Writing: Self and Reflexivity

Writing: Self and Reflexivity

by Celia Hunt, Fiona Sampson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403918772
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 12/17/2005
Edition description: 2005
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

CELIA HUNT is Lecturer in Continuing Education (Creative Writing) at the University of Sussex, UK. She is the author of Therapeutic Dimensions of Autobiography in Creative Writing (Jessica Kingsley, London, 2000). She was awarded a national teaching fellowship by the Higher Education Academy in 2004.

FIONA SAMPSON is AHRB Research Fellow in the Creative and Performing Arts at Oxford Brookes University, UK. She is the author of four collections of poetry and several books on writing in health care. She is editor of Orient Express, a journal of contemporary writing from Enlargement Europe.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements.- Introduction.- The Self .- Voice .- Authorship.- Creativity .- The Reader .- Characters and Selves .- Memory and History.- Geography and Culture .- Embodied Selves.- An 'Essential' Self?.- Conclusion.- Notes.- References.- Index.

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...the book functins also as a rather enjoyable and clear introduction to most of the philosophers who have been so influential in literary theory and studies since the 1960s...Hunt and Sampson write so crisply and fluently that their work is a joy to read on its account.' - Kym Martindale,NAWE News

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