Power and identity in the creative writing classroom: the Authority Project

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Multilingual Matters, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 222 pages
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Power and Identity In the Creative Writing Classroom remaps theories and practices for teaching creative writing at university and college level. This collection critiques well-established approaches for teaching creative writing in all genres and builds a comprehensive and adaptable pedagogy based on issues of authority, power, and identity. A long-needed reflection, this book shapes creative writing pedagogy for the 21st century.

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An Illinois native, Anna Leahy earned an MFA from the University of Maryland and a PhD from Ohio University. Her poetry has appeared in The Connecticut Review, Crab Orchard Review, The Journal, Nimrod, and other journals. She is the author of two chapbooks, Turns about a Point and Hagioscope, and the editor of Power and Identity in the Creative Writing Classroom: The Authority Project.

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