Sökning: "unhomeliness"

Hittade 4 uppsatser innehållade ordet unhomeliness.

  1. 1. Martha's Unhomely Quest for the Homely : A Postcolonial Reading of the Protagonist Martha in Doris Lessing's Martha Quest

    Kandidat-uppsats, Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Författare :Annika Salisbury; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Doris Lessing; double consciousness; Homi Bhabha; Martha Quest; postcolonial theory; unhomeliness; Doris Lessing; dubbelt medvetande; Homi Bhabha; Martha Quest; postkolonial teori; o-hemlikhet;

    Sammanfattning : The protagonist Martha in Doris Lessing’s Martha Quest is born to white British settler parents and grows up in a British colony in southern Africa in the 1930s. Although officially the coloniser rather than the colonised, Martha tries to reject this role mentally, verbally, and physically. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Ambiguity and Ambiguous Identities in Caryl Phillips's Crossing the River

    Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Författare :Susan Doyle; [2016]
    Nyckelord :African diaspora; ambiguity; double consciousness; unhomeliness; mimicry; postcolonial; contrapuntal; imperialist; slavery; ideologies.;

    Sammanfattning : In the first chapter of Crossing the River (1993), Caryl Phillips depicts the dilemma of a fluid identity for the peoples of the African diaspora and their descendants by using ambiguity to simulate feelings of contradiction, liminality and a double consciousness. The first character, Nash Williams, struggles with his cultural identity as an emancipated, black slave and missionary who is repatriated in Africa to convert the pagans of Liberia. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Cultural Trauma and Cultural Identity : A Study of Pilate in Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon

    Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan i Halmstad/Sektionen för humaniora (HUM)

    Författare :Ulrika Persson; [2014]
    Nyckelord :African-American; cultural trauma; cultural identity; identity formation; double consciousness; unhomeliness; the Other ;

    Sammanfattning : This essay is a study of the character Pilate in Toni Morrison’s novel Song of Solomon. It employs a postcolonial theoretical perspective in order to explore the cultural trauma that Pilate experiences in the aftermath of slavery. Furthermore, it analyses the impact of that trauma on the formation of Pilate’s own cultural identity. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Shattered Dreams : An essay analyzing Chanu's assimilation process in Brick Lane

    Uppsats för yrkesexamina på avancerad nivå, Högskolan Kristianstad/Sektionen för lärande och miljö

    Författare :Caroline Harmon; [2014]
    Nyckelord :Post colonial theory; double consciousness; unhomeliness; cultural hybridity; mimicry;

    Sammanfattning : Brick Lane has stimulated a wide range of debates regarding Monica Ali's portrayal of the inhabitants of the area from which the novel has taken its title. This essay claims that assimilation is the key theme of the novel, and that the desire to achieve it is represented most strongly in the character of Chanu. LÄS MER