ERIC Number: ED282208
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Creative Writing.
Reagan, Sally, Ed.
Iowa English Bulletin, v35 n1 1987
Providing a mix of theoretical and practical suggestions, the articles in this focused journal issue present strategies for teaching various aspects of creative writing. The articles included and their authors are as follows: (1) "What Are We Up To?" (K. Stein); (2) "And Now a Word from Molly and Ned" (M. Martone); (3) "Student Fiction Writers and Dr. Frankenstein" (P. Parris); (4) "Criticism--The Art of Give and Take" (P. Gebauer); (5) "The Model Poem" (M. Stanton); (6) "Teaching Creative Writing to High School Students: The Teacher as Guide" (A. N. Fragola); (7) "What Is Your Permanent Address? Questions and Answers" (R. Whitman); (8) "A Wilderness with a Map: Teaching the First Course in Creative Writing" (P. St. Clair); (9) "Gail Goodwin's 'The Finishing School': A Contemporary Link to the Classic and the Moral" (J. Dyer); (10) "Hope versus Despair in Student Fiction" (J. B. Cohen); (11) "History, Myth, and Poetry: Writing the Historical Poem" (R. Whitman); and (12) "Teaching the Writing of Poetry: Analogies with Three Other Disciplines" (A. L. Clements). (JD)
Descriptors: Characterization, Creative Writing, Elementary Secondary Education, Fiction, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Strategies, Literary Devices, Poetry, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship, Writing Evaluation, Writing Exercises, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes
Editors, Iowa English Bulletin, Dept. of English, Drake University, Des Moines, IA 50311.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Iowa Council of Teachers of English.