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Can It Really Be Taught? Resisting Lore in Creative Writing Pedagogy

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ISBN-10: 0867095881

ISBN-13: 9780867095883

Edition: 2007

Authors: Kelly Ritter, Stephanie Vanderslice, Peter Vandenberg

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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. s Can It Really Be Taught? offers a critical look at the pedagogical lore of creative writing that has been, up until now, accepted unquestioningly. Fifteen experienced teachers and researchers analyze long-accepted elements and theories of teaching creative writing, such as: workshop practices …    
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Book details

List price: $27.50
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 2/28/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 136
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Introduction: Creative Writing and the Persistence of "Lore"
Lore's Cradle: Creative Writing and the Academy
Figuring the Future: Lore and/in Creative Writing
Against Reading
Charming Tyrants and Faceless Facilitators: The Lore of Teaching Identities in Creative Writing
Inside the Creative Writing Classroom: Lore Resisted and Perpetuated
"A Better Time Teaching": A Dialogue About Pedagogy and the Antioch-LA MFA
Both Sides of the Desk: Experiencing Creative Writing Lore as a Student and as a Professor
Creativity, Caring, and The Easy "A": Rethinking the Role of Self-Esteem in Creative Writing Pedagogy
Bestsellers and Blockbusters: Lore and Popular Culture
Writing In Public: Popular Pedagogies of Creative Writing
Putting Wings on the Invisible: Voice, Authorship and the Authentic Self
Box Office Poison: The Influence of Writers in Films on Writers (in Graduate Programs)
After Words: Lore and Discipline