• Brazen creature 

    Barngrover, Anne (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    Brazen Creature spans a young woman's awakening. The poems' concerns are twofold: violence against women and girls that has become rooted in the land, and verdant female desire in the face of entrenched oppression. In the ...
  • Fire pond and new poems 

    Garratt, Jessica, 1977- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
    The creative portion of this dissertation consists of one full-­‐length manuscript of poems called Fire Pond, which won the Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry and was published by the University of Utah Press in 2009, plus ...
  • My America 

    Parmenter, Chad (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
    My dissertation, my America, is partly a series of poems written from the perspective of Modernist photographer Edward Weston. The first section, “Tina mia,” is situated in the late 1920's, when he had left his lover and ...
  • Songs of Republic: Envisioning Democracy in the American Long Poem 

    Kane, Thomas (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)