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Date Permissions Signed

4-9-2018

Date of Award

Spring 2018

Document Type

Masters Thesis (Campus-Only Access)

Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Department

English

First Advisor

Kahakauwila, Kristiana

Second Advisor

Miller, Brenda, 1959-

Third Advisor

Loar, Christopher F.

Abstract

The Unfurling Frond is a collection of essays, hybrid-texts, poetry, and images that explores place and time. The collection wrestles with the concept of what it means to transform through time in relationship through a transnational narrative. The central question of this work is how can I call New Zealand home and what are the complications that arise in the process? In the text the layering of form, imagery, and language simulates the way distance and time create the space for becoming and belonging. Throughout, this compilation examines how a sense of home and history intermingle to create a sense of rootedness.

Type

Text

Publisher

Western Washington University

OCLC Number

1031117480

Genre/Form

masters 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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