Portland State University. Department of English
Date of Award
Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in Creative Writing
1 online resource (ii, 111 pages)
Loss (Psychology) -- Fiction, Grief -- Fiction, Dance -- Psychological aspects -- Fiction
August Diamond is left lost after the sudden death of her father. The stories in Dance Lessons explore the themes of loss and grief, retreat and return, and finding your true self. The collection is a novel in stories, each story exposing another layer of August's past, her family, and their complicated relationships.
Burch, Kaitlyn, "Dance Lessons" (2013). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 256.