Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 27 avhandlingar innehållade ordet satire.
Sammanfattning : This thesis sets out to explore French writer Michel Houellebecq’s poetics of the novel. It is advanced in the introduction that Houellebecq’s work could be read against the novelist’s 1997 suggestion that “if somebody today was able to craft a mode of expression that was at once honest and positive, they would change the world”. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This study considers the way in which Margaret Atwood’s post-apocalyptic MaddAddam Trilogy functions as an environmental project. The main focus is on how the three novels, Oryx and Crake (2003), The Year of the Flood (2009), and MaddAddam (2013), simultaneously draw on and destabilise the apocalypticism inherent in so much environmental discourse, primarily through the use of satire. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This doctoral thesis investigates four novels of the Swedish Romantic author Clas Livijn (1781–1844). Livijns’s self-reflective prose is dense with allusions to contemporary literary works and political events, delivered in a style that abounds with metaphors and allegories, and characterized by satire, parody, and irony. LÄS MER
4. Att översätta världen : Kommunikation och subversivt ärende i Henri Michaux' Voyage en Grande Garabagne
Sammanfattning : The principal aim of this dissertation is to uncover signifying patterns in Henri Michaux’s travel fiction Voyage en Grande Garabagne, and to situate the work in a literary as well as an extralinguistic context. Hereby the dissertation seeks to modify the traditional image of both Voyage and Michaux’s entire literary output as creations allegedly cut off from extralinguistic reality, the literary tradition, and the reader. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Where does the political comedian fit on the spectrum of societal debate? Comedy has gained legitimacy in academia in recent decades as a non-serious communication form worth taking seriously. But in the personalized, high-choice hybrid media landscape, what roles do comedians inhabit? This dissertation explores this topic via five studies detailed in articles produced for publication in scientific journals. LÄS MER