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Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
English (Arts and Sciences)
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The looming figure of God, at times metaphorical, at times literal, is both present and absent throughout the body of Crawl Space. It’s through this representation of the ineffable that the thesis attempts to cast light on memories both tragic and redemptive, these moments that come to shape identity. Death, intimacy, displacement, and violence permeate the text, which seeks to find beauty in the dark and commonplace, humor in the strange, and crawl in that dank space beneath the surface where, sometimes, the work must be done.
crawl; space; wrestling; wythe
Joyner, W. Chris, "Crawl Space" (2012). Open Access Theses. 325.