Title

Future Perfect

Date of Award

2006

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Department

English

First Advisor

Angela Ball

Advisor Department

English

Abstract

Future Perfect is an original collection of forty-six poems accompanied by an introduction. Using both traditional and experimental modes, the poems engage in dialogue with the theme of memory. The introduction addresses the influence of other writers and the process of craft and revision.