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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... vol. 11 no. 1 April 2007 of TEXT : The Journal of the Australian Association of Writing Programs est. 1997 TEXT : The Journal of the Australian Association of Writing Programs
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'The Problem Has More to Do with Creative Writing Courses...'?, Nigel Krauth , Jen Webb , single work criticism

This editorial contains a reply to Ian McFarlane's letter published in the Weekend Australian, 24-25 March, 2007, on '... creative writing courses encouraging a cult of authorship fuelled by ego rather than talent.'

The editorial also includes a summary of the contents of the issue.

Tightrope Writing: Creative Writing Programs in the RQF Environment, Brad Haseman , single work criticism
Discusses the challenges of the Research Quality Framework (RQF) ' to place the creative arts, and design and the built environment, inside a national research framework...' .
The Voice of the Text, Debra Adelaide , single work criticism
Debbra Adelaide uses Australian and overseas critical and creative works to discuss the narrative voice.
Making Strange with Bold Moves - What Next for Student, Supervisor and Examiner? or, No Blueprint: Assessing the (Creative) Exegesis, Claire Woods , single work criticism
'In this paper I examine creative practice ... when plied by the honours or postgraduate student writing an exegesis to accompany a creative artefact.' (Author's abstract.)
Writing PhDs: Integrational Linguistics and a New Poetics for the PhD, Kevin Brophy , single work criticism

'The creative PhD thesis, that emerging beast, however, is not always a happy creation. It is still a product and process being shaped by conflicting forces, confused ideas and ongoing debates. Whether it will be the qualities of arguments or the demands of a market that determine the future of the creative PhD, we must wait to see.' (The Author.)

Writing for Stage: A Beckettian Template, Michael Beresford , single work criticism
The experience of playwrighting including the influence of Samuel Beckett, Antonin Artaud and other writers on the author.
Historical Lives in Fiction, Characters in Fiction: Are they the Same People?, Emily Sutherland , single work criticism
'There is a strong relationship between history and fiction. The characters created by writers, either in historical novels and literary fiction, reflect that relationship. Many of the characteristics of fictional characters can also be ascribed to characters depicted in historical fiction and biographical writing.' (Author's abstract.)
Interrogating Creative Writing Outcomes: Wet Ink as a New Model, Phillip Edmonds , single work criticism
Critical Animals, Keri Glastonbury , single work essay
Keri Glastonbury calls this article 'an experiment in mixing personal and professional trajectories'. It tells 'a few dislocated stories' about her experience of moving from Sydney to Newcastle, New South Wales, to lecture in creative writing at Newcastle University and to take the role of Director of the This Is Not Art (TINA) festival's creative research symposium, Critical Animals.
How to Read a Poemi"is too modest and private an aim", Kevin Brophy , single work poetry
Reading. Abouti"About", Joel Deane , single work poetry
Something Needs My Attentioni"A delirium of repetition, infraverbal,", Stephen Lawrence , single work poetry
Tredinnick's Little Red Book, Scott Downman , single work review
— Review of The Little Red Writing Book Mark Tredinnick , 2006 single work prose ;
In the World under a Soft Cover, Moya Costello , single work review
— Review of Proverbs from Sierra Leone Jen Webb , 2004 selected work poetry ; Ways of Getting By Jen Webb , 2006 selected work short story ;
Publish and Also Perish?, Nigel Krauth , single work review
— Review of National Treasure Michael Wilding , 2007 single work novel ;
Writer's Guide Makes for Easier Homecoming, Valerie Jeremijenko , single work review
— Review of The Australian Writer's Marketplace 2007/08 : Every Contact You Will Ever Need to Succeed in the Writing Business 2006 reference ;

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