This thesis comprises chapters of a novel in progress titled Partial Reps. Its focus is a group of friends at a gym, particularly the friendship of an elderly man and the narrator. The work takes place in the Pacific Northwest between 2015 and 2018 with some digressions to earlier times. The accompanying expository document details the development of the idea and some conceptual background.
from Vanderwall, Eric (2022): “Partial Reps”, THESIS SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE
DEGREE OF MASTER OF ARTS. MASTER OF ARTS PROGRAM IN THE HUMANITIES, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, 16 May 2022