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  • 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 ...
  • HisJazzRaptoMe: Hip Hop Vignettes & Quarter Waters 

    Iniguez, Samuel Aguiar
    HisJazzRaptoMe, is a mixing of genres to create a new form of literature reflective of the true form of Hip Hop. In Hip Hop, there are many elements that comprise such culture: emceeing, graffiti writing, break dancing, ...
  • Unfolding Feminism and Femininity 

    McGinnis, Megan
    This project considers my female lineage and my practice of Christian Science as it affects the way I practice feminism and express femininity. I analyze the relationships between media culture, body image, spirituality, ...
  • The Researcher's Book of Her/mes 

    Burgher, Laura
    I will not reveal my secrets. I’ll leave that to the Trickster who rips the curtains away and delights in exposure. I want the mystery to remain. Can there be transparency without revelation? The more I discover, the more ...
  • 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: ...
  • The Spirit Cabinet 

    Smith, Christine Rene
    The Spirit Cabinet is a collection of poems that imagines the thwarted erotic relationship of Salvador Dali and Federico Garcia Lorca, by channeling the voices of their letters to one another. Guided by Gertrude Stein's ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Still We Rise 

    Simmons, Todd Allan
    University of Washington Abstract Still We Rise Todd Simmons Chair of the Supervisory Committee: Writer-in-Residence, Rebecca Brown Creative Writing and Poetics Still We Rise is the story of a Special Olympics basketball ...
  • Water's Work 

    Baker, Sarah
    Water’s Work is a playful exploration of lyric poetry, etymology, and sound. The poems in this collection use repetition, often through off-rhyme, alliteration and consonance, to mimic the rhythm of water and its propelling ...
  • Chairs 

    Coville, Denise
    What drives prose if it isn’t the story? Or rather, what is a story? Anton Chekhov’s famous rule of storytelling suggests that a gun should not be included in the first act if it is not going to be fired in the second, but ...
  • The Beauty of Molokai'i 

    D'Entremont, Sandra
    The Beauty of Molokai'i combines four diverse elements to explore identity and story through associative language and imagery. These four elements include experimental prose/poetry, surrealistic dream journeys, traditional ...
  • Polishing A Gem On The Surface Of The Sea 

    Gaddis, Grace Kelly (2014)
    Polishing a Gem on the Surface of the Sea is a hybrid work that is non-fiction, creative fiction, fiction and poetry but, for classification purposes, I label it fiction. The narrative and poetry sections focus on grief, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • "~" 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 ...
  • Remains 

    Seidemann, Katherine Marie
    to write requires dedication to word selection, imagery illumination, supple flow, integrity, faith, exploration. authors are embedded in their work. there is no way to be rid of the author. the ugliness, inhumanity, ...
  • Thesis: Untitled Collection of Essays 

    Chiavetta, Margaret
    University of Washington Abstract Thesis: Untitled Collection of Essays Margaret Chiavetta Chair of the Supervisory Committee: Guest Advisor Robert Gluck Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences My thesis is a collection ...
  • 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 ...

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