph Heely; Hagley Park; garden history; gardentheory; garden representation; garden experience; architecturalrepresentation; poetic representation; narrativerepresentation; philosophical dialogue; architectural researchmethodology; hermeneutics.; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration Architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Ramble, linger, and gaze explores a method of architecturalresearch based on narrative dialogue and examines the gardentheories and lite­rary garden representations of ThomasWhately (Observations on Modern gardening 1770) and JosephHeely (Letters on the Beauties of Hagley, Envil, and theLeasowes 1777). The thesis has the form of a narrated dialoguebetween these two writers and the narrator, and it is situatedat Hagley Park, Worchestershire, England. READ MORE

  5. 5. Upscaling, Training, Commoning

    University dissertation from Lund University Open Access

    Author : Ana Džokić; Marc Neelen; Kungl. Konsthögskolan.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; art; architecture; urbanism; spatial practice; artistic research; space; fiction; imagination; future; commons; community; economy; political economy; legitimacy; housing; emancipation; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; Arkitektur; Architecture;

    Abstract : When on September 15, 2008 the financial conglomerate Lehman Brothers files for bankruptcy – and with that ‘officially’ sparks the international financial crisis – still few would anticipate the invasive effect this crisis would come to have on the professional and personal life of many across the world. Today, it’s implosion remains a mere ‘blip’ in the universe of events that followed. READ MORE