I'm going to set you to boiling baby

Baker, Dallas J. (2013) I'm going to set you to boiling baby. [A Creative/Applied Media collection]

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Abstract

This work is a creative and Foucauldian-style ethical intervention into the author’s childhood memories. Specifically, it re-imagines a moment in the author’s youth when he first acknowledged his sexuality and gender difference. The script fuses non-fiction and fiction methodologies to produce a dramatic narrative. The finished work is neither fact nor wholly imagined. The script was developed using an interdisciplinary approach including factual research (evidence from author diaries and interviews with family members etc) and fiction techniques such as associative and stream-of-consciousness writing. In this way, a script was produced that adheres to the core components of the 'true' story whilst refiguring others to emphasise aspects of the author’s experience that were wholly internal and even non-verbal (associations, imaginings, latent feelings etc). The result is a work that operates both as memoir and as an intervention into memory.


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Item Type: A Creative/Applied Media collection
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: 'Copyright of all work published in TEXT remains with the authors.' http://www.textjournal.com.au/send.htm
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Arts and Communication
Date Deposited: 08 Jul 2015 01:51
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2018 05:46
Uncontrolled Keywords: creative writing, scriptwriting, screenwriting
Fields of Research : 19 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing > 1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing > 190402 Creative Writing (incl. Playwriting)
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9501 Arts and Leisure > 950104 The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/27461

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