Essays about: "travel writing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words travel writing.

  1. 1. Exploring a Web of Carriers Promoting the Travel of an Idea : the Case of a Circular Fashion System

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Isabel Rudberg; Frida Ottow; [2018]
    Keywords : carriers; idea travel; idea translation; ecologies of translation; circular economy; circular fashion; institutional theory;

    Abstract : In previous research, attention is given to the travel and translation of ideas in order to capture how ideas flow and by whom. External actors, so called carriers, promote certain ideas and discard others, further playing a significant part in the institutionalization of ideas. READ MORE

  2. 2. THEATRICAL PHYSICS: WHAT MIGHT IT BE?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Cecilia Runesson; [2016-06-17]
    Keywords : Theatrical physics; performative writing; post-dramatic performance; post- spectacular performance; lecture performance; performance lecture; ritual performance; visual dramaturgy; Para-theatrical catchment area: Combining the act of showing with the act of watching; Non-illusion; Closed circuit; Gravity; Strenght.;

    Abstract : The project aims to find the links between theatre and physics and to gather response around the idea of ”theatrical physics” – what might it be? My project circles around the possibility of connecting physics and theatre in order to understand the basic nature of what theatre is and perhaps to expand the idea of what theatre might be. The text has the structure of a travel log, a journey journal, that takes the reader on an expedition through my process of exploring this theme. READ MORE

  3. 3. Resistance Through Space : A Comparative Study of Narrative and Space in Naked Lunch and On the Road

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Luca Pirro; [2016]
    Keywords : Beat; space; resistance; control; cut-up; travel narrative; Kerouac; Burroughs; Foucault;

    Abstract : This essay compares two influential novels from the Beat era, William Burroughs’ Naked Lunch and Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, and how they use the spatial dimension of writing as a tool for resistance. The spatiality of Kerouac’s travel narrative is compared to the spatiality of Burroughs cut-up narrative, and the spaces of cities and the road are analyzed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Carbon and curriculum : towards evidence-based climate change education in Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Christopher Wynes; [2015]
    Keywords : sustainability science; high school; carbon footprint; individual; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Despite an overwhelming scientific consensus that climate change is a threat to our society, many young Canadians do not view it as a major issue. This suggests flaws in the way that youth are educated on climate change. I therefore investigated climate change education in Canada to recommend improvements. READ MORE

  5. 5. From China to England : A comparison between Lao She's ErMa and contemporary travel writings by travellers to China and Europe

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kinesiska

    Author : Evelina Bengtsson; [2015]
    Keywords : Lao She; ErMa; travel writing; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : 本文主要探讨中国作家老舍的小说作品《二马》,主要描述两位中国人在二十世纪初 客居英国的生活与遭遇, 包括了许多中国人和英国人相互之间所存在的文化差异与偏 见。本文将针对《二马》中所描绘的文化差异与偏见, 与二十世纪初到过中国和欧洲 旅行者所著作的非小说类作品进行比较,以判断这些文化差异与偏见是来自于老舍个 人写作的想像,还是在当时可能是真实存在的。.. READ MORE