Search for dissertations about: "poststructuralist literary theory"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words poststructuralist literary theory.

  1. 1. Material virtualities : Approaching online textual embodiment

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Jenny Sunden; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Embodiment; body; cyberfeminism; cyborg; subjectivity; virtuality; materiality; MUD; MOO; cybercultural studies; digital textuality; online ethnography; poststructuralist literary theory; queer theory; online interaction; Diskursanalys; språksociologi; cyberspace; queerteori; virtuell verklighet; MUD; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : While the Internet is often presented as a disembodied medium, various forms of bodily presence are continually introduced when people meet online. This study explores notions of embodiment in a particular text-based virtual world (here called WaterMOO) by investigating how bodies- always sexually specific- are created and rendered meaningful in online textual practices. READ MORE

  2. 2. The written and the unwritten world of Philip Roth fiction, nonfiction, and borderline aesthetics in the Roth books

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Roger Edholm; Lars-Åke Skalin; Greger Anderson; Magnus Ullén; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philip Roth; Fiction; Nonfiction; Borderline Aesthetics; Narrative Theory; Autobiography; Authorship; Referentiality; Literature; Identity; Counterfacts; Ethics; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature;

    Abstract : This thesis examines five books by the American author Philip Roth commonly referred to as the “Roth Books,” which are The Facts: A Novelist’s Autobiography(1988), Deception (1990), Patrimony: A True Story (1991), Operation Shylock: A Confession (1993), and The Plot Against America (2004). These books, held together by the author’s proper name, are often viewed as texts that conflate fiction and nonfiction or demonstrate the “fictionality” of all factual narrative accounts in compliance with well-known postmodernist and poststructuralist theories. READ MORE

  3. 3. “I Can Do Nothing against the Wish of the Pen” : Studies in the Short Stories of Widād Sakākīnī

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Astrid Ottosson Bitar; Gail Ramsay; Eva Riad; Ingeborg Nordin Hennel; Roger Allen; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Arabic language; modern Arabic literature; Arabic women writers; the Arabic short story; feminist literary theory; Widad Sakākīnī; Arabiska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other languages Arabic language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga språk Arabiska;

    Abstract : This study focuses on the short story writing of the Lebanese/Syrian writer Widād Sakākīnī (1913-1991). Its primary aim is to discover how she was able to establish herself as a respected writer while keeping her distinctive character as a woman writer within a literary tradition that was strongly defined by patriarchal values and contained many misogynic elements. READ MORE

  4. 4. Imagining a Place in Nature: Using Evolution to Explain the Early Evolutionary Imagination in Literature

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Emelie Jonsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Victorian literature; Darwinism; evolutionary humanities; naturalistic cosmology; two cultures; mythology;

    Abstract : After Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species, Victorian literature overflowed with images of man’s new place in nature. Those images can be explained by modern research that builds on Darwin’s theory: the evolutionary social sciences and evolutionary literary theory. READ MORE