Ruth Harris: Under the Prairie Moon is rooted in the rural Illinois landscape and its communities. The stories follow Ruth from childhood to old age and offer multiple viewpoints on fidelity, home, forgiveness, and finally, love. Focus on one character through a lifetime allows perspective to shift as she ages.
Year manuscript completed
Year degree awarded
fiction, prairie, Illinois, stories, women
Master of Fine Arts
English and Philosophy
College of Humanities and Fine Arts
J. Lynn Pruett
Hays, Mary, "Ruth Harris: Under the Prairie Moon" (2017). Murray State Theses and Dissertations. 11.