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dc.contributor.advisorBurnside, John
dc.contributor.authorGallant, Deborah Anderson
dc.coverage.spatial438en
dc.date.accessioned2008-05-15T10:46:00Z
dc.date.available2008-05-15T10:46:00Z
dc.date.issued2008-06-30
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10023/484
dc.description.abstractA jaded salesclerk invents the ideal companion, unaware that a well-constructed character always develops the need and means to influence his own story. Unable to envision herself outside of the tedious K ‘n’ T in rural Wagner, New Hampshire, salesclerk Brett Wilson invents her own adventure in the form of Thom—former Blue Tit road-hand, witty escaped con and imaginary friend. Though primarily using Thom as a sounding board, Brett also amuses herself by dreaming up his gruelling yet ridiculous flight from the law. All the back-story and attention to detail move Thom from a mental diversion to a mysterious, opinion-charged reality. Creator and creation quickly find themselves in a comic scuffle—Brett desperate to regain sanity and Thom undermining everyday life until he’s granted self-possession. In the end one of them will have to leave K ‘n’ T.en
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dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherUniversity of St Andrews
dc.rightsCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/
dc.subjectCreative writingen
dc.subjectEnglishen
dc.subject.lccPR6107.A462K6
dc.subject.lcshFiction--Authorshipen
dc.titleK 'n' T and the accompanying critical analysis of creative processen
dc.typeThesisen
dc.type.qualificationlevelDoctoralen
dc.type.qualificationnamePhD Doctor of Philosophyen
dc.publisher.institutionThe University of St Andrewsen
dc.rights.embargoreasonThesis restricted in accordance with University regulations. Print and electronic copy restricted permanentlyen_US


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