Wool and Water is a creative work of 36 poems. This collection examines the relationship between the silent and vocal, between the pastoral and urban. By reconfiguring and retelling the fairy tales and nursery rhymes, this collection seeks to challenge the status quo through trickster-like diction. Themes that are prevalent include: alienation, nourishment, anonymity, and the female body. From the concrete to the lyric, Wool and Water relies upon the process of questioning patriarchal guises. These poems intersect in order to rectify the past and make amends with the present. The female voices that drive these poems are multi-generational.
|School:||Florida Atlantic University|
|School Location:||United States -- Florida|
|Source:||MAI 47/05M, Masters Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||Womens studies, American literature, Rhetoric|
|Keywords:||Original writing, Poetry|
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