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    • Autoorthography: an exploration of identity poetics with poetry 

      Harrison, Aimee C.
      This paper explores a poetics of hiding through explorations of language, identity, and literary influences. My preliminary findings are presented as poetic prose, scientific descriptions and small memoirs. Though fragmented, ...
    • Blade Against the Heart 

      Loomis, James
      An account of the adventures of Luke Muston, a protégé of Italian sword master Vincentio Saviolo, as he tries to find a place for himself in London in 1592. While it follows the pacing and rhythms of historical romance, ...
    • The Boatman of Hades 

      McArthur, Colin J.
      University of Washington Abstract The Boatman of Hades Colin McArthur Chair of the Supervisory Committee: Rebecca Brown Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences—Bothell The Boatman of Hades follows the life of Odis Heathman: ...
    • California Calling 

      Singer-Velush, Natalie
      California Calling is a literary memoir that traces the narrator’s story of crossing over into California from Canada at sixteen and her desire to assimilate into both a place and herself. By asking what it means to be ...
    • The Chirurgeon 

      Boucher, John B.
      "The Chirurgeon" is a collection of poems created via "chirurgy," a new compositional method developed for this volume. Chirurgy employs various procedural and creative writing techniques to produce entirely new poems from ...
    • County 

      Sanders, David Alan
      County is a book that examines relationships and forms myths through careful examination of and conversation with family photographs. The book relies heavily on the passing down of stories from one generation to the next. ...
    • Dieter 

      Light, Lauren Meg
      Dieter is a fictional account how the sins of the father can continue to reverberate for thousands of years. Told from the point of view of Snow, Hazard's (formally known as Dieter) mid-twenties estranged daughter, the ...
    • The Feminology of Spirit 

      Featherly, Lynarra Joan
      The work of the Feminology, in both process and product, is work born out of sifting through, listening and selecting-out from Hegel’s language in the preface to his Phenomenology of Spirit. The Feminology, then, is poetry ...
    • Fourteen 

      Queen, Talena Lachelle
      <italic>Fourteen<italic> takes on difficult topics such as chattel slavery, sexual violence, racism and discrimination. I use music, tangents and a prejudicial preference for the number fourteen as tools to aid my telling. ...
    • Fractured Poetics and Creation 

      Phillips, Billy Solon
      The imaginations is the human being's core intellectual generative power, but is neglected in Western life. Being more important it is also more dangerous than previously realized. Fractured Poetics and Creation is a ...
    • Helene & Writing Abuse, Shame, and Death: A Poetics of Spirit within the Failing Body 

      Gregory, Tracy Jane
      Helene is a cross-genre text through the lens of a young female woman, Helene, that both ruminates on the grief caused by having a female body, specifically one that fails to meet the expectations of others, and pays homage ...
    • Love & Courage: Historic Fiction 

      Brown, Susan Marie
      The main section of Love & Courage is a collection of seventeen short fiction stories inspired by gravestone inscriptions found in Scotland, England, and Wales during independent research study abroad travels in 2013; and ...
    • Love Poems to the Poet's Body 

      Sharp, Travis
      This is an abstracted narrative of recuperation. These poems attempt to salvage a body marked by physical and cultural violence. Beginning with a series of "love poems" that address the body as an other, the poems move ...
    • "~" A Mash-Up: A Poetics of Defiance in the Age of the Internet of Everything 

      Mathison, Tiare Louise
      A-Mashup. I borrow this word from the pop/rock music scene where the word `DJ' now refers to someone who has multiple turntables at her fingertips, along with her computer, so she can `mash' the music together. My fingers ...
    • On My Mind 

      Shaw, Carol Anderson
      University of Washington Abstract On My Mind Carol Anderson Shaw Chair of the Supervisory Committee: Assistant Professor Sarah Dowling School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Science On My Mind engages with complex issues of ...
    • Ordinary Saints and Monsters 

      Bauer, Ellen Victoria
      Ordinary Saints and Monsters is a collection of short stories all centered on the topic of abortion in North America. The stories of clinic workers, patients, volunteers, and others connected to the topic are included in ...
    • Phrases Of The Moon 

      Paschall, Michael William
      Phrases Of The Moon is a collections of prose-poems, parables, riddles, aphorisms, and short stories linked together to form a web of creative mystery and revelation. Kafka, Borges, Mallarmé, and Nabokov are some of the ...
    • A Poetics of Miscommunication 

      Satlin, Joseph David Louis Alan
      An analysis of the concept of miscommunication in and through literature. Primary sources include the novels of Samuel Beckett and Reader-response theory, particularly in the writings of Wolfgang Iser. This thesis problematizes ...
    • Private Browsing 

      Brown, Scott Whittlesey
      Private Browsing is a literary novel about 30-year-old Lauren Donaldson dealing with the death of her twin sister. Lauren learns secrets about her dead sister and struggles with the thought that something is wrong with her ...
    • Probably It Will Not Be Okay 

      Blakeslee, Rebecca
      Why was I so caught up in the “real story”? So certain there was something to be told. So certain there needed to be something holding things together. Where does this desire come from, the desire to impose meaning or ...