ERIC Number: ED390065
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Mitchell, Roger, Ed.; Shermis, Michael, Ed.
Research & Creative Activity, v18 n3 Jan 1996
This theme issue features 11 articles on the research interests of Indiana University faculty whose work on various campuses continues to advance knowledge about creative writing. Articles in this issue are "Creative Writing and the Future" (Roger Mitchell) which outlines the historical beginnings of the intellectual disciplines of Literature and Creative Writing; "IU's Creative Writing Program: Past, Present, and Future" (Heather Shupp); "It's a Matter of Character" (Susan Moke) which discusses the work of award-winning author and Indiana University professor Frances Sherwood; "Close to the Center" (Nancy Cassell McEntire) which discusses the work of author Scott Russell Sanders; "A Postmodern Twist on Modernist Concerns" (Susan Moke) which discusses the work of novelist Cornelia Nixon; "Speaking the Mind and Spirit of a People" (Bob Baird) which discusses the work of John McCluskey, Jr., Chairman of Indiana University's Department of Afro-American Studies and adjunct professor of English; "Poets as Teachers as Poets" (Mary Cox Barclay) which discusses three poetry and fiction writers on the Indiana University faculty; "Surprising the Poet" (Mary Cox Barclay) which discusses the work of English professor and poet Yusef Komunyakaa; "Poetry Made Accessible" (Mary Cox Barclay) about a radio show about poetry and poets; "Champions of Prose and Poetry Praise the 'Bloomington Experience'" (Bob Baird); "Playwright Haven" (Mildred Perkins) which describes the work of playwright Benjamin Sahl; "Behind the Facade: The Lilly Library's Creative Side" (Heather Shupp) which describes some of the material in the Lilly Library, Indiana University's rare book, manuscript, and special collections library. (RS)
Descriptors: Authors, Creative Writing, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Novels, Playwriting, Poetry, Poets, Scholarship, Writing Processes
Research & Creative Activity, Office of Research and the University Graduate School, Indiana University, Bryan Hall 104, Bloomington, IN 47405-1201 or via electronic mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. An online edition is on the World Wide Web: http://www.indiana.edu/[tilda]rugs/rca/toc.html.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Office of Research.