The article reports on a nationwide survey- and interview-based study of creative writing instructors designed to identify the extent to which the field of rhetorics and composition and key aspects of rhetorical theory have influenced the teaching of creative writing.
Borders Crossed: A Nationwide Survey on the Influence of Rhetorical Theory on Creative Writing
Janelle Adsit is assistant professor of writing practices at Humboldt State University. She is editor of Critical Creative Writing: Essential Readings on the Writer’s Craft (2018) and author of Toward an Inclusive Creative Writing: Threshold Concepts to Guide the Literary Writing Curriculum (2017). Also forthcoming is a coauthored book with Renée M. Byrd titled Writing Inter-sectional Identities: Keywords for Creative Writers.
Laura Wilder is associate professor of English at the University at Albany. Her book Rhetorical Strategies and Genre Conventions in Literary Studies: Teaching and Writing in the Disciplines received the 2014 Research Impact Award from the Conference on College Composition and Communication. With Joanna Wolfe, Laura is also coauthor of the textbook Digging into Literature: Strategies for Reading, Analysis, and Writing.
Janelle Adsit, Laura Wilder; Borders Crossed: A Nationwide Survey on the Influence of Rhetorical Theory on Creative Writing. Pedagogy 1 October 2020; 20 (3): 401–429. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15314200-8544487
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