Sökning: "satire"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 27 avhandlingar innehållade ordet satire.

  1. 1. La Poétique de Houellebecq : réalisme, satire, mythe

    Författare :Jacob Carlson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Michel Houellebecq; poetics; metaphysics; Arthur Schopenhauer; Auguste Comte; positivism; Jean Cohen; aesthetic categories; lyricism; literary genre; Erich Auerbach; literary realism; Mikhail Bakhtin; satire; Menippean satire; cynicism; Novalis; Michael Riffaterre; motif of light vs; darkness; motif of the sun; myth; literary myth; myth of androgyny; symbol; romanticism;

    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

  2. 2. Margaret Atwood's Environmentalism : Apocalypse and Satire in the MaddAddam Trilogy

    Författare :Marinette Grimbeek; Maria Holmgren Troy; Magnus Ullén; Sylvia Mayer; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Margaret Atwood; MaddAddam Trilogy; environmentalism; apocalypse; satire; celebrity activism; metalepsis; commodity aesthetics; storytelling; English; Engelska; Margaret Atwood; MaddAddam Trilogy; environmentalism; apocalypse; satire; celebrity activism; metalepsis; commodity aesthetics; storytelling;

    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

  3. 3. Fantasiens morgonrodnad : En studie i Clas Livijns romaner

    Författare :Ljubica Miočević; Roland Lysell; Paula Henrikson; Klaus Müller-Wille; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Clas Livijn; Lorenzo Hammarsköld; Swedish Romanticism; history of the novel; 19th century; intertextuality; semiotics; manuscripts; imagination; self-reflection; collaborative writing; genius; metaphor; metamorphosis; Romantic irony; satire; parody; Clas Livijn; Lorenzo Hammarsköld; svensk romantik; svenska romaner; romanhistoria; 1800-talet; intertextualitet; semiotik; handskrifter; fantasi; självreflexion; samskrivande; geni; metafor; metamorfos; romantisk ironi; satir; parodi; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    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. 4. Att översätta världen : Kommunikation och subversivt ärende i Henri Michaux' Voyage en Grande Garabagne

    Författare :Maria Wennerström Wohrne; Torsten Pettersson; Marie-Christine Skuncke; Bengt Novén; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; Henri Michaux; modern literature; literary tradition; travel fiction; authoritarian structures; subversive mission; comparative analysis; sociocultural reality; satire; linguistic innovations; violations of norms; expanding movement; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    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

  5. 5. Jester, journalist, or just jerk? The roles of political comedians in societal debate

    Författare :Sara Ödmark; Ingela Wadbring; Jonas Harvard; Giselinde Kuipers; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Political comedy; satire; role conceptions; framing; humor studies; entertainment;

    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