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    • "~" 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Quivering Tongues 

      Savora, Diana Karice
      Quivering Tongues is a collection of poems that examines the notion of history--real and imagined, personal and public--in order to create an elastic identity through different stages of life that is about as tangible as ...
    • Read Without Listening 

      Carter, Chelsea Clarice
      One thing I observed, while sifting through artifacts and the memories of women I have known during the ten years I have been a single parent, is how our culture uses law to define and enforce right and wrong. I noticed ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Tales from Here and There 

      Huskamp, Andrew
      Tales From Here and There is a two part compilation that features fairy tales and poetics statements. The interconnected fairy tales provide the preliminary structure for a secondary fantasy world. They offer insight into ...
    • 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 ...
    • Toeing the Line: A Short Story Collection about Class and Government 

      Quinteros, Penny R.
      Toeing the Line: A Short Story Collection about Class and Government includes two parts: the first is an artist statement/poetics essay, the second is a creative ensemble of short stories. The essay delves into the ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...