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Date Permissions Signed

5-7-2013

Date of Award

2013

Document Type

Masters Thesis (Campus-Only Access)

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Department

English

First Advisor

De la Paz, Oliver, 1972-

Second Advisor

Guess, Carol, 1968-

Third Advisor

Lundeen, Kathleen, 1951-

Abstract

Movements in Air Conditioning is a collection of poems that explores the obstacles inherent in creating a new sense of home in a country that is far from familiar. Divided into four sections, this collection investigates the dense history of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, the compassion and inclusiveness of the modern family, the struggle to demonstrate personal and professional relevance, and finally what lingers after the Westerner's exodus.

Type

Text

Publisher

Western Washington University

OCLC Number

842973176

Digital Format

application/pdf

Geographic Coverage

Mauritania

Genre/Form

Academic theses

Language

English

Rights

Copying of this thesis in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this thesis for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author's written permission.

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