The Creativity Market Creative Writing in the 21st Century

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-04-05
  • Publisher: Multilingual Matters

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This book focuses on creative writing both as a subject in universities around the world and beyond academia. It offers a thought-provoking analysis of creativity in the globalised marketplace, and examines the intersection of the university sector and the creative industries.

Author Biography

Dominique Hecq is Associate Professor in Writing at Swinburne University of Technology in Australia. Dominique is also Editor of Bukker Tillibul: The Online Journal of Practice-Led Research.

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Graeme Harper: Creative Writing: the Ghost, the University, and the Future
Chapter Two: Dominique Hecq: Banking on Creativity: my Brilliant? Career.
Chapter Three: Jen Webb: Creativity and the Marketplace
Chapter Four: Jeremy Fisher : The Publishing Paradigm: Commercialism versus Creativity.
Chapter Five: Gerry Turcotte and Robyn Morris: ĎAs Good as it Gets': National Research Evaluations
Chapter Six: Jeff Sparrow: Creative writing, Neo-Liberalism and the Literary Paradigm
Chapter Seven: Antonia Pont: Nothing is Free in this Life
Chapter Eight: Phillip Edmonds: The Ghost in the Machine: Creative Writing and its Malcontents
Chapter Nine: Mike Harris: Creativity, Compromise, and Waking up with the Funding Devil.
Chapter Ten: Christopher Lappas: Entering the Fictitious: A play in two acts
Chapter Eleven: Vahri McKenzie: Using the Spectrum to Theorise Apparent Opposition in Creative Writing Doctorates
Chapter Twelve: Pavlina Radia: Outlying the Point that Tips: Bridging Academia and Business
Chapter Thirteen: Thom Vernon: Selling it: Creative Writing and the Public Good
Chapter Fourteen: Eric Tinsay Valles: On the Commercialisation of Creativity in the Merlion State
Afterword: Kirpal Singh: Creativity, the Market and the Global Challenge

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