Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Darkness and Luck
by Prado, Jose Javier, M.F.A., California State University, Long Beach, 2019, 117; 13859117
Abstract (Summary)

Darkness and Luck is a collection of loosely interrelated short stories that focus on the members of a group of young adults living in Southern California. The stories and characters explore the themes and subjects of friendship, love, sexuality, gender, and trauma. The stories told in this collection are fictional, but they are experiences that reflect the lives and the truth of many real individuals. Darkness and Luck was written with that hope that these stories would resonate with individuals who feel underrepresented in the media—particularly with individuals who are queer and LatinX.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Glatt, Lisa
Commitee: Seyburn, Patty, López, Dennis
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: English
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 81/1(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Creative writing, LGBTQ studies, Latin American Studies
Keywords: Gender, LatinX, Queer, Sexuality, Trauma
Publication Number: 13859117
ISBN: 9781085558488
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