Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Naming the Telephone Wires
by Godbey, William, M.F.A., California State University, Long Beach, 2020, 66; 27955789
Abstract (Summary)

Naming The Telephone Wires is a collection of poems written during my two years in the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program at California State University, Long Beach. The poems in this collection are in conversation with pieces of art from different media. The word “conversation,” is meant to represent that each poem attempts to interact with the work of art it draws from, in the vein of ekphrastic poetry. The primary media of art focused on in this thesis are film and rap music.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Seyburn, Patricia
Commitee: Webb, Charles, Hernandez, David
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: English
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 82/4(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Creative writing, Rhetoric, Music, Modern language
Keywords: Hip-hop music, Poetry collection, Rap music, Naming The Telephone Wires, Creative Writing programs, Conversation, Ekphrastic poetry
Publication Number: 27955789
ISBN: 9798684675416
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