Investigative Creative Writing - Teaching and Practice - Mark Spitzer

Investigative Creative Writing - Teaching and Practice - Mark Spitzer

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Investigative Creative Writing - Teaching and Practice - Mark Spitzer

Mark Spitzer [+-]
University of Central Arkansas
Mark Spitzer is Associate Professor of Creative Writing in the Department of Film, Theatre, and Creative Writing at the University of Central Arkansas. He is the author of 18 books, ranging from memoirs to novels to literary translations and collections of poetry. He is the editor of the award-winning Toad Suck Review (toadsuckreview.org), a professor of creative writing, an authority on the notorious gar fish (See River Monsters, alligator gar episode), and the world expert on the poetry of Jean Genet. Other recent titles include the poetry collection, Inflammatosis: Polemic Poetry, Incendiary Prose, and Other Extremes of Love and War (Six Gallery Press, 2018); the young adult and children’s literature title, The Crabby Old Gar (Subversive Muse Press, 2018); the novel, Viva Arletty! Our Lady of the Egrets (Six Gallery Press, 2017); the nonfiction work, Beautifully Grotesque Fish of the American West (University of Nebraska Press, 2017); the literary translation The Genet Translations: Poetry and Posthumous Plays (Polemic Press, 2015), and the memoir, After the Octopus (Black Mountain Press, 2014).

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After the Orange Glow 229, 231 Age of the Demon Tools 178 Beatles (the) 30 Beautifully Grotesque Fish of the American West 179, 183, 184 Black Panthers 240 Black Sabbath 214 Boston (the band) 202 Bottom Feeder 177, 184 Bruegel the Elder, Pietre 171 Burgkmair, Hans 173 Bush, George H. 188 Bush, George W. 147 Butler, Rob (RJB Photo) 157, 168, 174–176 Chum 46, 159, 162, 177, 184 Citizenship 15, 69, 115, 148–149, 232–252 Civilization 143–144, 169–170, 177, 184 Cronin, Kevin 229 Crypto-Arkansas 178 Department of Film, Theatre, and Creative Writing, University of Central Arkansas 99 Department of Writing, University of Central Arkansas 89–90, 99 Descriptive writing 21 Dialogue (use of) 2, 13, 28, 33–48, 51–53, 68, 72, 78, 81, 125, 133, 162, 207 Diversity (cultural, racial) 121–127, 130–131, 236, 238–239 Docupoetry 114 Double effect 26–31 Elephant Man 30 Elvis 30 Enkidu 143, 169–171 Environmental (eco-) writing / research / pedagogy 4–6, 9, 12, 14, 15, 61, 64, 67–69, 72, 73, 74, 129, 141–150, 152–184, 244–247, 249–250 Experiential education 4 Exquisite Corpse (literary journal) 91, 105, 113, 116, 212, 230 Extreme puppet theater 13, 59–80 Fatboy Slim 203 Fish (Fisheries, Fishing) 4, 9, 24, 43, 129, 142, 152, 153, 154, 156, 157–160, 162, 164–165, 177–184, 208–209, 249–250, 252From Absinthe to Abyssinia 25 Garapaima 151–154, 156–160, 162, 177, 184 Gilgamesh 143, 150, 169–170, 177, 184 Global warming (climate change) 2, 141, 143, 145, 147, 161, 162, 177, 183 GLURK! 154, 162, 182, 184 Hendrix, Jimi 202 In Search of Monster Fish 183, 184 Investigative creative writing 1–18, 163, 187, 206, 227, 240, 249, 250–251 character development 222–225 eco-fiction 5, 6, 14, 151–162, 163, 250 hypotheticals 189, 193–197, 199, 206 journalism 4 manic cadaver 202–204 manic flash fiction 204–207 nonfiction 5, 7, 14, 163–184, 248, 250 OED poetry 218–222 opposites 189, 190–197, 199 poetics 5, 14, 163, 178, 241, 250 poetry (verse) 4–6, 18, 152, 203, 240–242 postcard fiction 207–210 Q & A 189, 197–199, 206 spy teams 199–202, 203 Investigative writing 4 Jackson, Blanket 30 Jackson, Michael 30 Jackson, Samuel 42 Jobs, Steve 31, 32 John the Baptist 174 Joplin, Janis 203 Koch brothers 143 Laden, Osama bin 29 Lyric essay 5–6 Magic manic investigative cut-up 214–218 Make it new 26, 32 Making a difference 3, 11, 12, 15, 31, 44, 111, 142, 149, 158, 162, 178–184, 213, 222, 247–251 Master E. S. 168 Me Too movement 136 Mormon Tabernacle Choir 202 Moses 44, 235 Multiple-personality pedagogy 13, 51–58 Narration 36, 37, 39–40, 47, 53, 125, 235 Nebuchadnezzar 173 Osbourne, Ozzy 214 Potter, Harry 203 Postmodernism 4, 24, 27, 28, 114, 189, 191, 197 Power (via writing) 1–18, 21, 31, 33, 40, 51, 57, 59, 70, 81, 89, 91–93, 98–99, 101, 115, 130, 141, 149, 155, 162, 187, 189, 208, 210, 213, 229, 230, 232, 249–251 Primal Scream 227 Proze Attack 246, 252Pulp Fiction 42 Realism 24, 27, 31, 41, 224 REO Speedwagon 229 Rolling Stones 3 Saint Onuphrius 173 Show not tell (SNT) 12, 21–32, 56–57, 65, 200 Single effect 26, 32 Shakespeare and Company 133, 193 Something else 13, 15–16, 59, 65–80, 187, 189, 199, 209–210, 216, 249, 250 Sonic Youth 202 Spiderman 11, 250 Sponge Bob Square Pants 219 Spontaneous investigative prose 226–230 Stravinsky, Igor 202 Surrealism 202, 203, 214, 222, 230, 236 The Pigs Drink from Infinity 194, 212, 216, 231 Toad Suck Review 3, 91, 99, 105, 116, 211, 230 Travolta, John 42 University of Central Arkansas Mission Statement 90, 148, 237–239, 252 Van Halen 202 Voice (use of) 4, 8–9, 13, 14, 34, 37, 51–58, 64, 75, 81, 84, 89–92, 98, 101, 104, 121–122, 125, 142, 195, 210, 215, 223, 227, 235, 243–249 Weinstein, Harvey 136 Wildness (the Wild) 143–144, 163, 167, 170, 171, 182 Wilderness 7, 14, 143–144, 154, 162, 163–184 Wild people (wild man, wild woman) 7, 14, 163–184 Workshopping 14, 53–66, 69–80, 117–137, 191, 195, 207–208, 210, 213, 216, 218, 223, 226, 231, 234–236

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Spitzer, Mark. Subject Index. Investigative Creative Writing - Teaching and Practice. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 256-258 Jan 2020. ISBN 9781781797181. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=40592. Date accessed: 21 Oct 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.40592. Jan 2020

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