Title

Places That Are Far Away

Identifier

etd-04272012-011005

Degree

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Department

English

Document Type

Thesis

Abstract

Abstract Places That Are Far Away is a book of poems that explores the performance of masculinity through motifs of travel, pageantry, joke telling and others. It also explores themes of colonization, political rhetoric, capitalism and the possibility of love in a world saturated by the narratives of contemporary structures of power. It fulfills the guidelines for a creative thesis in order to complete the MFA in Creative Writing at Louisiana State University.

Date

2012

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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