Sökning: "postmodernity"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 30 uppsatser innehållade ordet postmodernity.

  1. 1. Three Postmodern Detectives Teetering on the Brink of Madness in Paul Auster´s New York Trilogy : A Comparison of the Detectives from a Postmodernist and an Autobiographical Perspective

    Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Författare :Björn Sondén; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Keywords: postmodernity; chance; identity; solitude and the metaphysical detective story;

    Sammanfattning : As the title suggests, this essay is a postmodern and autobiographical analysis of the three detectives in Paul Auster´s widely acclaimed 1987 novel The New York Trilogy. The focus of this study is centred on a comparison between the three detectives, but also on tracking when and why the detectives devolve into madness. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Slaget om upplysningen – konflikten om den liberala demokratin : En beskrivande och jämförande idéanalys av Michel Foucaults och Jürgen Habermas tolkning av Immanuel Kants svar på frågan: vad är upplysning?

    Kandidat-uppsats, Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Författare :Jesper Piironen; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Enlightenment; Foucault; Habermas; Kant; Liberal democracy; Modernity; Postmodernity;

    Sammanfattning : The Western liberal democracy is today challenged and criticised, mainly from a right-wing nationalist side, but also from a left-wing side. What both sides have in common is a disapproval of universalistic structures, which can be concluded as an opposition against a thinking derived from the modern Enlightenment era. LÄS MER

  3. 3. The Relegation of Female Characters in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

    Kandidat-uppsats, Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Författare :Melinda Riedel; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Mythological criticism; gender performativity; intertextuality; Harry Potter; postmodernity; the archetypical woman;

    Sammanfattning : This essay examines how J.K Rowling´s tendency to draw on intertextuality creates a relegation of female characters in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2014). LÄS MER

  4. 4. Det vita brusets poetik : En konceptuell återerinring av avantgardistisk praxis

    Kandidat-uppsats, Södertörns högskola/Estetik

    Författare :Sedell Néa; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Conceptual Writing; Poetry; Avant-garde; Anti-aesthetics; Archive; Criticism; Spectacle; Postmodernism; Concrete poetry; Situationism; Against expression; Unoriginal genius;

    Sammanfattning : This essay, The Poetics of White Noise - A Conceptual Remembrance of Avant-garde Practice, explores the possibility of a postmodern avant-garde through the critical practice of conceptual writing. By engaging this poetic impulse in a dialogue with two previous avant-garde tendencies, concrete poetry and situationism, I attempt to trace an expansion of the critical potential of poetry in the contemporary spectacle of late capitalism. LÄS MER

  5. 5. An ‘Instagrammable’ Life: Understanding the Motives for Consumption through Instagram Stories

    Magister-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Författare :Loubna Katalin Abdallah; Najwa Ayouche; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Consumption; Postmodernity; Motives; Instagram stories; Social Media; Business and Economics;

    Sammanfattning : The purpose of this thesis is to explore the motivations of young people for manifesting their consumption behavior through Instagram stories. Additionally, the purpose includes gaining an understanding of the way consumption behavior is portrayed... LÄS MER