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  • [2011-08-17] The Paper-Haired God 

    Boat, Chris
    This dissertation consists of a novella entitled The Paper Haired God. It is the story of a man named Jason who one day (after dropping his wife Akiko off at the airport to visit friends) decides to crawl into the cabinet ...
  • [2011-08-17] Paydazed and a Song for Shenandoah 

    Vargas, Richard R.
    My dissertation consists of poetry and two non-fiction essays written during my enrollment in the Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts program at the University of New Mexico. The manuscript begins with an essay detailing ...
  • [2014-07-12] Persons Unknown 

    Dolan, Ben
    In this memoir, I attempted to understand and rectify my own religious upbringing, my teenage addiction to pornography, and the love of literature I discovered in college with my conversion to Orthodox Christianity in my ...
  • [2011-08-19] Playwright as Enchanter: A Compositional Method in Dramatic Writing 

    Hernandez Escobar, Georgina
    The plays The Circuz and The Ruin are shaped by a compositional method that I will describe as Playwright as Enchanter. I explore the use of semiotics, fantasy, myth, folklore, and the Pictoral Imagination and how they ...
  • [2012-08-28] The Plight of Rudy "Gordo" Sanchez and Other Short Stories 

    Rubalcava-Talamantes, David Andrew
    “The Plight of Rudy “Gordo” Sanchez and Other Short Stories” is a collection of one novella and nine short stories dealing with a broad range of themes like borders, immigration, race, sex, sexuality, violence, religion, ...
  • [2011-08-31] The Random Occurrence of Parallel Acts 

    Rickert, Linda
    The essays held in this collection when viewed as a whole illustrate the destructive repetitive acts of four generations of addiction and how these acts influenced each coming generation. They also demonstrate the inability ...
  • [2015-06-24] Re-Contextualizing the Patriarch: Understanding Fathers and Sons 

    Hathaway, Kevin J.
    This essay will explore the spiritual leadership role of the patriarch with regards to my upbringing in River Road Fellowship, a non-denominational cult of roughly ninety people located in central Minnesota. It will also ...
  • [2013-07-11] The Real and Represented Ophelia: An Investigation of Choreographing Women's Madness in Concert Dance 

    Garcia, Jacqueline M.
    The character Ophelia, from William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, is an iconographic symbol and cultural emblem of beauty, death and madness. For over four hundred years, her vividly described and picturesque death has inspired ...
  • [2012-07-06] Reconstructing My Mother 

    Simpson, Jennifer
    Set against the backdrop of turning 40, watching her sister battle cancer, and losing her father, Reconstructing My Mother is a memoir chronicling Jennifer’s journey to get to know her mother who died from cancer when ...
  • [2014-09-12] Selections from SHADOWS OF CLOUDS ON THE MOUNTAINS 

    Smith, Mike
    The following essays are all chapters from a larger work, Shadows of Clouds on the Mountains, a sort of life-spanning nonfiction Ulysses, a literary mixtape in which every chapter takes a different form, and every chapter's ...
  • [2013-07-11] Skinning the Deer: A Love Story 

    Campbell, Heather
    This dissertation consists of a novel entitled Skinning the Deer: A Love Story. Alternating between the landscapes of New Mexico and rural Maine, the novel examines the life of tortured lesbian Hannah Huff and the brutal ...
  • [2012-07-05] Some Truths, Some Lies 

    Richardson, Suzanne
    A collection of short stories and nonfiction essays
  • [2011-08-17] Story of the Tierra Psycho 

    Serna, Rudolfo
    A novel that speculates on what would happen if a green sky appeared and all known electrical power stopped. The characters must move to survive as wild fires rage the mesa, wilderness, and riverside landscape.
  • [2009-01-29] Theatre/Games: The Poetics, Ludology & Narrative in Video Game and Dramatic Structure 

    Diel, Matt
    This paper discusses the potential avenues of relationship between interactive media, particularly video games, and more traditional forms of theatrical production. It looks at the major theoretical paradigms of game ...
  • [2013-07-11] This Side Up, Upside Down 

    Nunez, Adam Christopher
    This Side Up, Upside Down is a collection of one short novella and six short stories dealing with themes of guilt, disconnection, mis-creation, aging, death, grief, and time. The stories mostly follow the life of Theo ...
  • [2011-08-17] Twine Ball: Stories 

    Karas, Felicia Megan, 1983-
    This dissertation is comprised of seven works of short fiction that revolve around contemporary life in the Upper Midwest and a nonfiction critical preface that illustrates author’s creative concerns and influences in ...
  • [2014-09-12] Until We Sink and other stories 

    Glessner, Christina
    What follows is a short story manuscript by Christina Marie Glessner. Each of the stories take place in a fictionalized version of the author’s hometown, Carbondale, in northeastern Pennsylvania, home of the first underground ...
  • [2013-07-11] The Verging Cities 

    Scenters-Zapico, Natalie
    The Verging Cities is a collection of poems about the sister cities of El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua México. It is divided into four sections. The first takes place mostly in a domestic sphere exploring the ...
  • [2011-08-31] The View From Here 

    Tetangco, Samantha Erin
    Set against the backdrop of both San Francisco and Los Angeles, The View From Here is a community-based novel that alternates point of view between four characters: Jackie Saunders, an overnight desk clerk searching ...
  • [2012-07-03] What a Bitch: The Complexities of Gender in Playwriting 

    Chavez, Lawrence
    Harvesting pain to create difficult female characters that serve as the emotional catalysts for the plot is explored in my plays, Caballos Muertos and Señora de la Pinta. I discuss why I have chosen to reclaim the word ...