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    • Searches for Truth in the Age of Lies 

      Hight, Gordon (University of the South, 2019)
      As rapidly as technology has spurred the creation, assimilation, and distribution of information, so too have Americans grown more polarized, more apt to choose ideology over facts, and more resistant to constructive ...
    • Shifting 

      Singletary, Ione Michele (University of the South, 2019)
      This collection of poems is about love and loss. It spans over 35 years, from the death of my father to the death of my mother 33 years later, and much in between. As I age and experience more and more loss, I have learned ...
    • Singing Iris 

      Dunmeyer, Wendy (University of the South, 2012-05)
      “Singing Iris” loosely interprets the concept of Dreaming to examine how ancestry, places, losses, and rebirths echo within a person’s life. “Dreaming” refers to an indigenous Australian tribe’s or individual’s unique ...
    • Something Left Behind 

      Woolwine, Patricia (University of the South, 2022)
      A collection of poetry that explores what is left behind as one goes through the process of grief: The story of a personal loss and the journey from the beginning lost days to hope.
    • Sustenance: A Novel-in-Progress 

      Williams, Victoria (University of the South, 2011-05)
      Sustenance explores the world of brokenness in its characters and their progress toward a redefined wholeness. The narrative moves between two characters: Hannah, a 13-year old trying to make sense of her family's new ...
    • "This World is Not His World": Disability and Marginalization in the Novels of William Faulkner 

      Connolly, Gregory (University of the South, 2020-05)
      The novels of William Faulkner are populated with physically and mentally exceptional characters, offering diverse portraits of disability. This thesis employs the critical lens of disability studies to examine a distinct ...
    • Thresholds 

      Parker, Donald (University of the South, 2012-05)
      This collection of poems is about thresholds, some crossed naturally in the process of birth in a particular time, family, place, and with certain accompanying circumstances. Other thresholds are approached knowingly, with ...
    • Too Tall to Be a Hobbit, Too Short to Be an Elf 

      Lynch, Christy (University of the South, 2022)
      What follows is a memoir of obsession, escapism, and the Lord of the Rings. For the first two decades of my life, I was fanatically religious. My interests, opinions, and desires were all determined by the fundamentalist ...
    • Unsprung 

      Holbert, Gentry Lankewicz (University of the South, 2021-05)
      Unsprung is a collection of poetry threading themes of awakening, uncoiling, and unfolding as part of the transformative process of discovering poetic voice experienced in the School of Letters Program. The word “unsprung” ...
    • Unto Thee Shall All Flesh Come 

      Burger, Timothy Hinton (University of the South, 2021-08-13)
      This thesis was born from two summers on The Mountain, one learning via ZOOM, an Independent Study with the Director, inspiring classes and faculty: and a supportive, nurturing, challenging, and inspirational advisor. It ...
    • Up from Down Under: A Short Story Collection 

      Rogers, N. Abigail (University of the South, 2018)
      "Up from Down Under” is a collection of realist stories with an occasional smattering of magical realism. This collection seeks to demonstrate what happens when characters impose their imaginations on their environment or ...
    • Water Music: Stories 

      Clay Shanahan, Lisa (University of the South, 2022)
      Characters confront pivotal moments, their lives and times defined by flux, in “Water Music,” a collection of short fiction. A visitor arrives, inciting change: a betrayal, a ghost, a violent act, a suicide plan, destruction ...
    • Weeds 

      Snyder, Dorothy Potter (University of the South, 2019-05)
      Weeds is an eclectic collection of first stories, a kind of sampler like the old-fashioned flower-bordered alphabets young women once embroidered as demonstrations of their needlework. The present sampler, however, is ...
    • Whitman's Self-Prescribed Sounds 

      Ula, Fran (University of the South, 2017)
      Argues Whitman’s journey is a spiritual attempt at expanding the boundaries of self, particularly as illustrated in “Song of Myself” as it contrasts to “Song of Songs.” Further contends Whitman’s poetic experimentation is ...
    • Wilder Tower: A Novel 

      Fleissner, Ward (University of the South, 2020-05)
      Wilder Tower tells the story of a young woman from the Southern aristocracy who goes to work in an all-male newsroom in 1979. Two fellow reporters strive to win her—a romantic poet born into the wrong century and a sexually ...
    • Withhold Not Correction 

      Clark, Christopher D. (University of the South, 2012-05)
      This collection of short fiction explores the notion of correction centered in an attachment to the Proverbs 13-24 accounts involving discipline: restitution as punishment, restitution as loving response or as intended ...
    • Wonderful Suffering 

      Elliott, Alissa (University of the South, 2019)
      When I began the MFA program at the Sewanee School of Letters, I wasn’t sure which genre I would write in, but I knew what story I wanted to tell. I was struggling through the onset of Bipolar II as a college sophomore ...