Show simple item record Whaley, Kayla 2019-02-21T17:44:58Z 2019-02-21T17:44:58Z 2019-01-03
dc.description.abstract In this collection of essays, a young girl keeps discarded butterfly wings in a secret box in her desk. Prayer healers and medical researchers compete for a preteen's faith. A college student finds friendship and heartache in a toxic, sexually-charged quartet. And after acquiring a feeding tube, a young woman finds solace in learning the intimate rhythms of her stomach. Blending narrative essay, lyric essay, and micro-memoir, AN ABSURDITY OF BODIES explores the physical, emotional, and sensual realities of inhabiting a body and the processes by which we become acquainted with our own physical selves and those of others. en_US
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dc.publisher The University of Tampa en_US
dc.subject Essays en_US
dc.subject Creative nonfiction en_US
dc.subject Lyric essay en_US
dc.title An Absurdity of Bodies en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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