Not exhaustive but designed to be experimental – offering hypothesis, testing, and generating further inquiry by readers – this book lays bare developments which may otherwise have remained relatively fugitive in the pages of journals, ...
Author: Francesca Rendle-Short
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
This glossary collates and summarizes over fifty recent developments in methods research within the discipline of creative writing, enabling readers to understand the different methodologies available before inviting them to implement them and extend their own practices. Accessible and provocative in encouraging readers to reflect on how they practice and create what they do, each entry uses carefully constructed apparatus to introduce the reader to these exciting new approaches: -A descriptive summary that offers a clear definition of each term -A short essay contextualizing the approach, mapping out the scholarly and literary territory surrounding it, presenting cases studies and suggesting generative ways of knowing, doing, practicing or creating using that method -further reading Providing introductions to key conversations in creative writing methodology, A to Z of Creative Writing Methods also offers a selection and treatment of topics and subject matter, authorship and references, that emphasize and celebrate diversity and intersectionality, as well as the exploring the present-day concerns, preoccupations, limits, and possibilities of different approaches. Not exhaustive but designed to be experimental – offering hypothesis, testing, and generating further inquiry by readers – this book lays bare developments which may otherwise have remained relatively fugitive in the pages of journals, making it an invaluable resource for the field of creative writing studies.