Identifier

etd-04052007-131133

Degree

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Department

English

Document Type

Thesis

Abstract

The short stories in my thesis explore the lives of two young women from Fayetteville, North Carolina. I’m interested in family problems, and I try to write about them honestly. In my fiction, corruption fascinates me; complicity fascinates me. I’m also interested in our capacity to feel love and our failure to do so: The stories in my thesis reflect that. I began working on my stories in 2002, but most of the writing was completed during my three years at Louisiana State University.

Date

2007

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

James Wilcox

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