Sökning: "Heidi Hansson"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 7 avhandlingar innehållade orden Heidi Hansson.

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

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

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Ergodic revisited : spatiality as a governing principle of digital literature

    Författare :James Barrett; Heidi Hansson; Astrid Ensslin; Hans Kristian Rustad; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; digital literature; narrative studies; interactive narrative; ergodic; cybertext; spatial; addressivity; interactive design; representational space; spatial practice; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation examines the role of the spatial in four works of digital interactive literature. These works are Dreamaphage by Jason Nelson (2003), Last Meal Requested by Sachiko Hayashi (2003), Façade by Michael Mateas and Andrew Stern (2005) and Egypt: The Book of Going Forth by Day by M. D. Coverley (2006). LÄS MER

  3. 3. Travelling objects : modernity and materiality in British Colonial travel literature about Africa

    Författare :Nicklas Hållen; Heidi Hansson; Stefan Helgesson; Tim Youngs; Nicklas Hållén; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; travel literature; Africa; modernity; materiality; material objects; things; commodity form; commodity culture; postcolonialism; Homi Bhabha; museums; exhibitions; colonialism; geography; space; trade; ethnography; the book; ambivalence; subject-object relations; fetishism; John Speke; Verney Cameron; Henry Stanley; Mary Kingsley; Ewart Grogan; Constance Larymore; Mary Hall; English language; Engelska språket; Literature; litteraturvetenskap; John Hanning Speke; Verney Lovett Cameron; Henry Morton Stanley; postcolonial theory; material culture; colonial discourse; English literature; Engelsk litteratur; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Historia; History; Engelska med litteraturvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Sammanfattning : This study examines the functions of objects in a selection of British colonial travel accounts about Africa. The works discussed were published between 1863 and 1908 and include travelogues by John Hanning Speke, Verney Lovett Cameron, Henry Morton Stanley, Mary Henrietta Kingsley, Ewart Scott Grogan, Mary Hall and Constance Larymore. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Articulable Humanity : Narrative Ethics in Nuruddin Farah's Trilogies

    Författare :Hilda Härgestam Strandberg; Heidi Hansson; Stefan Helgesson; Annie Gagiano; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; African literature; Nuruddin Farah; narrative ethics; ethical criticism; precariousness; vulnerability; human dignity; Emmanuel Lévinas; Adriana Cavarero; Judith Butler; postcolonial theory; feminism.; engelska; English;

    Sammanfattning : Fokus för avhandlingen, Att uttrycka det mänskliga: narrativ etik i Nuruddin Farah’s trilogier, är de nio romaner publicerade mellan 1979 och 2011 som tillsammans utgör Nuruddin Farah’s tre trilogier: ”Variations on the Theme of an African Dictatorship,” bestående av Sweet and Sour Milk (1979), Sardines (1981), Close Sesame (1983); “Blood in the Sun,” bestående av Maps (1986), Gifts (1993), Secrets (1998); samt “Past Imperfect,” bestående av Links (2003), Knots (2007), Crossbones (2011). Tematiska och stilistiska skillnader till trots så är dessa trilogier och romaner märkbart sammanhängande i sitt fokus. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The Gothic in contemporary interactive fictions

    Författare :Van Leavenworth; Heidi Hansson; Catherine Spooner; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Gothic; interactive fiction; subjectivity; posthuman; unspeakable; live burial; labyrinth; uncanny; grotesque; vampire; historiographic metafiction; cybergothic; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This study examines how themes, conventions and concepts in Gothic discourses are remediated or developed in selected works of contemporary interactive fiction. These works, which are wholly text-based and proceed via command line input from a player, include Nevermore, by Nate Cull (2000), Anchorhead, by Michael S. LÄS MER