Changing Creative Writing in America : Strengths, Weaknesses, Possibilities, Hardback Book

Changing Creative Writing in America : Strengths, Weaknesses, Possibilities Hardback

Edited by Graeme Harper

Part of the New Writing Viewpoints series


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In this compelling collection of essays contributors critically examine Creative Writing in American Higher Education.

Considering Creative Writing teaching, learning and knowledge, the book recognizes historical strengths and weaknesses.

The authors cover topics ranging from the relationship between Creative Writing and Composition and Literary Studies to what it means to write and be a creative writer; from new technologies and neuroscience to the nature of written language; from job prospects and graduate study to the values of creativity; from moments of teaching to persuasive ideas and theories; from interdisciplinary studies to the qualifications needed to teach Creative Writing in contemporary Higher Education.

Most of all it explores the possibilities for the future of Creative Writing as an academic subject in America.