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Published: 01 September 2022 (Estimated)

240 Pages | 13 Illustrations


ISBN: 9780192855305

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Literary Rebels

A History of Creative Writers in Anglo-American Universities

Lise Jaillant

  • The first history of creative writing programmes in Britain and America
  • Sheds new light on the relationship between writers and scholars from the 1930s to the present day
  • Draws on extensive work in neglected archives and oral history interviews with distinguished creative writers
  • Offers a new model of scholarship in hybrid archives, comprising paper and born-digital documents
  • Written in a clear, engaging style for anyone interested in creative writing programmes
  • Includes an Afterword by Mark McGurl, the author of The Program Era