Date of Award
Thesis and Dissertation
Master of Science (MS)
Department of English
An exploration of how the creation of groups and interactions between groups impact people in the world. Beginning with an introduction that explores, specifically, how the creation of groups can function in the literary world when they are used as scandals. The introduction focuses on the rise of Poet, Kenneth Goldsmith and his use of Conceptualism to promote his brand. Following the introduction is a poetic exploration of groups and group conflict. It draws on social psychology, sociology as well as instances of violence partially resulting from rivalry between groups.
Lipe, Tristan, "Who Do You Play For?: Naming, Difference and the Creation of Scandal in Literature" (2013). Theses and Dissertations. 71.