Tag Archives: Herman Melville

Non-Standard (4)

(Much has changed since this final section was written, not least the formalisation of the live literature campus into another aspect of the rethinking of the arts as a calendrical round of festivals and an administrative round of grant applications. … Continue reading

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Non-Standard (3)

(This third section throws down some ideas about teaching Creative Writing that would obviously benefit from being revisited, particularly in terms of the power relationship inherent in mentor-tutee interactions, but the main intent is, I hope, evident: to carve out … Continue reading

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Non-Standard (2)

(This second part is drawn from the lectures I delivered at Newcastle on ‘Modern Scottish Poetry’, a course I taught until it became evident that Creative Writing was where all the effort needed to go, in terms of designing an … Continue reading

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Non-standard (1)

(Following on from my previous post, this is the intro to a talk I gave at, possibly, the 2005 British Council Oxford Conference – I say ‘possibly’, because I can’t find any confirmation on the British Council’s site. Perhaps a … Continue reading

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