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dc.contributor.advisorTurner, Frederick
dc.contributor.advisorHatfield, Charles
dc.creatorJenkins, Mark Allen
dc.date.accessioned2017-06-26T12:49:48Z
dc.date.available2017-06-26T12:49:48Z
dc.date.created2017-05
dc.date.issued2017-05
dc.date.submittedMay 2017
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10735.1/5440
dc.description.abstractThis creative dissertation is comprised of a poetry collection titled Zanesville & Western and a scholarly apparatus that offers background for the creation of the poetry collection. The purpose of this creative dissertation is to challenge the narrow portrayal regional poetry is typically confined to and to reconsider location as a creative impetus for poetry through the examination of other poets’ work and my own work. My dissertation, which consists of a collection of original poetry accompanied by a scholarly critical essay, reconsiders the history, aesthetics, and politics of place in American poetry. Specifically, my essay argues that place is an inescapable aspect of poetry, and in my poems explore the ways in which place can represent history, both public and personal.
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dc.language.isoen
dc.rightsCopyright ©2017 is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the Eugene McDermott Library. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
dc.subjectRegionalism in literature
dc.subjectAmerican poetry
dc.subjectPoetry of places
dc.subjectMiddle West--Poetry
dc.subjectOhio--Poetry
dc.subjectLouisiana--Poetry
dc.subjectTexas--Poetry
dc.titleZanesville & Western: A Creative Dissertation
dc.typeDissertation
dc.date.updated2017-06-26T12:49:48Z
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thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Texas at Dallas
thesis.degree.departmentHumanities - Aesthetic Studies
thesis.degree.levelDoctoral
thesis.degree.namePHD


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