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  • B. Traven, un esthète anarchiste 

    Drevet, Severine (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2007)
    Traven est un écrivain à la biographie mystérieuse. L'ensemble du monde littéraire et du monde militant le désigne comme anarchiste, dont nous retrouvons les idées à travers la lecture de ses romans. La poursuite d'un ...
  • Cognitive Mapping im Cyberpunk: Wie Jugendliche Wissen über die Welt erwerben 

    Lohmann, Ingrid (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2002)
    The first part of the article follows Fredric Jameson's analysis of cultural practices in Late Capitalism or Postmodernism. The second part discusses Cyberpunk - already proclaimed dead by some media and literary pundits ...
  • The Dragon Lady's Well Favored Children: The Transition from Corporatist to Individualist in Comic Strips of 1930s 

    Tucker, Michael (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2004)
    In the 1930s the heroes of American comic strips underwent a significant transformation. Beginning as clowns or as personifications of the values of social elites, comic strip heroes were after 1929 increasingly alienated ...
  • El (des)orden social y la representación del castigo en la ficción de Sara Paretsky 

    Ramon-Torrijos, Mar (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2010)
    The concepts defining politics refer to human organizations that legislate rules for people living together in a society. The main purpose is to live in the most harmonious way as possible. It is this search for harmony ...
  • Femme, je vous aime ... '? Nora Roberts, une inconnue sortie de l'ombre dans l'univers sentimental 

    Olivier, Severine (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2008)
    Even today, it is far from easy for a woman author to achieve recognition while working in an almost exclusively feminine genre, despised by the mostly male critics who wield power in the symbolic domain. Authors of romance ...
  • Horreur des villes maudites dans l'oeuvre de H. P. Lovecraft 

    Sayer, Frederic (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2004)
    Howard Phillips Lovecraft is forever weaving the same spider-web, in which both his hero and his readers invariably get caught. The real curse of his ancient cities (R'lyeh, Innsmouth, Arkham, Marblehead, Kingsport, Dunwich ...
  • Horreur, hyperbole et réticence chez Lovecraft 

    Lazzarin, Stefano (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2004)
    The work of Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890-1937) represents a kind of « discursus interruptus » on horror and on the literary language that can best represent it. Lovecraft invents a new kind of horror, more hyperbolic ...
  • (In)visible Generations: Anarchist Technologies and Embodied Resistance 

    McDonald, Riley; McDonald, Riley (2012-08-20)
    This project investigates the employment of new media technologies toward anarchistic revolutionary purposes in three postmodern texts: Williams S. Burroughs’s Nova Trilogy, Thomas Pynchon’s Vineland, and Grant Morrison’s ...
  • L'Autobiography di Carlo Tresca 

    Marazzi, Martino (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2007)
    Carlo Tresca, born in Sulmona in 1879, emigrated to the United States in 1904. His emigration was dictated by both "traditional" and political reasons. He had already been active within the socialist movement in Italy, ...
  • L'ultimo upgrade 

    Pellegrini, Valerio (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2003)
    The symbiosis between man and technology is obvious in the robot who is the main character of the movie Bicentennial Man, adapted in 1999 from Isaac Asimov's short story bearing the same title. The humanist search of ...
  • La Chevauchée médiatique de Buffalo Bill 

    Pons, Christian-Marie (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2002)
    This article studies both the story and the legend of Buffalo Bill. It deals with three separate aspects. First, the transition from history (the real adventures of the hero) to literature (their narration in dime-novel ...
  • La Chick lit ou les mémoires d'une jeune femme 'dérangée' 

    Olivier, Severine (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2007)
    In 1998, in France, Helen FIELDING's Bridget Jones' Diary met with great success and stimulated literary imitators, while on TV, series such as Ally MacBeal and Sex and the City were widely followed. "chick lit" is now in ...
  • La Fiction cyclique, au-delà  des frontières du roman: Asimov, King, Tolkien 

    Besson, Anne (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2002)
    Cyclical fictional universes go beyond the limits of the novel. This first transgression, which is integral to the definition of the cycle itself, provokes what we could call a "will to completeness" in cyclical fiction. ...
  • La Fièvre dans le sens 

    Casta, Isabelle (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2010)
    As the enhanced echo chamber of a society, of its complexities and its world of representations, the thriller prefers private individual conflicts to collective tensions. But beyond the drama and interpersonal conflicts, ...
  • La Planète Mars dans les romans de science-fiction anglo-saxons des années 1990: La Peur du monstre de pierre 

    Villers, Aurelie (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2004)
    When it deals with the planet Mars, nineteen-nineties science-fiction faces an alternative: either the heroes adapt to Mars' hard conditions (and that's "pantropy"), or they adapt Mars to make it livable for human beings ...
  • Le Polar politique: L'é/Etat d'Hózhó dans les romans policiers de Tony Hillerman 

    Rouffanche-Pericat, Cecile (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2010)
    The concepts defining politics refer to human organizations that legislate rules for people living together in a society. The main purpose is to live in the most harmonious way as possible. It is this search for harmony ...
  • Philip K. Dick: Psichedelici orizzonti, perversi accoppiamenti e nuove alterità  

    De Feo, Linda (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2003)
    In Philip K. Dick's narrative hyper-realism, the description of how artificial beings intensify their natural capacities goes back and forth between drug-inspired hypertrophic suggestions, and the chimerical images that ...
  • Psychological Terror and Social Fears in Philip K. Dick's Science Fiction 

    Bettanin, Giuliano (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2004)
    Science-fiction and horror are closely related genres, both belonging to the larger domain of fantastic literature. They share a partly common history. This article aims to examine how Philip K. Dick, one of the most ...
  • Quand la science-fiction précède la science : La Conception de l'histoire d'Isaac Asimov dans Fondation 

    Grimoult, Cedric (Dalhousie University. Electronic Text Centre, 2005)
    In the initial Foundation trilogy (1941-1953), Isaac Asimov adopts a probability-based view of human history, resulting from accidental events brought together by the selective pressure of diverse socio-cultural factors. ...