The author is not dead, merely somewhere else: creative writing reconceived
This timely book takes a radical look at Creative Writing, the academy's newest success story. In an innovative historical and ideological survey of the origins of the verbal art form in universities and adult education, Wandor traces the fascinating and complex relationship between creative writing, English and literary theory. She offers a searching analysis and critique of the principles underlying current creative writing pedagogy, suggesting new approaches for teachers, students and all those concerned with the future of literature.
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