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dc.contributor.advisorBar-Nadav, Hadara
dc.contributor.authorReeves, Andrew Scott
dc.date.issued2016
dc.date.submitted2016 Spring
dc.descriptionTitle from PDF of title page, viewed on June 6, 2016
dc.descriptionThesis advisor: Hadara Bar-Nadav
dc.descriptionVita
dc.descriptionThesis (M.F.A.)--Department of English Language and Literature. University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2016
dc.description.abstractThis thesis in creative writing is a manuscript of poems that examine and deconstruct death, mortality and the apocalypse. It is the product of extensive research, workshops and collaboration with the professors and students of the University of Missouri-Kansas City English Department. The poems draw from the knowledge attained from the studies, lectures and texts made available in the classes required in the Master of Fine Arts program. The contents of the poems as well as the form and style presented are representative of the skills and aesthetic mastery achieved through participation in the program.eng
dc.description.tableofcontentsIntroduction -- Section One: Apocalypse: Prologue ; Apocalypse: Mississippi ; Self-portrait in Divinity ; Apocalypse: Hollow ; Capgras Syndrome ; Jacob ; Apocalypse: Teleprompter ; Ekbom’s Syndrome ; Top 20 Sounds in a Therapist’s Office ; Prompts -- Section two: Wasp ; Apocalypse: Kansas ; Cotard’s Syndrome ; Apocalypse: Utah ; Self-portrait in a Mirror ; Enough ; Apocalypse: Home ; Peter Returns to the Temple ; Apocalypse: Revelation ; Peter Returns to Galilee ; Soil ; Apocalypse: Billboards ; Apocalypse: Infection -- Section three: Apocalypse: Nevada ; When Jacob Died ; Apocalypse: Seer : Rabbit ; Apocalypse: Dictionary ; Apocalypse: Home ; Clot ; Apocalypse: Anxiety ; Apocalypse: Revelation ; Apocalypse: Mother ; Tollbooth at the Edge of the World
dc.format.extentvi, 55 pages
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10355/49253
dc.subject.lcshPoems
dc.subject.lcshApocalypse in literature
dc.subject.otherThesis -- University of Missouri-Kansas City -- English
dc.titleTollbooth at the Edge of the Worldeng
dc.typeThesiseng
thesis.degree.disciplineCreative Writing and Media Arts (UMKC)
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City
thesis.degree.levelMasters
thesis.degree.nameM.F.A.


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