Essays about: "Historical fiction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 essays containing the words Historical fiction.

  1. 1. Representing Truth Through Narrative : The Use of Historiographical Techniques in Creative Non-Fiction

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : André Kavalieris Galvão; [2019]
    Keywords : Historiography; Narrative; Representation; Five C’s; Canning and Postlewait; White; Andrews and Burke.;

    Abstract : This essay is an attempt to show how certain elements, or techniques of history writing, can be used in creative non-fiction. It uses three major sources of theory. READ MORE

  2. 2. “There’s More to Life ThanSitting There SimplyInterfacing” : David Foster Wallace and his Reader in a Literature afterPostmodernism

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för kultur och estetik

    Author : Andrea Minucci; [2018]
    Keywords : David; Foster; Wallace; Postmodernism; Literature; Infinite; Jest; Death of the Author; media studies; image-fiction; intermediality; transmediality; narrative; theory; narratology; heteroglossia; ekphrasis;

    Abstract : David Foster Wallace felt that literature was at a historical crossroad, and thatpostmodernism had passed the point which it could still be considered a'revolutionary' cultural phenomenon. He felt that the capitalistic machinery of TVand advertisement had absorbed the postmodernist techniques of pastiche,deconstruction and rejection of a distinction between high and low culturalmodels, to a point where there was no longer a difference between reality and itsown representation. READ MORE

  3. 3. What are the main factors affecting movie profitability?

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik; KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Karl Wallström; Markus Wahlgren; [2018]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of two parts which both focus on the profitability of movies with a theatrical release. The first part has examined if it is possible to create a model for predicting and understanding the profitability of movies. Factors that influence the profitability have also been identified. READ MORE

  4. 4. Good cop, bad cop? : A corpus analysis on the semantic prosody of the noun cop

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Simon Lund; [2018]
    Keywords : Corpus linguistics; semantic prosody; cop; corpus; Korpuslingvistik; semantisk prosodi; cop; korpus;

    Abstract : The public opinion on the favourability towards the police varies greatly in the different populations in the United States. This is a corpus linguistic study that investigates a possible change in semantic prosody of the word cop. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mad or Misunderstood? A Study of the Different Portrayals of Mr. Rochester's First Wife in Jane Eyre and Wide Sargasso Sea

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Hedda Törntorp; [2018]
    Keywords : Biographical Criticism. Historical Criticism. Psychology. Madness. Post- Colonialism. 19th century literature. 20th century literature. Bertha Mason. Antoinette Cosway.; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Jane Eyre (1847), written by Charlotte Brontë, remains a classic, 170 years later. Mr. Rochester’s secret wife locked away in an attic, Bertha Mason, is the antagonist in the novel. However, in Wide Sargasso Sea (1966) written by Jean Rhys around a century later, the character has been rewritten as Antoinette Cosway. READ MORE