Search for dissertations about: "nostalgia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the word nostalgia.

  1. 1. Mediated Post-Soviet Nostalgia

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörn University

    Author : Ekaterina Kalinina; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; structure of feeling; nostalgia; memory; past; Russia; Post-Soviet; mediation; television; fashion; internet; theatre; museums; restaurants.; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Post-Soviet nostalgia, generally understood as a sentimental longing forthe Soviet past, has penetrated deep into many branches of Russian popular culture in the post-1989 period. The present study investigates how the Soviet past has been mediated in the period between 1991 and 2012 as one element of a prominent structure of feeling in present-day Russian culture. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards a Poetics of Nostalgia The Nostalgic Experience in Modern Fiction

    University dissertation from Edinburgh : University of Edinburgh

    Author : Niklas Salmose; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Nostalgia; Modernism; Literature; Aesthetics; Style; Narratology; Emotions; Nostalgi; Modernism; Litteratur; Estetik; Stilistik; Narratologi; Känslor; English literature; Engelska med litteraturvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : In recent years there has been a body of studies relating nostalgia and fiction in political, sociological, feminist, or historical ways. This thesis, instead, sets out to perform an unusual textual study of nostalgia in modern fiction in order to work towards a poetics of nostalgia. READ MORE

  3. 3. “The Pathos of Past Time” : Nostalgia in Anglo-Arab Literature

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of English, Uppsala University

    Author : Tasnim Qutait; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Anglophone Arab literature; Arabic literature; nostalgia; diaspora; postcolonialism; memory studies; عربٌ يكتبون بالإنجليزية، الأدب العربي، الحنين، المنفى، ما بعد الاستعمارية، دراسات الذاكرة; English; Engelska; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Semitic Languages; Semitiska språk;

    Abstract : This study explores the theme of nostalgia in contemporary Anglo-Arab literature from the 1990s to the present. Examining the implications of nostalgic tropes in Anglophone novels by Arab writers, the study makes the case that nostalgia is a key strategy used by these writers in their critical engagement with national historiographies and diasporic identities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reel Socialism : Making sense of history in Czech and German cinema since 1989

    University dissertation from Department of History, Lund university

    Author : Sune Bechmann Pedersen; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Socialism; cinema; communism; history culture; film; memory; Germany; Czech Republic; East Germany; Czechoslovakia; 1989; revolution; retro; nostalgia; Ostalgie; coming to terms with the past;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in English Reel Socialism considers the representation of the communist past in Czech and German cinema after the end of communist rule. The study offers in-depth analyses of numerous feature films, from Oscar-winning box-office hits to half-forgotten art-house offerings. READ MORE

  5. 5. Migration and Perceptions of War Simultaneous Surveys in Countries of Origin and Settlement

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Jonathan Hall; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; civil war; migration; refugees; gastarbeiter; family reunification; exile; trauma; coping; nostalgia; conservation of resources; terror management theory; social identity complexity; assimilation; acculturation; surveys; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : This dissertation contributes to post-war public opinion research by examining the perceptions of migrants – the gastarbeiter, the refugee, the family reunited after war – and the local population in comparative perspective. Existing surveys of post-war populations are typically conducted in a single country affected by war. READ MORE