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    • The Art of Multiple Plotlines: A Close Examination of Three Generational Novels 

      Shushan, Adrianne P.
      In order to answer the craft question of how multiple timelines and plotlines are handled within a single novel, I perform a close reading and analysis of three multi-generational novels: Everything is Illuminated, by ...
    • Critic, Reader, Fan: Modernism and Textual Poaching in H.D., Mina Loy and Gertrude Stein 

      Zygutis, Linda
      Textual poaching, to use Henry Jenkins’ now-famous terminology, is the realm of the nomad. This figure, this potential author, has no voice within the canon in which they are heavily invested, and thus transforms that ...
    • The Modern Animal 

      Dwyer, Anne
      The Modern Animal explores transformations in human-animal relationships in the trans-Atlantic world from the early nineteenth century through the middle of the twentieth century. In tracking four major emergences - the ...
    • Modernism's History of the Earth 

      Miller, Megan Ann (2012-09-13)
      This dissertation explores how a handful of modernist poets and novelists responded creatively to developments in geology, evolutionary biology, and astronomy between the 1920s and the 1960s. Critical accounts of modernism ...
    • Plastic / Explosive: Claude Cahun and the Politics of Becoming Otherwise 

      Helterbrand, Ryan
      Plastic / Explosive: Claude Cahun and the Politics of Becoming Otherwise is the first full-length English-language treatment of the long-neglected political work of Claude Cahun, a French Surrealist writer and activist ...
    • School of Unlikeness: American Poetry and the Creative Writing Workshop 

      Cohen, Sarah (2012-09-13)
      This dissertation is a study of the creative writing workshop as a shaping institution of American poetry in the twentieth century. It takes as its starting point the observation that in the postwar period the rise of ...
    • Steeple dwarfed by power lines: poems 

      Yencich, Joseph Andrew (2013-07-25)
      Poems completed as part of the requirement for the University of Washington's Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
    • The Way Up 

      Fan, Fonda Z. (2013-07-25)
      University of Washington An examination of love, duty, and the moral choices that we are both bound and released by. "The Way Up" Fonda Zhu Fan Chair of the Supervisory Committee: Shawn Wong Creative Writing
    • "Who's Kidding Who": Humor in Poetry 

      Louie, Cameron Quan
      Why do some poems make us laugh? Is there something unique about the way humor works in poetry? While poetry may not be the medium typically associated with humor, humor is certainly abundant in poetry. As other authors ...