Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

CTRL-ALT-DELETE
by James, Jessica, M.F.A., California State University, Long Beach, 2013, 102; 1523196
Abstract (Summary)

This thesis examines concepts of control, alternation, and deletion (CTRL, ALT, DELETE) through the poetic process. By examining some of the specific poems presented here, one can see the effects of literary and social critics including Michel Foucault, Hart Crane, and Adrienne Rich on my poetry. Thematically, structurally, and linguistically, the poems in this thesis address contemporary concerns and ask the reader to face the challenges of postmillennial life with creativity, empathy, and humor.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Webb, Charles H.
Commitee: Mohr, William, Seyburn, Patricia
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: English
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 52/01M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Comparative literature, American literature
Keywords:
Publication Number: 1523196
ISBN: 9781303204852
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