Statement of responsibility: Janelle Adsit, Humboldt State University, USA
ISBN: 1350023868, 1350023876, 1350023884, 1350023892, 9781350023864, 9781350023871, 9781350023888, 9781350023895
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War, culture and society
Creative writing (Higher education); English language Rhetoric Study and teaching.
Electronic reproduction. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014. Available via World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreement.
War, culture and society.
Also issued in print.
- 1. Introduction: Aesthetic Otherness in Creative Writing
- What We Talk about When We Talk About Aesthetics
- Creative Writing as Cultural Production
- Reader-Writer Cultures, Gatekeeping and Tastemaking
- Creative Writing Pedagogy as Disconnected from the Literary Landscape
- Critical Inclusive Pedagogies
- 2. Privileged Assumptions and Assumptions of Privilege
- Systemic Barriers and Inequities in Creative Writing
- What the VIDA Count Tells about Teaching
- Exclusionary Constructions of the Writer's Life
- Mapping Pedagogical Constructions of the Writer
- 3. Marginalized Aesthetics
- Whiteness and Craft
- Activist Writing-Polemics against Polemics
- Genre Fiction, Elitism and False Genre Divides
- Revisiting the Tolerance Project
- 4. Toward Critical Inclusive Pedagogy
- Writer-Teachers and Responsibility
- Integrating the Curriculum
- Access and Linguistic Diversity in Literary Art
- Moving Away from Deficit-Model Instruction
- Threshold Concepts as Tools for Curriculum Redesign
- 5. Twelve Threshold Concepts for Creative Writing
- (1) Literary value is contingent.
- (2) There are no universal standards for "good writing"; however, there are conventions that are
- particular to each aesthetic situation.
- (3) Literature reflects and produces culture.
- (4) Writing is a social practice that alters the world.
- (5) All representation should be interrogated for its assumptions, values, ideology, etc.
- (6) Writers benefit from a robust toolkit of applied theoretical frames for analyzing and revising texts.
- (7) Craft choices produce effects.
- (8) There are risks and possibilities to each craft choice, which are context-dependent.
- (9) Literary production is a unique way of thinking and discovering.
- (10) Writing processes are recursive, interpretive, and situated.
- (11) Literary production can benefit from rhetorical knowledge.
- (12) Principles from the psychology of creativity are useful for increasing the versatility of writers.
- 6. Conclusion: Another Future for Creative Writing
- Assessing the Pluralized Curriculum
- Social Justice in the (Extra)curriculum
- Literary Citizenship and Advocacy
- Aesthetic Development of Diverse Artists