Beck, Heather

Teaching Creative Writing

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Heather Beck

Part I. History

2. A Short History of Creative Writing in British Universities
Graeme Harper

3. A Short History of Creative Writing in America
DeWitt Henry

4. On the Reform of Creative Writing
David G. Myers

Part II. Workshops

5. Creative Writing and Creative Reading in the Poetry Workshop
Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Jena Osman

6. The Irrational Element in the Undergraduate Poetry Workshop: Beyond Craft
Gary Hawkins

7. The Creative Writing Workshop: a Survival Kit
Michelene Wandor

Part III. Undergraduate Creative Writing

8. Undergraduate Creative Writing Provision in the UK: Origins, Trends and Student Views
Steve May

9. Undergraduate Creative Writing in the United States: Buying In Isn’t Selling Out
Anna Leahy

10. Hidden Purposes of Undergraduate Creative Writing: Power, Self and Knowledge
Hans Ostrom

11. No Factories, Please — We’re Writers
Maureen Freely

Part IV. Postgraduate Creative Writing

12. Teaching Creative Writing at Postgraduate Levels: the Sheffield Hallam Experience
Steven Earnshaw

13. Creative Writing and Ph.D. Research
Jon Cook

14. A Critique of Postgraduate Workshops and a Case for Low-Residency MFAs
Robin Hemley

Part V. Reflective Activities

15. Reflections on Reflection: Supplementary Discourses in Creative Writing Teaching in the UK
Robert Sheppard

16. The Lynchpin in the Workshop: Student Critique and Reflection
Stephanie Vanderslice

17. From Wales to Vermont – A Round Trip – a Personal Reflection on Creative Writing in the USA and the UK
Tony Curtis

Part VI. Critical Theory

18. Thinking Systematically About What We Do
Katharine Haake

19. Re … creation, Critique, Catalysis: Critical-creative Rewriting in Theory and Practice
Rob Pope

20. Couplings, Matings, Hybridizations: What Writers Can Gain from Critical Theory
Kim Lasky

Part VII. Assessment

21. Assessment of Poetry in Higher Education Courses: What Are the Limits?
Michael Symmons Roberts

22. Assessment as Empowerment: Grading Entry-Level Creative Writing Students
Mary Cantrell

23. Ranking Student Writing as Bad Pedagogy and a Bogus Pretence of Objectivity
Stephen O’Connor

Part VIII. Uses of Information Technology

24. New Tools for Timeless Work: Technological Advances in Creative Writing Pedagogy
John A. Nieves, Joseph Moxley

25. Lancaster University’s Creative Writing MA by Distance Learning
Graham Mort

Keywords: Education, Teaching and Teacher Education, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Literature, general, Creative Writing, Arts Education

Publication year
Teaching the New English
Page amount
212 pages
Upbringing, Education
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