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  1. General Materials 33 items
    General CW-related materials, including work from the first year
    1. THE PICTURE PROBLEM - Malcolm Gladwell 2004

      Article 

    2. Creative Writing: A Workbook with Readings - Linda Anderson 2013

      Book Essential Read 'Keeping a writer's notebook' - very useful

    3. The Broadview guide to writing - Victoria Anderson, Doug Babington c2010

      Book 

    4. Portable Creative Writing Workshop - Pat Boran 2013

      Book 

    5. Writing fiction: a guide to narrative craft - Burroway, Janet, Stuckey-French, Elizabeth c2007

      Book 

    6. Creative writing: a practical guide - Julia Casterton 2005

      Book 

    7. The art of writing fiction - Cowan, Andrew 2011

      Book 

    8. The road to somewhere: a creative writing companion - Graham, Robert, Armstrong, Julie 2005

      Book 

    9. The heart of the matter - Graham Greene 2004

      Book 

    10. In search of a character: two African journals - Graham Greene 1961

      Book Background Read the second section 'Convoy to West Africa', which illustrates how Greene came to build the novel Heart of the Matter from his journey. It's a fascinating time piece also.

    11. THE PICTURE PROBLEM - Malcolm Gladwell 2004

      Article 

    12. Research for writers - Hoffmann, Ann 2003

      Book 

    13. Creating short fiction - Damon Knight 1997

      Book 

    14. The Routledge creative writing coursebook - Paul Mills 2006

      Book 

    15. The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing - David Morley 2007

      Book 

    16. Key Concepts in Creative Writing - Matt Morrison 2009

      Book 

    17. Writing poems - Sansom, Peter 1994

      Book 

    18. New British poetry - Don Paterson, Charles Simic 2004

      Book 

    19. New British poetry - Don Paterson, Charles Simic 2004

      Book 

    20. The creative writing workbook - John Singleton 2000

      Book 

  2. Science 59 items
    Materials directly relating to the 'Science' element of the module
    1. Hothouse - Brian W. Aldiss 2015

      Book 

    2. Billion Year Spree: History of Science Fiction - Brian W. Aldiss 1973

      Book 

    3. The shape of further things: speculations on change - Brian W. Aldiss 2014, 1970

      Book 

    4. Hell's cartographers: some personal histories of science fiction writers - Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison, Alfred Bester 1976

      Book 

    5. New maps of hell: a survey of science fiction - Kingsley Amis 2012, c1960

      Book 

    6. Light: the visible spectrum and beyond - Megan K. Watzke, Kimberly K. Arcand 2015

      Book 

    7. Ægypt - John Crowley 2013

      Book 

    8. What They Left Behind - Sue Dymoke 2018

      Book 

    9. The handbook of creative writing - Steven Earnshaw 2007

      Book 

    10. Mortal Morning - Brian Aldiss 2011

      Book 

    11. The shape of further things: speculations on change - Brian W. Aldiss 2014, 1970

      Book 

    12. Use of Weapons - Iain M Banks 2008

      Book 

    13. The Penguin Book of Modern British Short Stories - Malcolm Bradbury 2011

      Book 

    14. Introducing time - Craig Callender, Ralph Edney 2010

      Book 

    15. How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy - Orson Scott Card 2000

      Book 

    16. Writing Short Stories - Ailsa Cox 2005

      Book 

    17. Unweaving the rainbow: science, delusion and the appetite for wonder - Richard Dawkins 2006

      Book 

    18. Human is - Philip K. Dick 2013

      Book 

    19. "Copenhagen" - Michael Frayn 1998

      Book 

    20. Chaos: making a new science - James Gleick 1988

      Book 

    21. Expanded universe - Robert A. Heinlein 2005

      Book 

    22. My mother was an upright piano: fictions - Tania Hershman 2012

      Book 

    23. Writing for video games - Steve Ince 2006

      Book 

    24. Where Rockets Burn Through: Contemporary Science Fiction Poems from the UK - Ron Butlin, Ken MacLeod, Edwin Morgan, Russell Jones 2012

      Book 

    25. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 2014

      Journal  The issue is entitled "Poetries and Science in the Twenty-First Century"

    26. Some kind of fairy tale - Graham Joyce 2013

      Book 

    27. The psychology of creative writing - Scott Barry Kaufman, James C. Kaufman 2009

      Book 

    28. The structure of scientific revolutions - Thomas S. Kuhn 2012

      Book 

    29. Ephemeris - Dorothy Lehane 2014

      Book 

    30. Zero - Brian McCabe 2009

      Book 

    31. Scientific papers - David Morley 2002

      Book 

    32. The invisible kings - David Morley 2007

      Book 

    33. Pattern beyond chance - Stephen Payne 2015

      Book 

    34. Flowers of sulphur - Mario Petrucci 2007

      Book 

    35. Watcher of the skies 2016

      Book 

    36. A quark for Mister Mark: 101 poems about science - Maurice Riordan, Jon Turney 2000

      Book 

    37. The History of Science Fiction - Adam Roberts 2007

      Book 

    38. Arcadia - Tom Stoppard 1993

      Book 

    39. Cassandra Complex - Jonathan Taylor 2018

      Book 

    40. Musicolepsy - Jonathan Taylor 2013

      Book 

    41. Writing fantasy & science fiction - Lisa Tuttle 2005

      Book 

    42. Science and Poetry - Andrew Wilson 2010

      Book 

  3. Place 36 items
    Materials directly relating to the 'Place' section o the module
    1. Meet me there 2015

      Book 

    2. The Penguin Book of Modern British Short Stories - Malcolm Bradbury 2011

      Book 

    3. Degrees of Twilight - Maggie Butt 2015

      Book 

    4. Devil's bit - Richard Byrt 2015

      Book 

    5. Invisible Cities - Italo Calvino, William Weaver 1997

      Book 

    6. The house on Mango Street - Sandra Cisneros 2004, 1992

      Book 

    7. Don't look now, and other stories - Daphne Du Maurier 1973

      Book 

    8. Selected poems - T. S. Eliot 2009

      Book 

    9. The collected poems of Robert Frost - Robert Frost 2013

      Book 

    10. Words from a glass bubble - Gebbie, Vanessa 2008, c2009

      Book 

    11. Three books - Ted Hughes, Ted Hughes, Ted Hughes, Ted Hughes 1993

      Book 

    12. The triggering town: lectures and essays on poetry and writing - Richard Hugo 2010

      Book 

    13. The lottery: and other stories - Shirley Jackson 2009

      Book 

    14. The Complete Poems of Philip Larkin - Archie Burnett, Philip Larkin 2012

      Book 

    15. Collected Poems - Philip Larkin, Anthony Thwaite 2003

      Book 

    16. Death in Venice - Thomas Mann, Clayton Koelb, Clayton Koelb 1994

      Book 

    17. Death in Venice, Tonio Krg̲er, and other writings - Thomas Mann, Frederick A. Lubich, Harold Bloom 1999

      Book 

    18. A discoverie of witches - Blake Morrison 2012

      Book 

    19. Selected poems - Blake Morrison 1999

      Book 

    20. Beneath - Simon Perril 2015

      Book 

    21. The New York School painters & poets: neon in daylight - Jenni Quilter, Carter Ratcliff 2014

      Book 

    22. Don't Look Now - Nicholas Roeg (DIRECTOR) 1973

      Audio-visual document  This is the DVD of the Nick Roeg movie "Don't Look Now."

    23. 253: the print remix - Geoff Ryman 1998

      Book 

    24. The rings of Saturn - W. G. Sebald 2002

      Book 

    25. The emigrants - W. G. Sebald, Michael Hulse 2002

      Book 

    26. Austerlitz - W. G. Sebald, Anthea Bell 2011

      Book 

    27. Hello World: Travels in Virtuality - Sue Thomas 2004

      Book 

    28. Clark Gable in Mansfield: selected poems - Deborah Tyler-Bennett 2003

      Book 

    29. Death in Venice 1971

      Audio-visual document  This is the DVD of Visconti's film of Death in Venice

    30. Selected poems - William Wordsworth, Stephen Gill 2004

      Book 

  4. History 7 items
    Materials directly relating to the history section of the module
    1. Writing historical fiction: a writers' and artists' companion - Celia Brayfield, Duncan Sprott 2014

      Book Essential Wonderful general browsing

    2. Writing historical fiction - Rhona Martin 1995

      Book Essential

    3. The handbook of creative writing - Steven Earnshaw 2007

      Book Background See Crawford Kilian, 'Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy.' Full text of book is online.

    4. Sidetracks: explorations of a romantic biographer - Richard Holmes 2000

      Book Essential Lots of interesting material from a creative non-fiction writer, imagining historical scenarios. Read the theatre play imagining Shelley's last days in Italy pps283-8

    5. The heart of the matter - Graham Greene 2004

      Book Background To connect with Greene's In Search of a Character, Section II 'Convoy to West Africa'. The latter is a journal outlining how he came to construct the story for this novel.

    6. THE PICTURE PROBLEM - Malcolm Gladwell 2004

      Article Background If you are interested, this is the article that the writer Malcolm Gladwell discusses in the YouTube clip during our introductory lecture.

    7. The Cannibal Spirit - Harry Whitehead 2011

      Book 

  5. Reflective writing 9 items
    1. The way we write: interviews with award-winning writers - Baker, Barbara 2007

      Book 

    2. How I write: the secret lives of authors - Dan Crowe, Philip Oltermann 2007

      Book 

    3. Inside creative writing: interviews with contemporary writers - Harper, Graeme 2012

      Book 

    4. In their own words: contemporary poets on their poetry - Ivory, Helen, Szirtes, George 2012

      Book 

    5. Passion and craft: conversations with notable writers - Lyons, Bonnie, Oliver, Bill 1998

      Book 

    6. The Believer book of writers talking to writers - Vida, Vendela 2005

      Book 

  6. The old ways: a journey on foot - Robert Macfarlane 2013

    Book 

  7. The wild places - Robert Macfarlane 2008

    Book Background Just so fabulous a use of history, place and personal journey in a travelogue style creative non-fiction. All MacFarlane's works are worth reading.

  8. Landmarks - Robert Macfarlane 2015

    Book Background

  9. Mountains of the mind: a history of a fascination - Robert Macfarlane 2008

    Book Background

  10. Creative writing: a workbook with readings - Linda Anderson, Open University. Creative Writing Course Team, Open University. A215 Creative Writing Course Team 2006

    Book 

  11. A writer's notebook - W. Somerset Maugham 1951

    Book Essential Reading Maugham's character sketch of Charles Haddon Chambers from 1921 (around p170, I think). Use it as an exemplar for writing character sketches in your journal

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