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Date of Award
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Miller, Brenda, 1959-
Trueblood, Kathryn R., 1960-
Dietrich, Dawn Y., 1960-
The essays, stories, and novel sections within this multi-genre collection have been assembled through the process of creating small fragments and parts. Through juxtaposition these small parts create multi-genre narratives. The first section, Family Artifacts, is comprised of two creative non-fiction essays tackling complex family dynamics, identity, class, and gender. The same subjects are extended into fiction in the second section titled Story Scraps featuring a short story and sections of a novel in-progress. This thesis offers vastly different ex-amples of the author's voice and range as she works through the dangerous territories of complicated cultural and personal questions within the landscape of a multi-genre collection.
Families, Creative writing
Western Washington University
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Morris, Caitlin, "Here. Shake: a box of stories" (2014). WWU Graduate School Collection. 333.