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The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing

The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing

  • Title: The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing
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  • ISBN : 9780521547543
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 273 pages


This pioneering book introduces students to the practice and art of creative writing and creative reading It offers a fresh, distinctive and beautifully written synthesis of the discipline 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 This pioneering book introduces students to the practice and art of creative writing and creative reading It offers a fresh, distinctive and beautifully written synthesis of the discipline 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 He looks at creative writing in performance as public art, as visual art, as e literature and as an act of community As a leading poet, critic and award winning teacher of the subject, Morley finds new engagements for creative writing in the creative academy and within science Accessible, entertaining and groundbreaking, The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing is not only a useful textbook for students and teachers of writing, but also an inspiring read in its own right Aspiring authors and teachers of writing will find much to discover and enjoy


Author David Morley

David is Head of the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at Warwick University Coventry, UK , and adjunct Professor at Monash University Melbourne, Australia.




The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing Reviews (16)

  • This textbook was required for my first Creative Writing class.I quickly found that an introduction is not the proper word for this compact, dense book Morley comes across as pretentious most of the time He uses three dollar words and his sentences bounce like he s trying to be poetic and sharp He t [..]

  • What an interesting and stimulating book As a teacher and would be writer I found this book both challenging and delightful The exercises are practical and thought provoking The ideas expressed made me think about my own practices with renewed vigour It is thorough and lively but unlike some guides [..]

  • This book is full of useful information, but I found it quite dry and difficult to read it took me a long time to get through it This is very much an introduction to creative writing as an academic discipline, which I did find interesting as I am about to take a creative writing course but it s not [..]

  • Muito bom e estimulante Embora tenha deixado todos os jogos criativos de lado para os reunir mais tarde quando estiver verdadeiramente inspirada No entanto requer mais aten o do que estava espera N o t o f cil de chegar onde nos querem mesmo levar quanto isso N o de todo preto no branco se isso que [..]

  • What a disorganized and chaotic mess. [..]

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