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The Cambridge companion to creative writing

Author: David Morley; Philip Neilsen
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Series: Cambridge companions to topics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Creative writing has become a highly professionalised academic discipline, with popular courses and prestigious degree programmes worldwide. This book is a must for all students and teachers of creative writing, indeed for anyone who aspires to be a published writer. It engages with a complex art in an accessible manner, addressing concepts important to the rapidly growing field of creative writing, while  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Morley; Philip Neilsen
ISBN: 9780521768498 0521768497 9780521145367 0521145368
OCLC Number: 732848063
Description: xviii, 222 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword : On criticism and creativity / Jonathan Bate --
Introduction / David Morley and Philip Neilsen --
Part I. Genres and types. --
A writing lesson : the three flat tyres and the outer story / Ron Carlson ; In conversation : a new approach to teaching long fiction / Maureen Freely ; Genre and speculative fiction / Kim Wilkins ; Writing drama / Michelene Wandor ; Poetics and poetry / Bronwyn Lea ; Travel writing / Kári Gíslason ; Creative writing and new media / Hazel Smith ; Creative translation / Fiona Sampson ; Life writing / Philip Neilsen --
Part II. Topics. --
Serious play : creative writing and science / David Morley ; Outside the academy / Richard Beard ; Contemporary publishing / Christopher Hamilton-Emery ; Imaginative crossings : trans-global and trans-cultural narratives / Jewell Parker Rhodes ; Does that make sense? Approaches to the creative writing workshop / A.L. Kennedy.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to topics.
Responsibility: edited by David Morley and Philip Neilsen.


A lively, practical guide to creative writing as discipline and craft, ideal for students and teachers.  Read more...
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