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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Research Methods in Creative Writing

ISBN 9780230242661
Publication Date January 2013
Formats Hardcover Ebook Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave

A guide to the modes and methods of Creative Writing research, designed to be invaluable to university staff and students in formulating research ideas, and in selecting appropriate strategies. Creative writing researchers from around the globe offer a selection of models that readers can explore and on which they can build.

JERI KROLL is Professor in the Department of English, Creative Writing and Australian Studies at Flinders University, Australia. She was formerly president of the Australian Association of Writing Programs and is on the boards of New Writing, TEXT and Write4Children. She is the co-editor (with Graeme Harper) of Creative Writing Studies: Practice, Research and Pedagogy.

GRAEME HARPER is Director of The Honors College and Professor of English at Oakland University, Michigan, USA. He was Chair of Higher Education at the National Association of Writers in Education and is Editor of New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing. He is also series editor of Palgrave Macmillan's Approaches to Writing series and has edited Teaching Creative Writing and Creative Writing Studies. He holds doctorates in Creative Writing from the University of Technology, Sydney and from the University of East Anglia, UK. 

Poetics and Creative Writing Research; K.Lasky
Non-fiction Writing Research; D.L.Brien
Modelling the Creative Writing Process; M.MacRobert 
New Modes of Creative Writing Research; K.Spencer
The Creative Writing Laboratory and its Pedagogy; J.Kroll 
The Generations of Creative Writing Research; G.Harper
Forward, Wayward: The Writer in the World's Text, at Large; K.Coles
Creative Writing and Theory /Theory without Credentials; D.Hecq
Transcultural Writing and Research; G.Mort
Selected Further Reading.


The readings offer fresh ways of looking at old problems and quandaries that come with the territory of teaching creative writing' - Nat Hardy, Associate Professor, Savannah State University, USA
'A rich and varied resource, with invaluable advice, debate and provocation.' - Matt Morrison, Senior Lecturer, University of Westminster
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