Essays about: "Historical fiction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 essays containing the words Historical fiction.

  1. 1. National identity in Sonia Nimr’s children’s book Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Tarek Darwich; [2020]
    Keywords : Anderson; National identity; nationalism; Children’s Literature; Palestinian; imagined communities; Sonia Nimr; Wondrous Journey in strange lands; Arab; history; fiction.;

    Abstract : In this thesis, depending on Benedict Anderson’s Studies of nationalism in his book The Imagined Communities, I will prove that in her historical fiction for children, Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands, the Palestinian writer Sonia Nimr is reviving and reforming Arab national identity. Anderson identifies the nation as a group imagined by its members; the people who perceive and identify themselves as equal members in this group. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lord Language and the Influence of Archetypes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Japanska

    Author : Tobias von Kraemer; [2020]
    Keywords : Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This paper concerns the role language of lord characters in Japanese fiction. The idea of role language is defined by Satoshi Kinsui as certain speech patterns of character types in Japanese fiction. The thesis primarily investigates if lord language from six different lord characters exhibits features from other role languages. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Automated fiction classification : an explorative study offiction classification using machine-learning techniques

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    Author : Olof Falk; [2019]
    Keywords : skönlitteratur; klassifikation; genrer; särdrag; ämne; stil; maskininlärning;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to explore the possibilities and components of employing automated text classification techniques to classify collections of narrative fiction by genre, and also, what linguistic features are prominent in distinguishing genres of fiction. The historical traditions and current practices and theories in the field of fiction classification are outlined, along with central concepts of classification and genre theory. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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