ERIC Number: ED264590
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
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When a Writer Can't Write: Studies in Writer's Block and Other Composing-Process Problems. Perspectives in Writing Research Series.
Rose, Mike, Ed.
The essays in this book address various cognitive and emotional dimensions of disrupted composing and describe some of the situational variables that can contribute to it. The titles and authors are as follows: "Blocking and the Young Writer" (Donald H. Graves); "Emotional Scenarios in the Writing Process: An Examination of Young Writers' Affective Experiences" (Reed Larson); "Writing Apprehension" (John A. Daly); "An Apprehensive Writer Composes" (Cynthia L. Selfe); "Problems with Monitor Use in Second Language Composing" (Stan Jones); "Anxious Writers in Context: Graduate School and Beyond" (Lynn Z. Bloom); "Inventing the University" (David Bartholomae); "Diagnosing Writing-Process Problems: A Pedagogical Application of Speaking-Aloud Protocol Analysis" (Muriel Harris);"Psychotherapies for Writing Blocks" (Robert Boice); "The Essential Delay: When Writer's Block Isn't" (Donald M. Murray) and "Complexity, Rigor, Evolving Method, and the Puzzle of Writer's Block: Thoughts on Composing-Process Research" (Mike Rose). Name and subject indexes are included. (EL)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Cognitive Processes, Creative Writing, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Negative Attitudes, Revision (Written Composition), Writing Apprehension, Writing (Composition), Writing Difficulties, Writing for Publication, Writing Processes, Writing Research, Writing Skills
The Guilford Press, 200 Park Ave. South, New York, NY 10003 ($30.00, cloth).
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