Title

Catholics

Document Type

Thesis

Date of Degree

Spring 2015

Degree Name

MFA (Master of Fine Arts)

Degree In

Book Arts

First Advisor

Julia Leonard

Abstract

Catholics is an artist's book, a limited-edition memoir that makes use of text, image, and tactility. It relates the author's Catholic upbringing as it interweaves several themes: Church history, pre-Christian mythology, and the places where such spiritualities resonate with twentieth-century pop culture.

Public Abstract

Catholics is an artist’s book, a limited-edition memoir that makes use of text, image, and tactility. It relates the author’s Catholic upbringing as it interweaves several themes: Church history, pre-Christian mythology, and the places where such spiritualities resonate with twentieth-century pop culture.

Keywords

publicabstract, Catholicism, cinema, letterpress, memoir, queer studies, text and image

Pages

iv, 20 pages

Comments

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Copyright

Copyright 2015 Matthew Thomas Runkle

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