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Boitawl: Soil, Lost and Left

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Date Issued:
2018
Abstract/Description:
Boitawl ???? ((")Boi(")- lack, devoid of, (")Tawl(")- bottom/ ground/ foundation), the word in one of the Bengali dialects refers to one without a ground beneath her feet. The thesis, a hybrid collection of prose and verse including narratives and graphic vignettes, flash, fabulist and short stories, prose poems and free verse imagines the inside worlds of such un-settled existences. In the process, the pieces connect migration, memory, childhood and lost towns with fractured humans caught in between(-)to reveal what lies under pillars of desires, the shapes of unsaid longings and recurrent images in their dreams.?
Title: Boitawl: Soil, Lost and Left.
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Name(s): Chowdhuri, Bishnupriya, Author
Milanes, Cecilia, Committee Chair
Thaxton, Terry, Committee Member
Roney, Lisa, Committee Member
University of Central Florida, Degree Grantor
Type of Resource: text
Date Issued: 2018
Publisher: University of Central Florida
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: Boitawl ???? ((")Boi(")- lack, devoid of, (")Tawl(")- bottom/ ground/ foundation), the word in one of the Bengali dialects refers to one without a ground beneath her feet. The thesis, a hybrid collection of prose and verse including narratives and graphic vignettes, flash, fabulist and short stories, prose poems and free verse imagines the inside worlds of such un-settled existences. In the process, the pieces connect migration, memory, childhood and lost towns with fractured humans caught in between(-)to reveal what lies under pillars of desires, the shapes of unsaid longings and recurrent images in their dreams.?
Identifier: CFE0007320 (IID), ucf:52122 (fedora)
Note(s): 2018-12-01
M.F.A.
Arts and Humanities, English
Masters
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Subject(s): Creative Writing -- Prose -- Poetry -- Memoir -- Hybrid literature -- Immigrant writing -- Indian-English -- Short story -- Flash-fiction.
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/ucf/fd/CFE0007320
Restrictions on Access: public 2018-12-15
Host Institution: UCF

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