• Amulet 

    Kartalopoulos, Stephanie (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    The creative portion of this dissertation consists of my first poetry manuscript called Amulet. The poems are prefaced by a critical essay, “The Confessional Mode,” which contends with Diane Warren Middlebrook's label of ...
  • Civilization and memoir outside of self 

    Heston, Sarah (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
  • Glaciology 

    Peterson, Beth (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
  • The Heart Can Thirst Because Obsession is a More Country: Poems and Lacemakers: Poems 

    McQuerry, Claire ([University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
  • In the permanent collection 

    Wortman, Stefanie (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010-05)
    In the Permanent Collection is a collection of lyric poetry that turns a careful and sometimes ironic eye to high and low art—from modern abstract paintings and casts of antique statuary to reality television and mass-produced ...
  • The January party 

    Pethybridge, Jeffrey (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    The January Party is an original volume of poems accompanied by a critical essay entitled Graphs of Totality. The poems engage and revise historical genres of poems such as the elegy and prayers based upon the canonical ...
  • The Kissing party 

    Barber, Sarah E. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    The Kissing Party is a book of lyric poems that interrogate the tradition of love poetry and attempt to refigure and revivify the work of writers like Marvell, Donne, Carew, and the continental and English sonneteers. Some ...
  • The miniature room 

    Dunham, Rebecca, 1973- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    This collection of original poems is entitled The Miniature Room, at least in part to reflect its attempt at mining even the smallest detail for a larger truth. The poems themselves, brief and lyric in nature, function as ...
  • Passing figures 

    Dunne, Gregory (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    This creative dissertation is an original work in the genre of memoir. It is a mixed-form memoir, comprised of prose and verse. The memoir contains ten essays that are loosely linked by theme, chronology, or event. ...
  • Reluctant sublime 

    Langemak, Elizabeth (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    This dissertation consists of two parts: a critical essay on the Canadian poet Anne Carson's place in the lineage of confessional poetry, as well as a book-length poetry manuscript, entitled "Anne's Carson's 'The Glass ...
  • Scriptorium: Poems 

    Range, Melissa Hope (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
  • Songs of Republic: Envisioning Democracy in the American Long Poem 

    Kane, Thomas (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
  • Writer of the ineffable : the paradoxical role of Annie Dillard 

    Zimmerman, Lindsay (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    While extensive analysis has been written exploring the presence of mysticism in the works of Annie Dillard, little work has emerged which pinpoints her particular mystic sources and demonstrates how Dillard's work uses ...