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The New School Creative Writing MFA program theses ➔ Frontiersville

Thesis


Related people/organizations

Nora Suzanne Brooks (author)
Craig Morgan Teicher (thesis advisor)
New School (New York, N.Y.). Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program (sponsoring body)

Date

May 19 2015

Description

The creative project for my MFA thesis was a piece of "Frontiersville," a hybrid novel that makes use of poetic tactics in prose. In the section included, "Alkali," the narrator attempts to make sense of what happened to her great-great-great-great-grandfather who came over the Oregon Trail in 1849 and disappeared for 30 years. The critical project was a review of Maggie Nelson's "The Argonauts," a successful piece of hybrid writing that blends cultural criticism with Nelson's lived experience in order to take a fresh look at the way gender, sexuality and queer family-making operate in our society.

Identifier

NS020404_2015_roben231

Citation

Nora Suzanne Brooks. Frontiersville. May 19 2015. The New School Creative Writing MFA program theses. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 May 2019.

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