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Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

The Sharpest Tooth
by Mullaney, Shea Michael Donovan, M.F.A., University of Massachusetts Boston, 2011, 62; 1503795
Abstract (Summary)

This thesis comprises 38 poems. A mixture of free and formal verse, these collected works include poems created during the author's graduate study in Creative Writing in addition to earlier poems substantially revised during that time period. Themes of the work include family dynamics, social responsibility, eroticism, digital technology, as well as American and queer identity, from a post-structuralist perspective.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Peseroff, Joyce
Commitee: Pawlak, Mark, Schwartz, Lloyd
School: University of Massachusetts Boston
Department: Creative Writing
School Location: United States -- Massachusetts
Source: MAI 50/03M, Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: LGBTQ studies, American literature, Creative writing
Keywords: Creative writing, Digital culture, Erotic poetry, Free verse, Original writing, Post-structuralist verse, Queer poetry
Publication Number: 1503795
ISBN: 978-1-267-10181-5
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