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Teaching creative writing

Author: Heather Beck
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave MacMillian, 2012.
Series: Teaching the new English.
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Teaching Creative Writing includes lively contributions from over two dozen leading practitioners in the field. Topics addressed include history of Creative Writing, workshops, undergraduate, postgraduate, reflective activities, assessment, critical theory, and information technology.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Beck
ISBN: 9780230240087 0230240089 9780230240070 0230240070
OCLC Number: 798407487
Description: xiv, 198 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: A short history of creative writing in British universities / Graeme Harper --
A short history of creative writing in America / DeWitt Henry --
On the reform of creative writing / David G. Myers --
Creative writing and creative reading in the poetry workshop / Rachel Blau DuPlessis and Jena Osman --
The irrational element in the undergraduate poetry workshop: beyond craft / Gary Hawkins --
The creative writing workshop: a survival kit / Michelene Wandor --
Undergraduate creative writing provision in the UK: origins, trends and student views / Steve May --
Undergraduate creative writing in the United States: buying in isn't selling out / Anna Leahy --
Hidden purposes of undergraduate creative writing: power, self and knowledge / Hans Ostrom --
No factories, please---we're writers / Maureen Freely --
Teaching creative writing at postgraduate levels: the Sheffield Hallam Experience / Steven Earnshaw --
Creative writing and Ph. D. research / Jon Cook --
A critique of postgraduate workshops and a case for low-residency MFAs / Robin Hemley --
Reflections on reflection: supplementary discourses in creative writing teaching in the UK / Robert Sheppard --
The lynchpin in the workshop: student critique and reflection / Stephanie Vanderslice --
From Wales to Vermont---a round trip---a personal reflection on creative writing in the USA and the UK / Tony Curtis --
Thinking systematically about what we do / Katharine Haake --
Re ... creation, critique, catalysis: critical-creative rewriting in theory and practice / Rob Pope --
Couplings, matings, hybridizations: what writers can gain from critical theory / Kim Lasky --
Assessment of poetry in higher education courses: what are the limits? Michael Symmons Roberts --
Assessment as empowerment: grading entry-level creative writing students / Mary Cantrell --
Ranking student writing as bad pedagogy and a bogus pretence of objectivity / Stephen O'Connor --
New tools for timeless work: technological advances in creative writing pedagogy / John A. Nieves and Joseph Moxley --
Lancaster University's creative writing MA by distance learning / Graham Mort.
Series Title: Teaching the new English.
Responsibility: edited by Heather Beck.
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