Journeying with the creative writing doctorate: whose story is it?

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Abstract

Why would a creative writer, whose ideas are born in images and dreams, whose expression flows from them first like a spring and then a fabulous waterfall lit up by a rainbow of light, want to be so curtailed, constrained and managed by the shape and journey of a doctoral thesis? What kind of story might they possibly want to tell in a mode that has historically been antithetical to what we recognise as creative writing? Or is there a way, in the contemporary doctoral space, to push the boundaries of academic thought and rigour? Is there a way of re-claiming the space to connect creativity with scholarship?
Original languageEnglish
TypeOnline in-house journal article
Media of outputonline
PublisherThe Australian Council of Deans and Directors of Creative Arts
Number of pages2
Place of PublicationSydney
Edition24
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 1 Oct 2019

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Keywords

  • doctorate
  • Creative writing

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Wisker, G. (2019, Oct 1). Journeying with the creative writing doctorate: whose story is it? (24 ed.) Sydney: The Australian Council of Deans and Directors of Creative Arts .