Our MA in Creative Writing was the first of its kind in the UK, and to date, despite having many imitators, it remains the leading programme. Once I got used to being told what wasn’t working, feedback was useful despite the contradictory opinions: Some of the most exciting and innovative fiction of the moment is in fact a hybrid form of fiction, borrowing subject matter and techniques from traditionally non-fiction modes such as memoir, criticism, journalism, reportage and life-writing. The module presents the writer as both artist and supplier of intellectual property to a market, while examining that and other tensions critically. Not because of the criticism, but because I couldn’t see what to do with the novel. We have taken a story by Coover and re-written it as a sestina, two kinds of sonnet, and a villanelle. The magic ingredient turned out to be the one thing I didn’t want to believe:
In each semester, you will enroll for two modules. In the later sessions, you will have the opportunity to workshop an adaptation for a final project. Licensing Opportunities Digital Creative and Heritage. The module presents the writer as both artist and supplier of intellectual property to a market, while examining that and other tensions critically. Please contact admissions uea. Living Modernism will consider a range of modernist texts in relation to aesthetics, politics and transnationalism. Key Dates and Events Semester Dates.
Writers are expected to produce scripts, while theatre directors will have to option to produce a script or a performance. This course looks at original non-fiction and also at contemporary ‘realist’ novels which are pushing boundaries and gaining attention in the wider literary culture. Critical reading and creative writing collide when adapting a text for performance in another medium.
Teaching styles vary, but typically three students each week will have their work discussed by the group. Go to Business home. I intended to, but my hands shook so much I had to sit on them.
Our MA in Creative Writing was the first of its kind in the UK, and to date, despite having aljmni imitators, it remains the leading programme. How can we use the evidence of annotated books to reconstruct readers’ habits and interests? Other than that, this remains the workshop where we we’ll discuss form, style, voice, characterisation, and structure amongst other literary concerns in wriing to your own work.
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Assessment is by formal essay OR creative-critical assignment such as a literary blog. In the second semster, you will be organised into new workshop groups. Medical and Life Uda. The troubled little sister of crime fiction, domestic noir has seen an explosion in popularity in recent years.
You will explore East Anglia’s rich dramatic traditions, its devotional literature and practices in alumnu forms and in those that brush against the heterodoxand, insistently, the manner in which its literature participates in its broader social and cultural worlds.
You’ll receive feedback within the workshop setting, and you’ll also receive written feedback from your tutor and your peers. In the end, I abandoned her.
Since this course and its tutors focus on prose fiction and the development of your abilities as a writer of prose fiction, we cannot workshop or assess other work you might produce, such as poetry or creative non-fiction. You can expect your writing to be workshopped at least six times over the course of the two semesters.
During the module, you’ll be reading widely, across genres, time periods and geographies, to further strengthen your understanding of the forms in which you’re working.
You’ll receive feedback within the workshop setting, and written feedback wrriting your tutor and your peers.
This credit module consists of a day-long series of presentations and plenary discussions delivered by Creative Writing and Critical faculty of direct relevance to the practical aspects of researching and writing a major piece of creative work.
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Prepare to experience an intensive immersion in the study of writing prose fiction. These novels depart from the usual concerns with crewtive, realistic dialogue and plot to focus on voice, place, creztive time, employing strategies of literary craft to be formally innovative. Is it more than a story that is short? Now I know where my novel is heading, I don’t panic when a first draft is drivel and it alukni always driveland most of all I understand that writing is mostly a question of hard work.
Please contact admissions uea. The University of East Anglia’s first literary festival took place in and over the last twenty five years we have welcomed a host of award-winning authors, journalists, illustrators, scientists, economists, broadcasters and more.
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Every time Creatige saw my classmates that week, I wondered if their lives had been changed by my work. A prior interest in the genre is not necessary, while there will be much focus on the structural aspects of the novel.
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