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Wires that Sputter

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dc.contributor.advisor Brand, Dionne Badour, Britta 2021-08-31T13:41:24Z 2021-08 2021-08-11
dc.description.abstract This thesis is an investigation of conditions that protect and destroy the poet acquainted with violence in the home and beyond personal quarters. With attention to prosody, sonics and orality, the text attempts to uncover a quality of voice that lives within white space in a way that pursues existence in defiance of forces that aim to stifle, minimize, and in many cases, murder. Combining lyric poetry, broken sonnets, found poetry, spoken word, palindromes, and ekphrasis, Badour experiments with artistic tone, literary techniques, and poetic forms, to offer varying images of self-preservation and validation against a backdrop of personal and political disorder. These poems are interested in assessing the conditions of dysfunction to discern what harm is inflicted versus inherited and by what personal circumstances or public systems is peace of mind possible. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Guelph en_US
dc.subject poetry en_US
dc.title Wires that Sputter en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US Creative Writing en_US Master of Fine Arts en_US School of English and Theatre Studies en_US
dc.description.embargo 2999-01-01
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