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Dianne J. Donnelly
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Establishing creative writing studies as an academic discipline.

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NOOK Study eTextbook, 213 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by ProQuest LLC
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Mar 18, 2012 Mary rated it really liked it
Donnelly sets out the argument that creative writing is s discipline and then tries to give some of its characteristics, while operating in its mode. These are the things that I've noticed:

1. pedagogy is a huge concern. A lot of this book focuses on creative writing pedagogy, which doesn't surprise me because that's the vibe I get from looking at New Writing, the creative writing studies journal. Also, that's where creative writing got its academic home, through teaching undergrads, so it make
Lisa Roney
Jul 31, 2012 Lisa Roney rated it liked it
Dianne Donnelly is trying to do a good thing, and there are some useful aspects to this book. I found it to basically repeat the tenets of her earlier book of collected essays by herself and others, however. In fact, her introductory chapter from Does the Writing Workshop Still Work? is repeated verbatim here. The remainder of the book is a mixed bag and seemed somewhat repetitive to me. I appreciate her efforts to establish something called "creative writing studies" as distinct from "creative ...more
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