Date of Award

Spring 5-2015

Degree Type


Degree Name

MA English




Mark Svenvold, M.F.A

Committee Member

Philip Schochet


poetry, Rothko, object, objective, subjective


Throughout the last few years, I have been examining the role that objects play within my poetic production. My hope was to notice my own interaction with objects more precisely and to pursue poetic questions (and philosophical implications about subjectivity and objectivity) that have been asked before by modernist writers such as Gertrude Stein and William Carlos Williams. These two writers in particular had their own reasons for pursuing, through their writing, basic questions about representation of the world in art and language.

Included in

Poetry Commons



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