Title

Umbra

Date of Award

8-31-2016

Document Type

Campus Access Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Department

English/Creative Writing

First Advisor

Daphne Kalotay

Second Advisor

Askold Melnyczuk

Third Advisor

John Fulton

Abstract

The following pages are from a novel-in-progress set in 1970’s Turkey. A medical student falls in love with a Marxist, while his best friend becomes involved in the activities of the ultra-nationalist group, Grey Wolves. The selected chapters presented in this thesis are the beginning of the first of the multiple plotlines, involving political violence, international intrigue, police corruption, friendship, loyalty, and love.

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