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Date Permissions Signed

5-13-2016

Date of Award

Spring 2016

Document Type

Masters Thesis (Campus-Only Access)

Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Department

English

First Advisor

Trueblood, Kathryn R., 1960-

Second Advisor

Guess, Carol, 1968-

Third Advisor

Youmans, Greg, 1977-

Abstract

This project is the beginning of an historical fiction novel that explores the Taos, New Mexico artist colony of the 1930s, and is part of a larger recovery project related to these overlooked artists. Although the novel tells its story through the perspectives of several other characters, the primary character and interest is author Myron Brinig, one of the first American Jewish novelist to write about gay life with any depth. Also through these characters, Heart’s Desire explores a variety of themes, most notably those of identity and isolation.

Type

Text

Publisher

Western Washington University

OCLC Number

950397101

Digital Format

application/pdf

Subjects – Names (LCNAF)

Brinig, Myron, 1897-1991

Geographic Coverage

Taos (N.W.)

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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