Writing and Responsibility

Author:   Carl Tighe
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN:  

9780415345620


Pages:   176
Publication Date:   09 December 2004
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Carl Tighe
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Dimensions:   Width: 13.80cm , Height: 2.00cm , Length: 21.60cm
Weight:   0.340kg
ISBN:  

9780415345620


ISBN 10:   0415345626
Pages:   176
Publication Date:   09 December 2004
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Tertiary & Higher Education ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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<p>'Finally, someone has written the book I've been wanting my students to read...Buy it; set it on your courses; work through the chapters; test it out.' - Jen Webb, International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing <p>'This excellent book is invaluable for Creative Writing students. It encourages the student to question their own practice both as a writer and a reader, and asks pointed questions about the role of a writer in society.' - Julia Bell, Birkbeck, University of London, UK <p>'Throughout, Tighe is an intelligent, measured and informative guide. His prose effortlessly synthesizes literary and critical considerations, statistics and wider cultural contexts. Far from being simply a text-book, this sophisticated, engaged and beautifully-readable monograph ought to be read as an individual, creative contribution to contemporary thought about the writing process.' - Writing in Education


'Finally, someone has written the book I've been wanting my students to read...Buy it; set it on your courses; work through the chapters; test it out.' - Jen Webb, International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing 'This excellent book is invaluable for Creative Writing students. It encourages the student to question their own practice both as a writer and a reader, and asks pointed questions about the role of a writer in society.' - Julia Bell, Birkbeck, University of London, UK 'Throughout, Tighe is an intelligent, measured and informative guide. His prose effortlessly synthesizes literary and critical considerations, statistics and wider cultural contexts. Far from being simply a text-book, this sophisticated, engaged and beautifully-readable monograph ought to be read as an individual, creative contribution to contemporary thought about the writing process.' - Writing in Education


<p>'Finally, someone has written the book I've been wanting my students to read...Buy it; set it on your courses; work through the chapters; test it out.' - Jen Webb, International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing<p>'This excellent book is invaluable for Creative Writing students. It encourages the student to question their own practice both as a writer and a reader, and asks pointed questions about the role of a writer in society.' - Julia Bell, Birkbeck, University of London, UK<p>'Throughout, Tighe is an intelligent, measured and informative guide. His prose effortlessly synthesizes literary and critical considerations, statistics and wider cultural contexts. Far from being simply a text-book, this sophisticated, engaged and beautifully-readable monograph ought to be read as an individual, creative contribution to contemporary thought about the writing process.' - Writing in Education


Author Information

Carl Tighe teaches Creative Writing at the University of Derby and is a successful writer of both fiction and non-fiction. His first fiction collection Rejoice! & Other Stories was nominated for the David Higham Prize and short-listed for The Irish Times Award; his second collection Pax: Variations won him the City Life Writer of the Year 2000 Award. His first novel Burning Worm, was short-listed for the 2001 Whitbread Award and won the Author's Club Award. His non-fiction includes: The Politics of Literature and Gdansk, which was nominated for the Silver PEN Award. His most recent publication was the novel KssssS: A Tale of Sex, Money and Alien Invasion.

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