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    • 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, ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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: ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...