Date of Award

12-2021

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

M.F.A.

Degree Program

Creative Writing

Department

Fine Arts

Major Professor

Goodman, Richard

Second Advisor

Gisleson, Anne

Third Advisor

James, Juyanne

Abstract

Abstract

Shatter and Tar is a memoir about the author’s seeking of freedom and authenticity, and the high hurdles such an endeavor entails coming from a background of poverty and abuse.

Keywords: class; counterculture; family; abuse; poverty; freedom; authenticity; relationships

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The University of New Orleans and its agents retain the non-exclusive license to archive and make accessible this dissertation or thesis in whole or in part in all forms of media, now or hereafter known. The author retains all other ownership rights to the copyright of the thesis or dissertation.

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