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Title

Skin

Document Type

Campus Access

Degree Program

English

Degree Type

Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)

Year Degree Awarded

2011

Month Degree Awarded

May

Keywords

fiction, Guatemala, interpersonal boundaries, social norms, psychodermatology

Abstract

Skin is a novel set in Guatemala which uses narrative shifts in tense and perspective to investigate interpersonal boundaries, social norms, and isolation. It involves a wall, a mole, psychodermatology, limerence, excretion, and the lake.

First Advisor

Christopher Bachelder

Second Advisor

Sabina Murray

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