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Skin: Stories, Poems, And Essays, Amanda G. Hadlock 2020 Missouri State University

Skin: Stories, Poems, And Essays, Amanda G. Hadlock

MSU Graduate Theses

This thesis begins with a critical introduction which analyzes the use of objective correlative and varying points of view in creative writing in order to generate dialogue on cultural issues. I relate theories from Edward T. Hall, T.S. Eliot, Mikhail Bakhtin, and Lubomír Doležel to my own writing. Additionally, I situate my own multi-genre writing with work of contemporaries such as Maggie Nelson and Claudia Rankine. My hypothesis is that writers can use an objective correlative (Eliot) from the top of the cultural iceberg (Hall) as an entry point to representing deeper, more fraught cultural issues. Additionally ...


Harvest: Poems, Brittney Allen 2020 Utah State University

Harvest: Poems, Brittney Allen

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

Louise Glück wrote, “the actual making of art is a revenge on circumstance.” The risk, she goes on, is in the possibility of shame. Writing poetry then becomes an act of courage, purchased with sacrifice or loss. “Courage, in this usage, alludes to a capacity for facing down the dark forces.”

In Harvest, a poetry chapbook, the speaker takes revenge on the circumstances of her life by being blunt, bare, and brave on the page. She contends with a male-dominated society and abusive childhood as she moves into adulthood and the supposed saving grace of a marriage. The speaker confesses ...


Heirlooms: A Poetic Exploration Of Inherited Mental Illness, Language, And Domestic Violence, Stephan Antoine Viau 2020 Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Heirlooms: A Poetic Exploration Of Inherited Mental Illness, Language, And Domestic Violence, Stephan Antoine Viau

LSU Master's Theses

Heirlooms is a collection of poems, which traces a fictionalized version of my own history of mental illness, domestic violence, and familial childhood trauma. At the epicenter of each poem is a television screen, which continuously reflects a scene of domestic violence from the kitchen. The glare on this television pursues the narrator across all periods of his life and through all reconfigurations of the living room furniture. There is no angle the television can be placed in that does not catch the kitchen light and reflect back that traumatic image from childhood.

The work recalls Stein’s Tender Buttons ...


Two Poems, David Martin 2020 Wilfrid Laurier University

Two Poems, David Martin

The Goose

Poetry by David Martin.


Green Wall, Nicholas Bradley 2020 University of Victoria

Green Wall, Nicholas Bradley

The Goose

Poetry by Nicholas Bradley.


At The Military Cemetery, Leath Tonino 2020 Wilfrid Laurier University

At The Military Cemetery, Leath Tonino

The Goose

Poetry by Leath Tonino.


So This Nuthatch, Robie Liscomb 2020 Independent scholar/poet

So This Nuthatch, Robie Liscomb

The Goose

Poetry by Robie Liscomb.


Cpr Crash Course, Aylin Malcolm 2020 University of Pennsylvania

Cpr Crash Course, Aylin Malcolm

The Goose

Poetry by Aylin Malcolm.


A Damn Short Prayer, Beth Jane Toren 2020 West Virginia University

A Damn Short Prayer, Beth Jane Toren

Faculty Scholarship

This poster presents a transcript poem created with murder tales in oral history recordings. Leveraging the creative arts of storytelling, transcript poetry and visual orality, the poster brings light and music to Appalachian storyteller voices in tales of shady murders.

The handout presents the poem with visual orality methods juxtaposed beside Standard English orthographic transcription, enabling a visual comparison, a link a video with graphic text and the original voice recordings, and brief readings about concepts and methods.


River Woman By Katherena Vermette, Jessica I. Ruzek 2020 Concordia University

River Woman By Katherena Vermette, Jessica I. Ruzek

The Goose

Review of Katherena Vermette's river woman


Motions Like Sleep In Robert Penn Warren’S “Lullaby”, Cameron Fontes 2020 Western Kentucky University

Motions Like Sleep In Robert Penn Warren’S “Lullaby”, Cameron Fontes

Robert Penn Warren Essay Contest

No abstract provided.


Revisiting "Home" In Ghanaian Poetry: Awoonor, Anyidoho And Adzei, Gabriel Edzordzi Agbozo 2020 Michigan Technological University

Revisiting "Home" In Ghanaian Poetry: Awoonor, Anyidoho And Adzei, Gabriel Edzordzi Agbozo

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

The idea of “home” is a significant occurrence in postcolonial literature, as it connects to other ideas as identity, nationhood, and culture. This paper discusses “home” in Ghanaian poetry focusing on three well-regarded poets: Kofi Awoonor, Kofi Anyidoho, and Mawuli Adzei. These poets come from the Ewe ethnic group, and engage with the Pan-African project in both their scholarly and creative expressions. Drawing on John Berger, Sara Dessen, and Ewe thought on the afterlife, this paper suggests two major types of “home” in the works of these three poets: the physical, and the metaphysical. Physical “home” refer to the Wheta ...


“Where Inner And Outer Meet”: Dissociation And The Creative Process, Joseph Shoulders 2020 Western Kentucky University

“Where Inner And Outer Meet”: Dissociation And The Creative Process, Joseph Shoulders

Robert Penn Warren Essay Contest

No abstract provided.


Through The Scholastic Looking Glass: The Pedagogical Potential Of Textual Deformation For Poetic Studies, Taylor Dietrich 2020 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Through The Scholastic Looking Glass: The Pedagogical Potential Of Textual Deformation For Poetic Studies, Taylor Dietrich

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

This thesis examines the pedagogical usefulness of the antithetical reading model of textual deformation for the study of poetic works. No formal pedagogical plan exists for the education of students in poetic studies through textual deformance. This thesis does not go as far as structuring one in its entirety. Rather, it surveys the digital humanities landscape, showing a collective affinity within a number of textual studies approaches that advocate for textual deformance as useful for interrogating texts, and aligns the overlapping symmetries within those working methodologies with pedagogical imperatives like those embedded in Ryan Cordell’s Kaleidoscopic Pedagogy Laboratory—the ...


Correspondence With The Season Of Autumn, Seth Nevin 2020 Western Kentucky University

Correspondence With The Season Of Autumn, Seth Nevin

Robert Penn Warren Essay Contest

No abstract provided.


Kitchen Light, Sabine Hoskinson 2020 Dartmouth College

Kitchen Light, Sabine Hoskinson

CLAMANTIS: The MALS Journal

No abstract provided.


A Longing, Sabine Hoskinson 2020 Dartmouth College

A Longing, Sabine Hoskinson

CLAMANTIS: The MALS Journal

No abstract provided.


Gone, James Washington Jr. 2020 Dartmouth College

Gone, James Washington Jr.

CLAMANTIS: The MALS Journal

No abstract provided.


Anything Superfluous, Andras Gerevich, Andrew Fenthem 2020 Dartmouth College

Anything Superfluous, Andras Gerevich, Andrew Fenthem

CLAMANTIS: The MALS Journal

No abstract provided.


Whiskey, Adella-Marie G. Cloutier 2020 Dartmouth College

Whiskey, Adella-Marie G. Cloutier

CLAMANTIS: The MALS Journal

No abstract provided.


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