Sökning: "ecocriticism"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 62 uppsatser innehållade ordet ecocriticism.

  1. 1. “A sickness that could kill a dozen pigs in a single day”: An ecocritical approach to Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Buried Giant

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Författare :Alexander Sloots; [2021]
    Nyckelord :Kazuo Ishiguro; The Buried Giant; Ecocriticism; Languages and Literatures;

    Sammanfattning : This essay will analyze Kazuo Ishiguro’s fantasy (or anti-fantasy) novel The Buried Giant (2016) from an ecocritical approach, with the aspiration to commence an ecocritical dialogue regarding the novel, which, at the time writing this, is non-existent. The first part of the analysis examines the portrayal of nature in The Buried Giant. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Idylliska lögner och sanningar om idyllen : Ett ekokritiskt perspektiv på Vladimir Nabokovs Lolita

    Kandidat-uppsats, Umeå universitet/Institutionen för kultur- och medievetenskaper

    Författare :Kajsa Örneke; [2021]
    Nyckelord :Vladimir Nabokov; Lolita; Ecocriticism; Nature; Pastoral; American Suburb; Pedophilia; Vladimir Nabokov; Lolita; Ekokritik; Natur; Pastoral; Amerikanska förorten; Pedofili;

    Sammanfattning : In this essay, I analyze Vladimir Nabokov's novel Lolita from an ecocritical perspective. I try as far as possible to ignore the pedophile theme and instead focus on the thematic environment: nature, places and language. LÄS MER

  3. 3. En postmodern PrometheusNatur, teknikoch transtematik i Frankisssteinav Jeanette Winterson

    Magister-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Författare :Maria Ramnehill; [2020-01-23]
    Nyckelord :Jeanette Winterson; trans ecology; transgender studies; ecocritcism; environmental humanities;

    Sammanfattning : This essay applies a trans ecological perspective to the transgender motif in Jeanette Winterson’s novel Frankissstein. A love story, a novel about transhumanism, artificial intelligence and humans relationships to the body, nature and technology. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The Animal in the Mirror : Zoomorphism and Anthropomorphism in Life of Pi

    Master-uppsats, Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Författare :Miryam Bernadette Danielsson; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Life of Pi; anthropomorphism; zoomorphism; anthropophagy; cannibalism; ecocriticism; animal studies; human-animal dualism; Yann Martel; cartesian dualism; animal philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : This essay explores the application of zoomorphism and anthropomorphism in Yann Martel’s novel Life of Pi. The novel, rather than being a mere shipwreck-narrative or a miraculous tale with religious overtones, is also a story about the complicated and perhaps inevitably divided relationship between humans and animals. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Skenet Bedrar : En ekokritisk studie av förvandlingstematiken i Skönheten och Odjuret och Nötknäpparen och Råttkungen

    Kandidat-uppsats, Södertörns högskola/Litteraturvetenskap

    Författare :Louise Tiger; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Beauty and the Beast; Nutcracker and the Mouse King; Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve; E. T. A. Hoffmann; ecocriticism; animal studies; fairy tales; magic; transformation; Skönheten och Odjuret; Nötknäpparen och Råttkungen; ekokritik; magi; förvandling; sagor; litterära djurstudier;

    Sammanfattning : The following essay investigates the artificial magic environment in two fairy tales with similar tropes and themes, to find out if the magic is necessary for the growth of the characters. The ecocritical movement constitutes the essay’s theoretical background in order to shine a light on the physical nature that has been slightly neglected when it comes to discerning the inner nature of the heroines in these stories. LÄS MER