The Cambridge companion to creative writing [Edited book]

Morley, David & Neilsen, Philip M. (2012) The Cambridge companion to creative writing [Edited book]. Cambridge Companions to Literature. Cambridge University Press (CUP), New York, N. Y..

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Abstract

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 maintaining a strong craft emphasis, analysing exemplary models of writing and providing related writing exercises. Written by professional writers and teachers of writing, the chapters deal with specific genres or forms – ranging from the novel to new media – or with significant topics that explore the cutting edge state of creative writing internationally (including creative writing and science, contemporary publishing and new workshop approaches).

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ID Code: 57096
Item Type: Book
Additional Information: Foreword: on criticism and creativity Jonathan Bate; 1. Introduction David Morley and Philip Neilsen; Part I. Genres and Types: 2. A writing lesson: the Three Flat Tires and the outer story Ron Carlson; 3. In conversation: a new approach to teaching long fiction Maureen Freely; 4. Genre and speculative fiction Kim Wilkins; 5. Writing drama Michelene Wandor; 6. Poetics and poetry Bronwyn Lea; 7. Travel writing Kári Gislason; 8. Creative writing and new media Hazel Smith; 9. Creative translation Fiona Sampson; 10. Life writing Philip Neilsen; Part II. Topics: 11. Serious play: creative writing and science David Morley; 12. Outside the academy Richard Beard; 13. Contemporary publishing Christopher Hamilton-Emery; 14. Imaginative crossings: transglobal and transcultural narratives Jewell Parker Rhodes; 15. Does that make sense? Approaches to the creative writing workshop A. L. Kennedy; Further reading; Index.
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Keywords: Creative Writing, Discipline, Genre, Criticism, Theory
ISBN: 9780521768498
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > ART THEORY AND CRITICISM (190100) > Art Theory and Criticism not elsewhere classified (190199)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Creative Writing (incl. Playwriting) (190402)
Divisions: Current > Schools > Creative Writing & Literary Studies
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: © Cambridge University Press 2012
Deposited On: 11 Feb 2013 01:51
Last Modified: 12 Nov 2015 15:16

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