Crocker, Eva (2015) Full body experience and other stories. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
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“Full Body Experience and Other Stories,” explores the lives of Newfoundlanders who are struggling to navigate tensions in the workplace brought about by the new climate of economic austerity. This collection of short stories looks at how these pressures rupture relationships between co-workers, families, romantic partners and friends. The plots of these stories are usually interior and the stylistic choice to render them in a spare realism is meant to convey the relationship between desire and a harsh social environment.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Keywords:||Creative Writing, Short Fiction, Newfoundland|
|Department(s):||Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of > English Language and Literature|
|Geographic Location:||Newfoundland and Labrador|
|Library of Congress Subject Heading:||Short stories, English--Newfoundland and Labrador; Job stress literature--Newfoundland and Labrador; Interpersonal relations in literature|
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