Search for dissertations about: "parody"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the word parody.

  1. 1. Veils of irony : The development of narrative technique in women's novels of the 1790s

    Author : Anna Morris; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; West-Jane; Smith-Charlotte; Bennett-Anna-Maria; novel; eighteenth-century; circulating-library; review; parody; irony; free-indirect-discourse; innovation; common-reader; gossip; Quixote; education; Engelska; English language; Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Abstract : This thesis situates the innovations of three English novels from the 1790s by three relatively unknown women writers, Jane West, Charlotte Smith, and Anna Maria Bennett, against the background of a literary climate characterised by highly conventional forms of fiction in either sentimental or satiric modes. Their innovations consisted in the fashioning of parodic forms that would balance emotionality with irony. READ MORE

  2. 2. "Frightened by a Word" : Shirley Jackson and Lesbian Gothic

    Author : Colin Haines; Rolf Lundén; Edward Ingebretsen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : English language; Shirley Jackson; Hangsaman; The Haunting of Hill House; We Have Always Lived in the Castle; lesbian Gothic ; queer theory; Judith Butler; subjectivity; performativity; parody; the abject; compulsory heterosexuality ; ideology; Louis Althusser; psychoanalysis; Sigmund Freud; Julia Kristeva; Engelska; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This study examines representations and configurations of lesbianism in literary narrative and, in particular, three novels by American author Shirley Jackson (1916-1965). As recent scholarly work has demonstrated, representations of sexuality between women in literature tend toward the ghostly, the Gothic. READ MORE

  3. 3. John Cowper Powys: Displacements of Voice and Genre

    Author : Eivor Lindstedt; Engelska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; John Cowper Powys; Porius; cornucopian writing; narrative structure; narratology; Mikhail M. Bakhtin; novelistic discourse; dialogicity; polyphony; parody; chronotope; genre; metonymy in literature; Roman Jakobson; Engelska språk och litteratur ; English language and literature; myth in literature; A Glastonbury Romance;

    Abstract : This study is based on dialogic readings of two of John Cowper Powys´s major novels, A Glastonbury Romance and Porius. The aim of this thesis is to demonstrate the interrelationship in the examined texts between the chain of narrative displacements and the frequent changes of voice and genre. READ MORE

  4. 4. This Untethered Buffoon or the Trickster in Everything

    Author : Stacey Sacks; Kristina Hagström-Ståhl; Rebecca Hilton; Karmenlara Ely; Stockholms konstnärliga högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; clowning; haunting; decolonial; vivisection of W w hiteness; privilege; mask; trickster; humour; queer; ancestry; auto-ethnography; animation; softness; sculpting; discomfort; transformation; fragility; anxiety; shitfuck; porosity; intimacy; parody; satire; buffoon; listening; entanglement; embodiment; discursivity; impressibility; character; body; clowter; sensitivity; malleability; plasticity; complicity; with-nessing; narrowcasting; absurdity; race; decomposition; hospitality; bafflement.; Performativa och mediala praktiker; med inriktning mot film och media koreografi opera scen; Performative and mediated practices; with specializations in choreography film and media opera performing arts;

    Abstract : This Untethered Buffoon or the Trickster in Everything is a documented artistic research project (Doctoral Thesis) in Performative and Mediated Practices, comprising a series of excavations and vivisections of W(w)hiteness through clowning, making and thinging. This work/play traverses the fields of critical whiteness studies, performance and clowning, visual and cultural anthropology and decolonial critique. READ MORE

  5. 5. Phantoms of a Future Past : A Study of Contemporary Russian Anti-Utopian Novels

    Author : Mattias Ågren; Anna Ljunggren; Per-Arne Bodin; Tetsuo Mochizuki; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Russian literature; utopia; anti-utopia; dystopia; metanarrative; satire; parody; Tatyana Tolstaya; Viktor Pelevin; Vladimir Sorokin. Russia; Russian Federation; slaviska språk; Slavic Languages;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to study the evolution of the Russian anti-utopian literary genre in the new post-Soviet environment in the wake of the defunct Soviet socialist utopia. The genre has gained a renewed importance during the 2000s, and has been used variously as a means of dealing satirically with the Soviet past, of understanding the present, and of pondering possible courses into the future for the Russian Federation. READ MORE