English Language and Literature ETDs

Publication Date

9-12-2014

Abstract

What follows is a short story manuscript by Christina Marie Glessner. Each of the stories take place in a fictionalized version of the authors hometown, Carbondale, in northeastern Pennsylvania, home of the first underground coal mines in the nation. The stories explore life in a town wrought by violence and environmental degradation.'

Degree Name

MFA Creative Writing

Level of Degree

Masters

Department Name

English

First Advisor

Mueller, Daniel

First Committee Member (Chair)

Shigekuni, Julie

Second Committee Member

Martin, Gregory

Third Committee Member

Bailey, Tom

Language

English

Keywords

short stories, story collection, coal, Carbondale, northeastern Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania coal, ecofeminism

Document Type

Dissertation

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