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Doing Time Writing Lives

Doing Time  Writing Lives
  • Author : Patrick W. Berry
  • Publsiher : SIU Press
  • Release : 27 December 2017
  • ISBN : 0809336375
  • Pages : 160 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Doing Time, Writing Lives offers a much-needed analysis of the teaching of college writing in U.S. prisons. Through the examination of a college-in-prison program, Berry exposes not only incarcerated students' hopes and dreams for their futures but also their anxieties about whether education will help them.


Doing Time, Writing Lives

Doing Time, Writing Lives
  • Author : Patrick W. Berry
  • Publisher : SIU Press
  • Release : 27 December 2017
GET THIS BOOKDoing Time, Writing Lives

Doing Time, Writing Lives offers a much-needed analysis of the teaching of college writing in U.S. prisons. Through the examination of a college-in-prison program, Berry exposes not only incarcerated students' hopes and dreams for their futures but also their anxieties about whether education will help them.


Doing Time

Doing Time
  • Author : Bell Gale Chevigny
  • Publisher : Skyhorse
  • Release : 01 November 2011
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“Doing time.” For prison writers, it means more than serving a sentence; it means staying alive and sane, preserving dignity, reinventing oneself, and somehow retaining one’s humanity. For the last quarter century the prestigious writers’ organization PEN has sponsored a contest for writers behind bars to help prisoners face these challenges. Bell Chevigny, a former prison teacher, has selected the best of these submissions from over the last 25 years to create Doing Time: 25 Years of Prison Writing—a vital


What Forms Can Do

What Forms Can Do
  • Author : Patrick Crowley,Shirley Jordan
  • Publisher : Contemporary French and Francophone Cultures
  • Release : 26 February 2020
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This volume responds to important questions about the formal properties of literary texts and the agency of form. A central feature of twentieth- and twenty-first century French and Francophone writing has been the exploration of how cultural forms (literary, philosophical and visual) create distinctive semiotic environments and at the same time engage powerfully with external realities. How does form propose a bridge between the environment of the text and the world beyond? What kinds of formal innovations have authors devised


Writing Lives

Writing Lives
  • Author : Midge Gillies
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 25 June 2009
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Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. Writing Lives takes as its focus life writing, both autobiography and biography, discussing these genres specifically within the contexts of the lives and literary careers of writers, past and present. In addition to exploring the key characteristics of life writing, the book also examines the relationship between the lives of authors and the influence of these lives both on their own writing and on the reception of their work by


Writing Life Stories

Writing Life Stories
  • Author : Bill Roorbach
  • Publisher : Story Press
  • Release : 15 July 1998
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A guide to writing stories, memoirs, and personal essays that includes information on remembering distant memories; making real people into characters; using public records, interviews, and diaries to create a believable story; and other related topics.


Writing Lives Together

Writing Lives Together
  • Author : Felicity James,Julian North
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 27 September 2017
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A diary entry, begun by a wife and finished by a husband; a map of London, its streets bearing the names of forgotten lives; biographies of siblings, and of spouses; a poem which gives life to long-dead voices from the archives. All these feature in this volume as examples of ‘writing lives together’: British life writing which has been collaboratively authored and/or joins together the lives of multiple subjects. The contributions to this book range over published and unpublished


Your Child's Writing Life

Your Child's Writing Life
  • Author : Pam Allyn
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 02 August 2011
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An illuminating, first-of-its-kind resource to help parents foster a love of writing in their child's life. New educational research reveals that writing is as fundamental to a child's development as reading. But though there are books that promote literacy, no book guides parents in helping their child cultivate a love of writing. In this book, Pam Allyn, a nationally recognized educator and literacy expert, reminds us that writing is not only a key skill but also an essential part of


Doing Time in the Garden

Doing Time in the Garden
  • Author : James Jiler
  • Publisher : New Village Press
  • Release : 06 August 2006
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This is the first comprehensive guide to in-prison and post-release horticultural training programs. James Jiler combines an engaging personal account of running a highly successful horticultural vocation program at the largest jail complex in the United States with a practical guide to starting and managing prison and re-entry gardening programs. James Jiler directs the Greenhouse Project for male and female inmates at New York City's Rikers Island jail system. He also directs the GreenTeam of ex-offenders, who work on landscape-related


BWB Texts: Writers' Lives

BWB Texts: Writers' Lives
  • Author : Martin Edmond,Maurice Gee,Kirsty Gunn,Owen Marshall
  • Publisher : Bridget Williams Books
  • Release : 12 December 2014
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Award-winning New Zealand writers Martin Edmond, Maurice Gee, Kirsty Gunn and Owen Marshall explore life and memory in this bundle of BWB Texts. These four works are combined into one easy-to-read e-book, available direct and DRM-free from our website or from international e-book retailers. Martin Edmond’s Barefoot Years is a memoir in which the author attempts to re-inhabit the lost domain of childhood. Widely regarded as one of New Zealand’s greatest fiction writers, Maurice Gee has written virtually



Process

Process
  • Author : Sarah Stodola
  • Publisher : Amazon Publishing
  • Release : 20 January 2015
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Ernest Hemingway, Zadie Smith, Joan Didion, Franz Kafka, David Foster Wallace, and more. In Process, acclaimed journalist Sarah Stodola examines the creative methods of literature's most transformative figures. Each chapter contains a mini biography of one of the world's most lauded authors, focused solely on his or her writing process. Unlike how-to books that preach writing techniques or rules, Process puts the true methods of writers on display in their most captivating incarnation: within the context of the lives from


The Writer's handbook

The Writer's handbook
  • Author : Udia G. Olsen,Elfrieda Abbe,Samuel Gilbert Houghton,Abraham Saul Burack
  • Publisher : Writer
  • Release : 01 October 2001
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A guide for professional writers with over 1,000 pages of essential information, how-to advice, and the paying markets for their work.


A Novel in a Year

A Novel in a Year
  • Author : Louise Doughty
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 04 September 2008
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'The art of writing,' Kingsley Amis said, 'is the art of applying the seat of one's trousers to the seat of one's chair.' So start now. Take up a notebook and pen, and write one sentence… Can you write a novel in a year? If you simply sit back and think about the enormity of writing a book, it will seem like a vast and unconquerable task, impossibly daunting. The way to make it less daunting is to


The Muses Among Us

The Muses Among Us
  • Author : Kim Stafford
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release : 15 March 2012
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The Muses Among Us is an inviting, encouraging book for writers at any stage of their development. In a series of first-person letters, essays, manifestos, and notes to the reader, Kim Stafford shows what might happen at the creative boundary he calls "what we almost know." On the boundary's far side is our story, our poem, our song. On this side are the resonant hunches, griefs, secrets, and confusions from which our writing will emerge. Guiding us from such glimmerings


Writing Fiction and Poetry

Writing Fiction and Poetry
  • Author : Sally Sullivan
  • Publisher : Bitingduck Press LLC
  • Release : 01 December 1997
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""Our meddling intellect misshapes the beauteous forms of things; we murder to dissect,"" Wordsworth cautioned at the dawning of a new age of science and technology. It is a caution that, in addition to applying to the study of art and nature, might also apply to our investigation of the creative process, which has engaged the meddling minds of many. ...the process involved in literary creation, in particular, has fascinated many ordinary people, as well as a great many psychologists