English as a Creative Art is different from previous works on either creative writing or contemporary literary criticism. It is the first book to bring the two together, demonstrating how concepts drawn from literary theory can be used to enable students to develop critical insights into their own writing. Conversely, it also aims to help students understand contemporary critical concepts and become more incisive thinkers through creative work.

chapter 101|8 pages

Introduction Getting Started

chapter 1|28 pages

Writing Meets Literary Theory

chapter 2|27 pages

Language and Meaning

chapter 3|17 pages

Writing and Genre

chapter 4|11 pages

Organizing a Narrative

chapter 5|15 pages

Point of View/Focalization

chapter 6|19 pages

Multiple Voices

chapter 7|39 pages

Character and Characterization