ERIC Number: ED329962
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Nothing Begins with N: New Investigations of Freewriting.
Belanoff, Pat, Ed.; And Others
This book provides a theoretical underpinning for the strategy of freewriting through a collection of 16 essays that are very diverse in focus, methodology, and point of view. The essays are as follows: "Recording and Transforming: The Mystery of the Ten-Minute Freewrite" (Sheryl I. Fontaine); "Freewriting: An Aid to Rereading Theorists" (Pat Belanoff); "Bound Forms in Freewriting: The Issue of Organization" (Richard H. Haswell); "Using Focused Freewriting to Promote Critical Thinking" (Lynn Hammond); "Exploring the Potential of Freewriting" (Joy Marsella and Thomas L. Hilgers); "Voices of Participation: Three Case Studies of Engineering Students' Learning in an Art Appreciation Course" (Diana George and Art Young); "Freewriting in the Classroom: Good for What?" (Anne E. Mullin);"Freewriting: Teacher Perception and Research Data" (Barbara W. Cheshire); "Self-Expressive Writing: Implications for Health, Education, and Welfare" (James W. Pennebaker); "The Freewriting Relationship" (Ken Macrorie); "Toward a Phenomenology of Freewriting" (Peter Elbow); "Why I Hate to Freewrite" (Robert Whitney); "Reflections of an Experienced Freewriter" (Karen Ferro); "The New Rhetoric and the New Journalism: Reflections on Freewriting as Product" (Chris Anderson); "Projective Verse and Freewriting, or Do Charles Olson and Peter Elbow Have Something to Say to Each Other?" (Burton Hatlen); and "Thinking and the Liberation of Attention: The Uses of Free and Invisible Writing" (Sheridan Blau). (RS)
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, Creative Writing, Critical Thinking, Elementary Secondary Education, Free Writing, Higher Education, Rhetorical Invention, Theory Practice Relationship, Writing Exercises, Writing Instruction, Writing Research, Writing Strategies
Order Dept., Southern Illinois University Press, P.O. Box 3697, Carbondale, IL 62902-3697 ($17.95 paper; $27.95 cloth--ISBN-0-8093-1657-9; $2.00 postage and handling).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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