Teaching Creative Writing by H. BeckTeaching Creative Writing by H. Beck

Teaching Creative Writing

byH. Beck

Paperback | October 21, 2012

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Teaching Creative Writing includes lively contributions from 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.
RACHEL BLAU DUPLESSIS Professor at Temple University, USA MARY CANTRELL Associate Professor of English, Tulsa Community College, USA JON COOK Professor of Literature, University of East Anglia, UK STEVEN EARNSHAW Professor and Head of English, Sheffield Hallam University, UK MAUREEN FREELY Senior Lecturer, University of Warwick, UK KAT...
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Title:Teaching Creative WritingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:198 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.53 inPublished:October 21, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230240089

ISBN - 13:9780230240087

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Notes on Contributors Introduction; H.Beck PART I: HISTORY A Short History of Creative Writing in British Universities; G.Harper A History of Creative Writing in America; D.Henry On the Reform of Creative Writing; D.Myers PART II: WORKSHOPS Creative Writing as Creative Reading in the Poetry Workshop; R.B.Du Plessis & J.Osman The Irrational Element in the Undergraduate Poetry Workshop: Beyond Craft; G.Hawkins The Creative Writing Workshop - A Survival Kit; M.Wandor PART III: UNDERGRADUATE Undergraduate Creative Writing Provision in the UK: Origins, Trends, and Student Views; S.May Undergraduate Creative Writing in the USA: Buying in Isn't Selling Out; A.Leahy Hidden Purposes of Undergraduate Creative Writing: Power, Self, and Knowledge; H.Ostrom No Factories, Please - We're Writers; M.Freely PART IV: POSTGRADUATE Teaching Creative Writing at Postgraduate Levels: the Sheffield Hallam Experience; S.Earnshaw Creative Writing and Ph.D Research; J.Cook A Critique of Postgraduate Workshops and a Case for Low Residency MFAs; R.Hemley PART V: REFLECTIVE ACTIVITIES Reflections on Reflection: Supplementary Discourses in Creative Writing Teaching in the UK; R.Sheppard The Lynchpin in the Workshop: Student Critique and Reflection; S.Vanderslice From Wales to Vermont - A Round Trip - Creative Writing in the USA and UK; T.Curtis PART VI: CRITICAL THEORY Thinking Systematically About What We Do; K.Haake Re...creation, Critique, and Catalysis: Critical-Creative Rewriting in Theory and Practice; R.Pope Couplings, Matings, Hybridisations: What Writers Can Gain from Critical Theory; K.Lasky PART VI: ASSESSMENT Assessment of Poetry in Higher Education: What Are the Limits?; M.S.Robert Assessment as Empowerment: Grading Entry-Level Creative Writing Students; M.Cantrell Ranking Student Writing as Bad Pedagogy and a Bogus Pretense of Objectivity; S.O'Connor PART VIII: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY New Tools for Timeless Work: Technological Advances in Creative Writing Pedagogy; J.A.Nieves & J.Moxley Lancaster University's Creative Writing MA by Distance Learning; G.Mort Further Reading Index