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dc.contributor.authorRamsey, Caroline Daniel
dc.date.accessioned2014-03-04T18:16:52Z
dc.date.available2014-03-04T18:16:52Z
dc.date.issued2009-05
dc.identifier.otherramsey_caroline_d_200905_ma
dc.identifier.urihttp://purl.galileo.usg.edu/uga_etd/ramsey_caroline_d_200905_ma
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10724/25627
dc.description.abstractThis project analyzes the content and form of autobiographical poems by writers Frank O’Hara and Anne Carson. The paper situates both O’Hara’s and Carson’s poetic autobiographies within the larger contexts of period and genre, as well as within the scope of the authors’ poetic oeuvres. In addition to making substantial comparisons between the two poems, this paper asserts larger claims about O’Hara, Carson, and the generic parameters of poetic autobiography. Specifically, “Question is how they use it – given the limits of the form” argues that each of these experimental poems forges new ground for the poetic autobiography, offering new models for conceiving of selfhood and describing subjective experience. This thesis identifies how and why these innovative works confound preconceived notions of autobiography and poetry by disrupting conventions of gender, space, and number and offering fresh takes on the numerous potential of selfhood.
dc.languageeng
dc.publisheruga
dc.rightspublic
dc.subjectAnne Carson
dc.subjectFrank O’Hara
dc.subjectSincerity in Literature
dc.subjectAmerican Poetry – 20th Century – History and Criticism
dc.title"Question is how they use it -- given the limits of the form"
dc.title.alternativethe inventive autobiographies of Frank O'Hara and Anne Carson
dc.typeThesis
dc.description.degreeMA
dc.description.departmentEnglish
dc.description.majorEnglish
dc.description.advisorSusan B. Rosenbaum
dc.description.committeeSusan B. Rosenbaum
dc.description.committeeTricia Lootens
dc.description.committeeRoxanne Eberle


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