places we might find her body

Master's Thesis
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places we might find her body is a book about memory, nature, addiction, place, transition, personhood, and, most of all, home. Whether that place is real, imagined, or no longer accessible, the speaker within these poems experiences “home” as both a yearning as well as a site of trauma. They make and unmake themselves, their environment, and those around them in an attempt to understand and reconcile the events that led to their mother’s addiction—and subsequent disappearance—simultaneously as they navigate their own traumas and attempts at reclamation in a queered body.

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Author s.c.bostwick (Sebastian C. Bostwick)
Contributor Joyelle McSweeney, Research Director
Degree Level Master's Thesis
Degree Discipline Creative Writing
Degree Name Master of Fine Arts
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  • MFA-ENGL

Submission Date 2020-04-27
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