Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
First Committee Member
Number of Pages
There are places in the world that never seem to leave the news, and yet for all we hear of them, we really know very little. The West Bank is one of these, its truths and realities obscured by the blinding flash of news cameras and political manipulation. It remains near the front of our consciousness in part because of its constant unrest, but also due to its role as nexus for three main world religions; This work grew out of an impulse to describe and explain the experience of living as a foreigner on the West Bank. Taking the form of a creative memoir---neither entirely fact nor total fiction---it is rather like life there, on the edge between worlds and times, an image made of fragments, its depth and color a matter of perspective.
Flesh; Mosaic; Original writing; Stone; Wanderer
American literature; Literature, Modern
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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Anderson, Tamaria L, "Flesh and Stone: A wanderer's mosaic" (2005). UNLV Retrospective Theses & Dissertations. 1863.