The Writer's Reader

The Writer's Reader Ways of Writing, Ways of Reading

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Synopsis

The aim of The Writer's Reader: Ways of Writing, Ways of Reading, is toprovide an essential key text for the creative and critical grasp ofwriting, with an emphasis on creative prose fiction writing. It is true to say that creating prose fiction is the most popular form ofpractice undertaken by writing undergraduates, and that prose fiction isthe most often examined form used in analysis in both the USA and the UK(international research programme: Writing and Education 1995 --). Ittherefore works as the most productive hub around which more generaldiscussions of writing techniques, styles and concepts can revolve. These general discussions include consideration of such topics as: thenature of fictionality, the idea of writerly voice, the role of the reader,cultural context and historical position, style and characterisation,writing structure and writing form; and relates, likewise, to cross-writingtopics such as prose writing's relationship with film and media texts,poetry and prose writing, fiction and non-fiction and the role of thecritic. The text will contain: core readings, exercises and activities; acritical/creative glossary; suggested further reading; an up-to-datebibliogra

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Book information

ISBN: 9780631225331
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Imprint: Wiley Blackwell
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Language: English
Number of pages: 224
Weight: -1g
Height: 229mm
Width: 152mm