Title

des-milagros

Identifier

etd-04132013-133658

Degree

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Department

English

Document Type

Thesis

Abstract

My current thesis manuscript, des-milagros, is a collection of poetry in three parts that deals with identity, inter-lingualism, culture, location, violence, masculinity, childhood trauma, and violence against the female body. The poetic voice embarks on an emotional and psychological journey in which he comes to grips with the childhood memory of his mother’s death. He internalizes this violence as it manifests in fragmented voices and episodic moments that haunt him and hinder his ability to articulate the trauma.

Date

2013

Document Availability at the Time of Submission

Secure the entire work for patent and/or proprietary purposes for a period of one year. Student has submitted appropriate documentation which states: During this period the copyright owner also agrees not to exercise her/his ownership rights, including public use in works, without prior authorization from LSU. At the end of the one year period, either we or LSU may request an automatic extension for one additional year. At the end of the one year secure period (or its extension, if such is requested), the work will be released for access worldwide.

Committee Chair

Glenum, Lara

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