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Blackletter: Fiction And A Wall Of Precedent, Louis Anthony Di Leo Aug 2015

Blackletter: Fiction And A Wall Of Precedent, Louis Anthony Di Leo

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The eight stories that make up Blackletter explore situations in which people are forced to challenge the legitimacy of authority, rethink and rebuild their own identities, or confront their own involvement in human and environmental degradation. A central theme running throughout the collection is law, broadly, and the ways in which people adhere to or sometimes break from a particular rule, be it social or legislative. In each case, the role of law and its correlation to place and identity—either overt or veiled—serves as a major component of each story. In this way I locate these stories within ...


Things You Can't See, Alan Ellis Purdie Aug 2015

Things You Can't See, Alan Ellis Purdie

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The following is a collection of short fiction exploring the human-dog relationship. The stories work to evade the sentimentality generally associated with fiction wherein pets or animals are featured, depicting instead the dramatic complications the canine has upon human relationship and interaction.

Masters thesis: http://aquila.usm.edu/masters_theses/228/