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Power and Identity in the Creative Writing Classroom: The Authority Project / Edition 1
     

Power and Identity in the Creative Writing Classroom: The Authority Project / Edition 1

by Anna Leahy
 

ISBN-10: 1853598461

ISBN-13: 9781853598463

Pub. Date: 11/28/2005

Publisher: Multilingual Matters Ltd.

Power and Identity In the Creative Writing Classroom remaps theories and practices for teaching creative writing at university and college level. This collection critiques well-established approaches for teaching creative writing in all genres and builds a comprehensive and adaptable pedagogy based on issues of authority, power, and identity. A long-needed

Overview

Power and Identity In the Creative Writing Classroom remaps theories and practices for teaching creative writing at university and college level. This collection critiques well-established approaches for teaching creative writing in all genres and builds a comprehensive and adaptable pedagogy based on issues of authority, power, and identity. A long-needed reflection, this book shapes creative writing pedagogy for the 21st century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853598463
Publisher:
Multilingual Matters Ltd.
Publication date:
11/28/2005
Series:
New Writing Viewpoints Series , #1
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: The Authority Project Anna Leahy I. Understanding the Larger Influences Personal Therapeutic Writing vs. Literary Writing Nancy Kuhl. Who Cares—and How: The Value and Cost of Nurturing Anna Leahy. Inspiration, Creativity, and Crisis: The Romantic Myth of the Writer Meets the Contemporary Classroom Brent Royster. Reinventing Writing Classrooms: The Combination of Creating and Composing Evie Yoder Miller. The Double Bind and Stumbling Blocks: A Case Study as an Argument for Authority-Conscious Pedagogy Carl Vandermeulen. II. The Teacher's Place, Voice, and Style Teaching and Evaluation: Why Bother? Mary Cantrell. Who's the Teacher?: From Student to Mentor Audrey Petty. The Pregnant Muse: Assumptions, Authority, and Accessibility Rachel Hall. Dismantling Authority: Teaching What We Do Not Know Katharine Haake. III. Course Design Contracts, Radical Revision, Portfolios, and the Risks of Writing Wendy Bishop. An 'A' for Effort: How Grading Policies Shape Courses Suzanne Greenberg. Gender and Authorship: How Assumptions Shape Perceptions and Pedagogies Susan Hubbard. Writing the Community: Service Learning in Creative Writing Argie Manolis. IV. In the Classroom Where Do You Want Me To Sit?: Defining Authority through Metaphor Cathy Day. Duck, Duck, Turkey: Using Encouragement To Structure Workshop Assignments Mary Swander. How To Avoid Workshop Dilemmas: The Use of Myth to Teach Writerly Concepts Amy Sage Webb. Writing in the Shadows: Topics, Models, and Audiences that Focus on Language Sandy Feinstein. Afterword: The Reason It Is; the Rhyme It Isn't Graeme Harper and Stephanie Vanderslice

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