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by Kelly Ritter,Stephanie Vanderslice


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Creative writing in America is only now discovering itself as a discipline that not only produces literary texts but also knowledge about how texts are written and received and how creative writing is and can be taught

Creative writing in America is only now discovering itself as a discipline that not only produces literary texts but also knowledge about how texts are written and received and how creative writing is and can be taught. This book is a move in the right direction toward exploring the scholarship of creative writing in the university. I feel the book could have expanded beyond the usual suspects in the fledgling field, and a couple pieces included, . the "conversation" between professor and graduate student, had nothing new to offer

Can't teach them how to be original, but you can teach them Meh-. Didn't find much practical stuff in it. A lot of the articles were more like speculative pieces about creative writing in academia, offering no hard evidence and discussing things in abstract.

Can't teach them how to be original, but you can teach them Meh-. I did, however, learn a little bit, and that's mostly because a few of the articles articulated what I had long suspected about the feasibility of teaching creative writing. The short answer: you can teach students creative writing.

In Can It Really Be Taught: Resisting Lore in Creative Writing Pedagogy, Kelly Ritter and Stephanie Vanderslice collect an important series of essays and dialogues that address challenges faced by creative writing professors who seek effective teaching methodology

Stephanie Vanderslice, Rebecca Manery.

Stephanie Vanderslice, Rebecca Manery.

Ethos Interrupted: Diffusing "Star" Pedagogy in Creative Writing Programs. Ritter, Kelly and Stephanie Vanderslice eds. Can It Really Be Taught?: Resisting Lore in Creative Writing Pedagogy. College English, 6. (January 2007): 283-292. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook Heinemann, 2007.

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Resisting Lore - Paperback, softback N -Can Creative Writing Really­ Be Taught?: Resisting Lore - Paperback, softback N. £2. 6. Stephanie Vanderslice is Professor of Creative Writing and Director of the Arkansas Writer's MFA Workshop at the University of Central Arkansas, USA and is the Chairperson of the Creative Writing Studies Organization. Her column, The Geek's Guide to the Writing Life appears regularly in the Huffington Post. She publishes fiction, nonfiction and creative writing criticism including Can It Really Be Taught?

thought-provoking essays withinCan It Really Be Taught? Let creativity have its mystery, but take the mystery out of. .

thought-provoking essays withinCan It Really Be Taught? Let creativity have its mystery, but take the mystery out of teaching creative writing. ReadCan It Really Be Taught? and join a new conversation on creative writing's fundamental importance to English studies.

Stephanie Vanderslice is also the author, with Kelly Ritter, of Can It Really Be Taught: Resisting Lore in Creative Writing Pedagogy and .

Stephanie Vanderslice is also the author, with Kelly Ritter, of Can It Really Be Taught: Resisting Lore in Creative Writing Pedagogy and Teaching Creative Writing to Undergraduates: A Practical Guide and Sourcebook. She has published fiction and creative nonfiction in several journals and anthologies such as Knowing Pains: Women on Love, Sex and Work in Our Forties and Mothers in All But Name. I had written about half of the book when I saw, on a UK creative-writing listserv, an announcement from Anthony Haynes, my publisher at Professional and Higher, that he was starting a new line of creative writing imprint.

Stephanie Vanderslice; Rebecca Manery. This button opens a dialog that displays additional images for this product with the option to zoom in or out. Tell us if something is incorrect. Challenging the myths of creative writing teaching, experienced and up-and-coming teachers explore what works in the classroom and workshop and what does not.

The process of creativity is shrouded in mystery and lore, but that doesn't mean that the teaching of creative writing has to remain in the dark.Can It Really Be Taught? shines a bright light on creative writing pedagogy, with a special focus on that hallmark of fiction and poetry classes everywhere - the workshop - in order to discover what works, what doesn't, and what is purely apocryphal.
Can It Really Be Taught?: Resisting Lore in Creative Writing Pedagogy download epub
Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Author: Kelly Ritter,Stephanie Vanderslice
ISBN: 0867095881
Category: Reference
Subcategory: Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Language: English
Publisher: Heinemann; First Edition edition (February 28, 2007)
Pages: 136 pages