'The Rainbow Bridge': Writing and Teaching in a Regional Context

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Title 'The Rainbow Bridge': Writing and Teaching in a Regional Context
Author Green, Stephanie Ruth
Journal Name Text : journal of writing and writing courses
Year Published 2010
Place of publication Australia
Publisher Australian Association of Writing Programs
Abstract This discussion explores how place shapes the teaching of creative writing. More specifically, the paper considers how creative writing can be taught within a regional context where students may have limited access to literary knowledge, traditions and techniques. Drawing on the experience of teaching creative writing at a remote regional campus, the paper addresses issues of regionalism and culture in terms of how students are situated, geographically, educationally, socially, economically. The paper also incorporates an exploration of the dynamics of location and dislocation as a creative and pedagogical strategy.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Alternative URI http://www.textjournal.com.au/
Copyright Statement Copyright remains with the author 2010. This is the author-manuscript version of this paper. It is posted here with permission of the copyright owner for your personal use only. No further distribution permitted. For information about this journal please refer to the journal's website or contact the author.
Volume 14
Issue Number 1
Page from 1
Page to 11
ISSN 1327-9556
Date Accessioned 2010-04-14
Date Available 2011-06-07T06:55:48Z
Language en_AU
Research Centre Griffith Centre for Cultural Research
Faculty Arts, Education and Law
Subject Creative Writing (incl Playwriting)
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/33158
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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