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När Imperiet Skakade: En postkolonial diskursanalys på The Sydney Morning Herald under åren 1947-1950 i relation till Indiens självständighet
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of Cultural Sciences.
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
When the Empire Shook : A postcolonial discourse analysis on The Sydney Morning Herald between the years 1947-1950 in relation to India's independence (English)
Abstract [en]

This paper aims to demonstrate how the imperial attitude of the British Empire not onlycirculated within the British Isles, but also to and within the colonies, namely Australiain this case. It also shows how the discourse in an australian newspaper, The SydneyMorning Herald, might affect the people reading it and how thoughts about "the other"is reproduced in the media. The years 1947-1950 has been chosen because those werethe years of the Dominion of India, when India first became independent from theBritish Empire, to the formation of the Republic of India in 1950.All this is done by using postcolonial theory and discourse analytic method hand inhand to de-veil the structures of Empire within the media.

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2013. , 38 p.
Keyword [sv]
Diskursanalys, Indien, Australien, Postkolonialism
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-25391OAI: diva2:617295
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Lärarprogrammet, inriktning mot verksamhet i grundskolans senare år och gymnasiet
2013-03-26, Växjö, 16:25 (Swedish)
Humanities, Theology
Available from: 2013-04-29 Created: 2013-04-22 Last updated: 2013-04-29Bibliographically approved

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