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Author Meissner, Amy
Title A Quick Turn of Soil
book jacket
Descript 265 p
Note Source: Masters Abstracts International, Volume: 43-01, page: 0008
Adviser: Sherry Simpson
Thesis (M.F.A.)--University of Alaska Anchorage, 2004
A Quick Turn of Soil is a collection of linked memoir essays that explore various turning points in my life, each of which resonates independently within a thematic sphere of culture and language. Through the following critical and creative exploration of event and memory, I have come to understand how my experiences as a child, a daughter, a Swede, an American, an artist, an archer, a seamstress, a renovator, a designer, a sister, a granddaughter, a well driller, a traveler, a wife, and a writer have shaped me. What evolves throughout the work is the landscape, the soil, of my life. It turns underfoot as I move from country to country, from moment to moment. It turns in memory. It is identity
School code: 0922
DDC
Host Item Masters Abstracts International 43-01
Subject Fine Arts
0357
Alt Author University of Alaska Anchorage
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