Advisor

Leni Zumas

Date of Award

Winter 3-4-2013

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in Creative Writing

Department

English

Physical Description

1 online resource (ii, 111 pages)

Subjects

Loss (Psychology) -- Fiction, Grief -- Fiction, Dance -- Psychological aspects -- Fiction

DOI

10.15760/etd.256

Abstract

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.

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/9307

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