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Introduction

Neil Rhodes

in Shakespeare and the Origins of English

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199245727
eISBN:
9780191715259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245727.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This introductory chapter presents the book both as a study of English before English existed as a subject in its own right (comparable with what were known as ‘conjectural histories’ in the 18th ... More


Will Teachers Bear Scrutiny?

Christopher Hilliard

in English as a Vocation: The 'Scrutiny' Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695171
eISBN:
9780199949946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695171.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Teaching was the most popular profession among Leavis's students, and many teachers who did not know him personally were stimulated or emboldened by Scrutiny and Leavis's books. Leavis's critical ... More


Therapeutic writing: ‘writing is a way of saying things I can't say’

Gillie Bolton

in Narrative and Stories in Health Care: Illness, dying and bereavement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199546695
eISBN:
9780191730214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546695.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the findings of an exploratory study that looked at the use and value of therapeutic creative writing in oncology settings. Based on the information that is presented in this ... More


Men, Women, and American Classrooms

ROBERT CRAWFORD

in The Modern Poet: Poetry, Academia, and Knowledge since the 1750s

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269327
eISBN:
9780191699382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269327.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter argues against the assumption that it is in 20th-century American universities that creative writing emerged as part of the curriculum. It explains that 18th-century Scottish teaching of ... More


Shakespeare and the Origins of English

Neil Rhodes

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199245727
eISBN:
9780191715259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245727.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book is about what there was before the subject known as English existed, and about how that became English. The first half of the book deals principally with English as an academic discipline ... More


Imagining the Self and Other: Women Narrate Prison Life across Cultures

Lynne Haney and András Tapolcai

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0037
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes the effects of incarceration in two very different penal contexts: a community-based prison for women in California and a maximum-security facility for women in Hungary. Based ... More


On Critical and Creative Writing

Nicholas Royle

in Veering: A Theory of Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636549
eISBN:
9780748652303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636549.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter investigates the possibilities of a critical writing that veers into the literary or, perhaps, vice versa. This is no ‘exercise in creative writing’, but rather an attempt to reflect on ... More


“A Worn Path” in the Creative Writing Classroom: Writing, Attention, and the Ecological Thought

Amy Weldon

in Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814531
eISBN:
9781496814579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814531.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Drawing on ecocriticism and creative writing pedagogy, the essay argues that teaching creative writing students how to observe the world around them can build a vocabulary of mental images and ... More


Popular Poetry and the Program Era

Mike Chasar

in Everyday Reading: Poetry and Popular Culture in Modern America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158657
eISBN:
9780231530774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158657.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter begins by discussing the events of the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop, headed by director Paul Engle, in an effort to demonstrate the shift that took place regarding how “serious” ... More


Baudelaire and the Art of Memory

J. A. Hiddleston

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159322
eISBN:
9780191673597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159322.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book provides an examination of Baudelaire's art criticism and its relationship with his creative writing. It is the first book in English to treat in one volume the diverse aspects of the ... More


In conversation: Cebuano writers on Philippine literature and English

Simeon Dumdum, Timothy Mo, and Resil Mojares

in Philippine English: Linguistic and Literary

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099470
eISBN:
9789882207264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099470.003.0019
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In this concluding chapter, three Cebuano writers — Simeon Dumdum, Timothy Mo, and Dr. Resil Mojares — discuss the Cebuano tradition of English-language creative writing, the legacy of Spanish and ... More


Young and Old, Novice and Expert: How we Evaluate Creative art can Reflect Practice or Talent

James C. Kaufman, John Baer, and Lauren E. Skidmore

in The Complexity of Greatness: Beyond Talent or Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199794003
eISBN:
9780199345212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794003.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In this chapter we analyze the question of deliberate talent vs. innate practice via the lens of how experts and novices evaluate creative work. The correspondence between expert and novice ratings ... More


The Arabian Peninsula and the Gulf

Radwa Ashour, Ferial J. Ghazoul, and Hasna Reda-Mekdashi

in Arab Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide, 1873-1999

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161469
eISBN:
9781936190003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161469.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The appearance of women's creative writing in the Arabian Peninsula and Gulf area is linked with the rise of the education of girls. The rise of women's literature in the Arabian Peninsula is also ... More


Caricature

J. A. Hiddleston

in Baudelaire and the Art of Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159322
eISBN:
9780191673597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159322.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter develops, in a ‘Baudelairean’ manner, the suggestive quality of the works he admires. Wherever relevant, it also indicates the relationship of the art criticism to his other writings, in ... More


Creating Rituals

Becky Thompson

in Teaching with Tenderness: Toward an Embodied Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041167
eISBN:
9780252099731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041167.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

What rituals of inclusion do we need as teachers to allow students to keep their hearts open as they learn about social justices? What work do faculty need to do so that students can express their ... More


John McGahern: Authority and Vision

Zeljka Doljanin and Máire Doyle (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100566
eISBN:
9781526132321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100566.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

John McGahern was acknowledged as one of the greatest Irish writers of the twentieth century. This study of his work, John McGahern: Authority and vision, is a unique collection that brings together ... More


Whither Scotland? Politics and Society between the Wars

Margery Palmer McCulloch

in Scottish Modernism and its Contexts 1918-1959: Literature, National Identity and Cultural Exchange

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634743
eISBN:
9780748651900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634743.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter considers the political developments during the 1920s and 1930s, focusing particularly on the concern over the increasingly depressed social and economic condition of Scotland. This ... More


Manet

J. A. Hiddleston

in Baudelaire and the Art of Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159322
eISBN:
9780191673597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159322.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores Baudelaire's silence about Manet, whom he knew well and whose work has many parallels with that of the poet. It argues that his silence and implied disapproval can be explained ... More


Language and Rhetoric

J. A. Hiddleston

in Baudelaire and the Art of Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159322
eISBN:
9780191673597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159322.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter argues that there is no one text that synthesizes Baudelaire's thinking. To enter fully into Baudelaire's mental universe, it is important to read his criticism in the light of his ... More


Gypsying

Ann Charters and Samuel Charters

in Brother-Souls: John Clellon Holmes, Jack Kerouac, and the Beat Generation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735796
eISBN:
9781621031666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735796.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In mid-September 1963, John Clellon Holmes and his wife Shirley left Old Saybrook to attend the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. They rented an old farmhouse outside of Iowa City, and Holmes, in his journal, ... More


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