Search for dissertations about: "semiotics film"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words semiotics film.

  1. 1. Post-Deleuzian Investigations of U.S. Avant-Garde Film, 1943–81

    Author : Atene Mendelyte; Filmvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; U.S. avant-garde film; Gilles Deleuze; film-philosophy; sobjective image; metaphysics of technique; conceptual cartography of film-worlds; transcendental empiricism; film semiotics; postmodernism;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to investigate a number of U.S. avant-garde films using Deleuzian film-philosophy in order to describe their thought. I develop the taxonomy of cinematic images created by the French philosopher Gilles Deleuze by introducing a new type of image. READ MORE

  2. 2. Surprise between media, minds and world : A Peircean process semiotic approach

    Author : Pedro Atã; Lars Elleström; Kate Maxwell; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; surprise; surprise in poetry; semiosis; cognitive niche construction; Peirce semiotics; process semiotics; distributed cognition; intermediality; Humaniora; Humanities;

    Abstract : The central idea of this thesis is that the relationship between cognition,media and environments is regulated by surprise. The relationship between cognition, media and environments is a foundational problem for studies of cognition, culture and/or communication. READ MORE

  3. 3. Artworks as diagrams : Diagrammatic reasoning and the epistemic potential of art

    Author : Leticia Vitral; Lars Elleström; Frederik Stjernfelt; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : Semiotics; Aesthetics; Epistemology; Inquiry; Diagrammatic reasoning; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with establishing a bridge between matters of aesthetics and epistemology, by investigating the mechanisms through which artworks allow agents to derive knowledge through the former’s manipulation. It is proposed that, in order to understand the epistemic potential of artworks, we need to approach them as diagrams, in the sense developed by Charles Peirce. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hamlet the Sign : Russian Translations of Hamlet and Literary Canon Formation

    Author : Aleksei Semenenko; Lars Kleberg; Peter Alberg Jensen; Irena Makaryk; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Shakespeare; Hamlet; translation; literary canon formation; semiotics; canonicity; textuality; microcanon; genre; myth; sign; Slavic languages; Slaviska språk; slaviska språk; Slavic Languages;

    Abstract : This work is an attempt to answer one simple question: What is Hamlet? Based on the material of Hamlet translations into Russian, the dissertation scrutinizes the problems of literary canon formation, translation and textuality proceeding in two parallel directions: the historical analysis of canon formation in translation and the conceptualization of Hamlet’s textuality. The methodological framework is defined in the context of Jurij Lotman’s semiotics of culture, which is invaluable for an understanding of the mechanisms of literary evolution, the theory of translation and literary canon formation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Making music mean : on functions of, and knowledge about, narrative music in multimedia

    Author : Johnny Wingstedt; Sture Brändström; Jan Berg; Göran Folkestad; Luleå University of Technology; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Film music; game music; media music; multimodality; music education; musical knowledge; narrative music; social semiotics;

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