Search for dissertations about: "non-places"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word non-places.

  1. 1. ‘A Machine for Living’ Urban Domesticity in Polish Literature and Cinema 1969–2008

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : My Svensson; Małgorzata Anna Packalén Parkman; Stefan Helgesson; Witold Maciejewski; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; urbanism; the idea of home; Polish literature; Polish cinema; narrative space; heterotopia; non-places; social space; the city; geocriticism; apartments in motion pictures; Henri Lefebvre; cities and town life in motion pictures; cities and towns in literature; system transformation; Slavic Languages; Slaviska språk;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to study urban domesticity in Polish film and literature against the background of the political and social transformations that have taken place in recent decades. The study begins with the so-called belle époque of the Polish People’s Republic and the decade of Edward Gierek, continues through the political upheavals, the period of martial law, and the system transformation of 1989 and the two following decades, which have been marked by the introduction of democracy, global capitalism, consumerism etc. READ MORE

  2. 2. Modalities of Place: On Polarisation and Exclusion in Concepts of Place and in Site-Specific Art

    University dissertation from Department of Architecture and Built Environment, Lund University

    Author : Gunnar Sandin; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; interior design; Architecture; Actants; Modalities; Place; Site-Specific Art; Arkitektur; inredningsarkitektur;

    Abstract : In this thesis the notion of place is studied by way of investigating the “non-place” which is excluded or opposed, whenever a place is defined. “Non-place” is used here as a meta-concept, covering various recurring types of opposition to “place,” and it therefore represents a profoundly incoherent spect-rum of realities and concepts. READ MORE