Essays about: "Magic realism"

Found 5 essays containing the words Magic realism.

  1. 1. Minerals and Magic Machines: A critical approach to modern agricultural technology and its connection to world-system flows of rare earth elements

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Niklas Sjøbeck Jørgensen; [2018]
    Keywords : Technology; ag-tech; agriculture; Denmark; rare earths; extractivism; mining; China; discourse; reductionism; politics; nature; machines; fetishism; world system; supply chain; critical realism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis connects agricultural technology (ag-tech) within a Danish context to a world system of production in which rare earth elements (REs) play a crucial role. These elements are essential for modern technology. READ MORE

  2. 2. To Write Architecture

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Karin Andreasson; [2018]
    Keywords : literature; library; camouflage;

    Abstract : Why does literature make me feel more than architecture does? Can the tools of a writer be used in creating architecture? How come stories of magical realism sometimes tell more about real life than realistic ones does? Through analysing literature I have found that surprise, repetition, contradiction and tempo are cornerstones for a good reading experience. By embodying these I have attempted to make spaces, sequences and details that are evoking. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sculpting the emotional (magic) space

    University essay from Konstfack/Inredningsarkitektur & Möbeldesign

    Author : Carolina Crespo Uribe; [2017]
    Keywords : colour; geometry; transitions; magic realism; emotional architecture; interiors;

    Abstract : I create spaces, that are presented as sets (scenographies), by working with storytelling, colour, geometry and transitions. By exploring tangible and abstract elements, I compose different atmospheres. Atmosphere is the central aesthetic category in my work, and creating an emotional experience through space is my intention. READ MORE

  4. 4. Realistic Fantasy or Fantastic Realism: On Defining the Genre in Susanna Clarke's Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Carl-William Norrmo Ersgård; [2011]
    Keywords : alternative history; magic; genre; Fantasy; Realism; historical novels; Languages and Literatures;

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  5. 5. Locating the 'inbetween' : Hybridity, Magic and Identity in Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Sektionen för humaniora (HUM)

    Author : Tobias Hedkvist; [2011]
    Keywords : Magical realism; hybridity; magic; metaphor; Salman Rushdie; Homi Bhabha;

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