Essays about: "the sublime."

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  1. 1. The Incomprehensible Scale of the Anthropocene: The Relevance of the Sublime in VanderMeer's 'Annihilation' and Anthropocene Fiction

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Leila Francis; [2020]
    Keywords : sublime; Annihilation; Jeff VanderMeer; Anthropocene fiction; climate fiction;

    Abstract : This paper examines the relationship between the sublime and the Anthropocene, the period in earth’s geological history characterized by human impact upon the planet. As the genre of Anthropocene fiction, or climate fiction, has emerged in recent years, difficulties in defining the new genre as well as identifying useful tropes and forms within cli-fi novels has given rise to several proposed methods of understanding the Anthropocene. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Merging of Costumes, Voice & Transcendence

    University essay from Konstfack/Textil

    Author : Amanda Varhaugvik; [2020]
    Keywords : performance art; costume; voice; transcendence; the sublime;

    Abstract : I am an interdisciplinary artist working with a merging of costumes and voice through the performance art medium. In this masters degree project I present costume as the main performer and look at the ability for my performance to create a transcendent experience in a secular art context. READ MORE

  3. 3. Blue Eyes, Lacanian Real : A psychoanalytic reading of Gustav Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för musikvetenskap

    Author : Marco Rep; [2019]
    Keywords : Gustav Mahler; Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen; Psychoanalysis; Lacan; Žižek; three Orders; Repetition compulsion;

    Abstract : Gustav Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (first published 1887) feature as their only character a miserable wayfarer who laments his unrequited love for someone and who, in spite of all his beautiful pastoral surroundings, cannot help but feel deep unhappiness. Using Lacan’s three orders (Imaginary, Symbolic and Real) and further developments of his theory by Slavoj Žižek in The Sublime Object of Ideology, I argue that the eyes of the wayfarer’s beloved are the Lacanian Real that disrupts his symbolic network and thus are the origin of his traumatic existence. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Moat of Finance : Does Complexity Reward the Private Investor?

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande; KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Johan Svanberg; Daniel Max; [2019]
    Keywords : Price to Earning; Price to Book; Dividend Yield; Multi-ratio Strategies; Efficient Market Hypothesis; Modern Portfolio Theory; Excess Returns; Alpha and Stockholm Stock Market.;

    Abstract : This paper evaluates the ability of single and multi-ratio investment strategies, such as P/E, P/B, Magic Formula and Piotroski F-score, to generate excess returns and positive alpha values on the Stockholm Stock Market. Performances of the strategies tested are compared to the Stockholm Stock Market as a whole, also known as the index “OMXSPI”. READ MORE

  5. 5. Imagining intelligent artefacts : Myths and a digital sublime regarding artificial intelligence in Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Axel Allen; [2019]
    Keywords : artificial intelligence; AI; technological myths; Sweden; digital sublime; Vincent Mosco; news media; Svenska Dagbladet; SvD;

    Abstract : Artificial intelligence (AI) has over the past years become a hot topic for discussion in Sweden, as the technology presents exciting unique possibilities and challenges for the country and its citizens. Coverage of AI in Swedish news media presents imagined scenarios with both current and future AI that contribute to myths about how the technology is able to radically transform life, that spring out of a central digital sublime. READ MORE