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Gutland

dc.contributor.authorLear, Megan, author
dc.contributor.authorAusubel, Ramona, advisor
dc.contributor.authorMcConigley, Nina, advisor
dc.contributor.authorChung, Hye Seung, committee member
dc.date.accessioned2023-08-28T10:28:02Z
dc.date.available2025-08-28T10:27:54Z
dc.date.issued2023
dc.description2023 Summer.
dc.description.abstractGutland is a novel that explores the narrator's self-reliance and search for identity as she cares for her partner's child and father in an isolated village. This novel is a work made of fifteen chapters, divided into two parts. The first part focuses on the narrator's straining relationship, struggles to integrate herself, and emotionally troubling duties of caring for someone else's child. This part also details the inner workings of closed-practice groups such as the Primitive Baptists, the hivemind mentality that comes from growing up in a secluded area, and the trials of gardening. The second part looks closely at the women around the narrator, who integrate her into their group of friends, the growing tensions between the narrator and her absent partner, and the bond growing between the narrator and the preacher, a dying man she takes care of.
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dc.format.mediummasters theses
dc.identifierLear_colostate_0053N_17764.pdf
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10217/236881
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
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dc.titleGutland
dc.typeText
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dcterms.embargo.terms2025-08-28
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thesis.degree.disciplineEnglish
thesis.degree.grantorColorado State University
thesis.degree.levelMasters
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)

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