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Iterating Transpoetics through the Prehensions of Trans* Poetries

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posted on 21.09.2020, 07:24 authored by BONNIE RACHEL REID
This thesis expands the meaning of the term “trans*,” which is usually used to describe categories of gender, to consider how this term might be redefined through poetry and used to critique the ways in which broader categories of “body” “personhood” and “animacy” are socially recognised and organised. It is comprised of Part I, Hydro, Electric, Dam., a book-length sequence of poetry exploring trans* experience, family life, history, geography and climate, and Part II, a critical study of trans* poetry and poetics.

History

Principal supervisor

Ali Alizadeh

Additional supervisor 1

Melinda Harvey

Year of Award

2020

Department, School or Centre

School of Language, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics

Course

Doctor of Philosophy (Creative Writing)

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Campus location

Australia

Faculty

Faculty of Arts