Search for dissertations about: "postmodernism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the word postmodernism.

  1. 1. Deciphering the Meaning of Revealed Law : The Sur´shian Paradigm in Shi’i Epistemology

    Author : Ashk Dahlén; Yann Richard; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Languages and linguistics; Islam; Shi’i; Iran; sharīʿat; fiqh; uṣūl al-fiqh; ikhtilāf; qabḍwa basṭ; Surūsh; Jawādī-Āmulī; Mujtahid-Shabistarī; Rūmī; epistemology; hermeneutics; history of philosophy and science; postmodernism; modernity; mysticism; relativism; interpretation; Språkvetenskap; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap; Iranska språk; Iranian Languages;

    Abstract : This study analyses the major intellectual positions in the philosophical debate on Islamic law that is occuring in contemporary Iran. As the characteristic features of traditional epistemic considerations have a direct bearing on the modern development of Islamic legal thought, the contemporary positions are initially set against the established normative repertory of Islamic tradition. READ MORE

  2. 2. Romance revived : postmodern romances and the tradition

    Author : Heidi Hansson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; romance; postmodernism; dialogue; feminism; intertextuality; destabilised text; cyclical time; critical return; uncertain gender-construction;

    Abstract : This is the first study to identify and analyse postmodern romances as a new development of the romance and to relate this late twentieth-century subgenre to its tradition. Based on a selection of works published between 1969 and 1994, by A. S. READ MORE

  3. 3. An aesthetics of resistance : the open-ended practice of language writing

    Author : Åsa Arketeg; Lars-Olof Åhlberg; Claes Entzenberg; Ming Qian Ma; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Humanities and religion; language writing; the l=a=n=g=u=a=g=e journal; Bruce Andrews; Charles Bernstein; Lyn Hejinian; Ron Silliman; open-ended; language; writing; poetry; poetics; construction; theory; practice; separation; aesthetics; resistance; self-reflexion; avant-garde discourse; postmodernism; society; poststructuralism; critical theory; estetik; HUMANIORA OCH RELIGIONSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the relation between poetry and theory in the poetic practice of language writing. The topic is approached from the idea that language writing takes place in the tension of an open-ended state. READ MORE

  4. 4. Conversation and Figuration from the Horizontality of the 2.0 Decade

    Author : Peter Giger; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 2.0 Decade; Web 2.0; Aesthetics; Epistemology; Conversation; Figuration; Rhizome; Assemblages; Cyborg; Postmodernism; Person; Attention; Becoming; Serendipity; Desire; Intensity; Machine; Entanglement; Internet; Nihilism; Utopia; Accumulation; Technoscience; Virtuality; Potentiality; Monsters; Horizontality;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the 2.0 decade, the decade when the social web started to develop. The main research objective is to contribute to our embedment in Internet technology in a conscious and livable way. The thesis is part of a general attempt to improve our understanding of the transformation taking place in the development of the web. READ MORE

  5. 5. Conflicted Selves : Ironic Representations of Westernization in Three Twentieth-century Turkish Novels

    Author : Gunvald Ims; László Károly; Laurent Mignon; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Turkish literature; novel; irony; discourse of westernization; postmodernism; first-person narration; Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar; The Time Regulation Institute; Adalet Ağaoğlu; Lying Down to Die; Orhan Pamuk; The New Life; Turkisk litteratur; roman; ironi; förvästligande; västerniseringsdiskurs; postmodernism; förstapersonsberättelse; Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar; Institutet för tidsinställning; Adalet Ağaoğlu; Att lägga sig och dö; Orhan Pamuk; Det nya livet; Türk edebiyatı; roman; ironi; Batılılaşma söylemi; postmodernizm; birinci şahıs anlatımı; Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar; Saatleri Ayarlama Enstitüsü; Adalet Ağaoğlu; Ölmeye Yatmak; Orhan Pamuk; Yeni Hayat; Tyrkisk litteratur; roman; ironi; vestleggjeringsdiskurs; postmodernisme; førstepersonforteljing; Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar; Institutt for justering av tidene; Adalet Ağaoğlu; Å leggje seg og døy; Orhan Pamuk; Det nye livet; Turkic languages; Turkiska språk; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : For over a century, a dichotomous East–West debate has influenced conceptions of Turkish literature, threatening to reduce single works to products of westernization. This study critically reviews this discourse by investigating how it is addressed through irony in three novels from a period of forty years of the late 20th century: Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar’s Saatleri Ayarlama Enstitüsü (The Time Regulation Institute, 1961), Adalet Ağaoğlu’s Ölmeye Yatmak (Lying Down To Die, 1973), and Orhan Pamuk’s Yeni Hayat (The New Life, 1994). READ MORE