Search for dissertations about: "modernism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 swedish dissertations containing the word modernism.

  1. 1. The Movement of a Musical Work : Ernst Krenek’s Opus 20 in the Interwar Years

    Author : Johan Larson Lindal; Eva Hemmungs Wirtén; Martin Fredriksson; Ingemar Grandin; Julian Johnson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Actor-Network Theory; Musical work concept; Micro-history; Modernism; Ernst Krenek; Actor-Network Theory; musikaliska verkbegreppet; mikrohistoria; modernism; Ernst Krenek.;

    Abstract : The dissertation studies how one ‘modern’ piece of music from the early 20th century became conceptualised as an idealised musical work: the Third String Quartet, opus 20 (op. 20) by Austrian composer Ernst Krenek (1900–1991). READ MORE

  2. 2. The senses of modernism : Technology, perception, and modernist aesthetics

    Author : Sara Danius; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; modernism and modernity; literature and technology; literary history; cultural studies; human body in literature; visual culture; cinema studies; Thomas Mann; Marcel Proust; James Joyce; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study argues that there is a constitutive relationship between technological change and literary modernism. Moving within a historical trajectory that extends from 1880 to 1930, The Senses of Modernism proposes that high-modernist aesthetics is inseparable from a newly emergent and technologically mediated crisis of the senses. READ MORE

  3. 3. Another Modernism? Form, Content and Meanings of the New Housing Architecture of Hanoi

    Author : Hoai Anh Tran; Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Vietnam; tradition; The West; Third World; identity; modernity; modernisation; modernism; modern architecture; house design; housing architecture; Architecture; Hanoi; interior design; Arkitektur; inredningsarkitektur;

    Abstract : The study deals with the issue of how to understand and assess modern architecture in a non-Western context. Is there a non-Western modern architecture in its own right and with meanings connected to the local context or is it mere copy of Western modern architecture? At the primary level the study discusses the meanings and directions of contemporary architecture in a modernising society such as Vietnam, using a number of new private houses of Hanoi as case studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Changing the Colours of the World. Modernism and Modernity in Chinese Drama and Film, 1919-1937

    Author : Rebecka Eriksson; Kinesiska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; China; modernity; modernism; drama; film; 1920s; 1930s;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the role of modernism and modernity in Chinese spoken drama and film during the years between the May Fourth Movement and the beginning of the Second Sino-Japanese War. This influence is traced through close readings of a selection of works in different categories, underlining relevant themes and structures that are recurring in both drama and film. READ MORE

  5. 5. The genesis of modernism : Seurat, Gauguin, van Gogh and French symbolism in the 1880's

    Author : Sven Lövgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Art; Konstvetenskap;

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