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Introduction to Poetry; The Poet in the Theatre: Verse Drama; Publishing Poetry in Britain

Lookup NU author(s): Emeritus Professor Sean O'Brien


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Author(s): O'Brien S

Editor(s): Earnshaw, S

Publication type: Book Chapter

Publication status: Published

Book Title: The Handbook of Creative Writing

Year: 2007

Pages: 183-198; 229-235; 391-397

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Place Published: Edinburgh

Notes: This work is an extensive, practical and inspirational student resource. This three-in-one volume is designed as a suitable textbook for students and practitioners of creative writing at all levels. In 48 distinctive chapters the Handbook: examines the critical theories behind the practice of creative writing (Part 1); explains the basics of how to write a novel, script or poetry (Part 2); and explores how to deal with the practicalities and problems of becoming a writer (Part 3). As well as covering the main creative writing activities there are chapters on many different practices from literary editing to writing for children and from translation to managing a small magazine. Contributors are all experts in their fields: poets novelists, dramatists, publishers, editors, tutors, critics and academics.

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ISBN: 9780748621361