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Critical Creative Writing : Essential Readings on the Writer's Craft
Bloomsbury Academic

Critical Creative Writing : Essential Readings on the Writer's Craft

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Critical Creative Writing
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Bringing together 25 essential works of creative writing criticism in a single volume, this is a comprehensive introduction to the key debates in creative writing today, from the ethics of appropriation to the politics of literary evaluation. Critical Creative Writing covers such topics as:

· Craft & Politics
· Language & Community
· Identity & Authorship
· Representation & Counternarrative
· Appropriation & Intertextuality
· Evaluation & Genre

The book anthologizes critical essays written by international literary writers. Each essay is contextualized with an introduction as well as sample questions, writing prompts and suggested readings. The book also has a companion website (www.criticalcreativewriting.org) offering supplemental materials such as lesson plans and course materials.

Includes writings by: Ayana Mathis, Leslie Marmon Silko, Craig Santos Perez, Natasha Sajé, Porochista Khakpour, Taiye Selasi, Michael Nardone, Conchitina Cruz, Benjamin Paloff, Dorothy Wang, and many more.



Review(s):
“Every writer wonders how their work will be received, but you can demystify the critical process with this book of essays, which includes discussions on the intersection of writing with politics and identity.” - Bustle



ISBN:  9781350023321