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The program era [electronic resource] : postwar fiction and the rise of creative writing / Mark McGurl.

By: McGurl, Mark, 1966-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 466 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780674054240 (electronic bk.); 0674054245 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Creative writing (Higher education) -- United States -- History -- 20th century | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Rhetoric | REFERENCE -- Writing Skills | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Composition & Creative Writing | Roman | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Program era.DDC classification: 808/.042071173 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: halls of mirror -- Autobardolatry: modernist fiction, progressive education, "creative writing" -- Understanding Iowa: the religion of institutionalization -- The social construction of unreality: creative writing in the open system -- Our phonocentrism: finding the voice of the (minority) storyteller -- The hidden injuries of craft: mass higher education and lower-middle-class modernism -- Art and alma mater: the family, the nation, and the primal scene of instruction -- Miniature America: or, the program in transplanetary perspective -- Afterword: systematic excellence.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 411-455) and index.

Introduction: halls of mirror -- Autobardolatry: modernist fiction, progressive education, "creative writing" -- Understanding Iowa: the religion of institutionalization -- The social construction of unreality: creative writing in the open system -- Our phonocentrism: finding the voice of the (minority) storyteller -- The hidden injuries of craft: mass higher education and lower-middle-class modernism -- Art and alma mater: the family, the nation, and the primal scene of instruction -- Miniature America: or, the program in transplanetary perspective -- Afterword: systematic excellence.

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