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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 14 avhandlingar innehållade ordet horror.

  1. 1. Hellraiser : om Clive Barkers film

    Författare :Anna Arnman; Lars Gustaf Andersson; Bo Florin; Filmvetenskap; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Monstrous; Aesthetics; Cenobites; Sexuality; Family; House; Religion; 80´s horror films; Humanities; Humaniora; Konstvetenskap; Art History; Allmän och jämförande litteraturvetenskap; Genre; General and comparative literature; Horror; Body; Horror; genre; body; monstrous; aesthetics; sexuality; family; house; religion; Film; Filmvetenskap; Film Studies; Filmvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : In this dissertation I will discuss horror film as a genre and study how Hellraiser relates to its themes and problems. First I describe the production of the film and after that I present Clive Barker - his background, authorship, film-making and artwork. Next I study the problems of the genre and the different ways in which this genre is defined. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Horror-Storied Prison : A Narrative Study of Prison as an Abject and Uncanny Institution

    Författare :Tea Fredriksson; Magnus Hörnqvist; Ingrid Lander; Michael Fiddler; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Abject; Uncanny; Haunting; Monstrous-feminine; Prison Studies; Narrative Criminology; kriminologi; Criminology;

    Sammanfattning : In terms of time as well as in terms of depth, prison is a storied institution. Many-layered tales have been told about it since its inception. A prominent theme of these stories is how they configure belonging and otherness through horror-iconography. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Strindberg och skräcken : Skräckmotiv och identitetstematik i August Strindbergs författarskap

    Författare :Henrik Johnsson; Göran Rossholm; Ola Holmgren; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; August Strindberg; Doppelgänger; Edgar Allan Poe; E.T.A. Hoffmann; fantasy; ghost; homunculus; horror; identity; vampire; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; litteraturvetenskap; History of Literature;

    Sammanfattning : The subject of this dissertation is the theme of identity in the works of August Strindberg and how this theme is explored through the use of motifs drawn from the literature of horror and fantasy as well as Swedish folklore. The theme deals with how the individual’s identity is shaped and what it consists of, and how it can be manipulated, stolen or lost through interaction with other people. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The Margins of Writing: A Study of Arthur Machen and the Literary Field of the 1890s

    Författare :Sara Bjärstorp; Engelska; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; General and comparative literature; aesthetics of failure; sociology of literature; the unspeakable; London in literature; the city in literature; Pierre Bourdieu; decadence; horror; Arthur Machen; fin-de-siècle; Allmän och jämförande litteraturvetenskap; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this dissertation is to analyse the early writings of Arthur Machen (1863?1947) by focusing on three aspects of literary production: the field, the author, and the text. In all these aspects position-takings in the field, the construction of an author's identity, and textual production ? Machen's early career is informed by a particular and idiosyncratic notion of aesthetic creation, referred to in this study as the "aesthetics of failure". LÄS MER

  5. 5. Wicked women and witches. Subversive readings of the female monster in Mexican and Argentinian horror film

    Författare :Valeria Alejandra Villegas Lindvall; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; feminist philosophy; decolonial thought; monstrosity; Latin America; horror cinema; Mexico; Argentina; La Llorona; witch; monster;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis accrues to the growing field of Latin American horror scholarship in relation to gender and sexuality, discussing the implications of the representation of the feminized, racialized and/or impoverished monster in relation to Mexican and Argentinian national identity discourses. The thesis looks at two distinct iterations of gendered monstrosity in Mexican and Argentinian visual culture: La Llorona and the bruja (witch), respectively. LÄS MER