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The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing / Edition 1
     

The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing / Edition 1

by David Morley
 

ISBN-10: 0521547547

ISBN-13: 9780521547543

Pub. Date: 06/28/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This pioneering book introduces students to the practice and art of creative writing and creative reading. David Morley discusses where creative writing comes from, the various forms and camouflages it has taken, and why we teach and learn the arts of fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction. Accessible, entertaining and groundbreaking, this is not only a useful

Overview

This pioneering book introduces students to the practice and art of creative writing and creative reading. David Morley discusses where creative writing comes from, the various forms and camouflages it has taken, and why we teach and learn the arts of fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction. Accessible, entertaining and groundbreaking, this is not only a useful textbook for students and teachers of writing, but also an inspiring read in its own right.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521547543
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Series:
Cambridge Introductions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
290
Sales rank:
1,037,667
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     xi
Acknowledgements     xv
Introducing creative writing     1
Creative writing in the world     36
Challenges of creative writing     64
Composition and creative writing     88
Processes of creative writing     125
The practice of fiction     155
Creative nonfiction     177
Writing poetry     194
Performing writing     215
Writing in the community and academy     234
Illustrative bibliography     258
Index     264

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