Sökning: "the Fantastic"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 21 avhandlingar innehållade orden the Fantastic.

  1. 1. Ecologies of the Imagination : Theorizing the participatory aesthetics of the fantastic

    Författare :Per Israelson; Anders Cullhed; Marcel O'Gorman; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Media theory; genre theory; media ecology; posthumanism; ecocriticism; neocybernetics; sympoiesis; ontogenesis; fantasy; the fantastic; comic books; William Blake; Alan Moore; J. R. R. Tolkien; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This book is about the participatory aesthetics of the fantastic. In it, the author argues that the definition of the fantastic presented by Tzvetan Todorov in 1970 can be used, provided it is first adapted to a media-ecological framework, to theorize the role of aesthetic participation in the creation of secondary worlds. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Hemsökelser : Gotiken i sex berättelser av Selma Lagerlöf

    Författare :Sofia Wijkmark; Yvonne Leffler; Maria Holmgren-Troy; Birhte Sjöberg; Karlstads universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Selma Lagerlöf; the Gothic; Fin-de-siècle; the Uncanny; the Fantastic; the Double; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Comparative Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : The topic of this thesis is the gothic fiction of Selma Lagerlöf. Its primary purpose is to investigate how Lagerlöf's work can be understood in relation to the gothic genre; what particular themes, motifs and formal aspects appear when making this connection and how they can be interpreted, as well as which literary and cultural contexts become relevant. LÄS MER

  3. 3. "Creating the Senses" : Sensation in the work of Shelley Jackson

    Författare :Tove Solander; Maria Lindgren Leavenworth; Gabriele Griffin; Sara Danius; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Shelley Jackson; senses; literary percepts; body art; object art; hypertext; fantastic fiction; minor writing; écriture féminine; queer theory; feminist theory; phenomenology; Gilles Deleuze; engelska; English; Aesthetics; estetik; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This monograph on the œuvre of contemporary American author and multimedia artist Shelley Jackson addresses the question of how literary works employ language to evoke sense impressions. Gilles Deleuze’s notion of aesthetic percepts is drawn on to develop a theory of literary phantom sensations which is then tested on the work of Jackson and related authors. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Capriole in cielo : Aspetti fantastici nel racconto di Gianni Rodari

    Författare :Cecilia Schwartz; Luminitza Beiu-Paladi; Boero Pino; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; the fantastic; children’s literature; Gianni Rodari; crosswriting; Todorov; Rabkin; Held; play; word play; lightness; flying; the child-adult relationship; Italian language; Italienska språket;

    Sammanfattning : The purpose of this dissertation is to study the fantastic in the tales of the Italian children’s author Gianni Rodari. This analysis is grounded in the hypothesis that the fantastic is primarily characterized by two esthetic qualities, play and lightness, both of which are manifested at different levels in these texts, as well as in the relation between children and adults. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Das Phantastische als Erzählstrategie in vier zeitgenössischen Romanen

    Författare :Ulrike Schnaas; Synnöve Clason; Elisabeth Herrmann; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; The fantastic; Todorov; narrative strategy; devices and motifs; functions of the fantastic; liminality; ambivalence; the other; novel of the artist; hybrid genres; intertextuality; Karen Duve; Marie Hermanson; Majgull Axelsson; Elfriede Kern; Phantastik; Tyska; German; German language;

    Sammanfattning : The present dissertation investigates the use of the fantastic and its functions in contemporary prose, the initial hypothesis being that the fantastic is not historically exhausted, but continues to be productive. The major part of this study consists of a close reading of four novels printed between 1995 and 2001: Marie Hermanson’s Värddjuret (1995), Majgull Axelsson’s Aprilhäxan (1997), Karen Duve’s Regenroman (1999) and Elfriede Kern’s Schwarze Lämmer (2001). LÄS MER