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"The best is by Jude Brigley, whose volume hums with enthusiasm and crackles with ideas about short stories, Welsh short stories in particular, and how to teach them. Her students are compelled (though who would wish to resist?) into an appreciation of the genre through completing stories from known beginnings, writing poems about them, responding to suggestive statements"The best is by Jude Brigley, whose volume hums with enthusiasm and crackles with ideas about short stories, Welsh short stories in particular, and how to teach them. Her students are compelled (though who would wish to resist?) into an appreciation of the genre through completing stories from known beginnings, writing poems about them, responding to suggestive statements ('A story is never complete.' 'A story could begin anywhere.' and so on), detailed attention to characterisation and language, continuing stories, and through role-playing. They are encouraged to read Carver, Atwood, Updike, Lessing, as well as Welsh short stories. Such work on stories from Wales not only develops intelligent reading but also becomes a rich source of creative writing. Here is evidence of English teaching of the highest order that never forgets that as teachers it is our role to equip students to make successful journeys without us, but that 'students need to see themselves as explorers'."---James A Davies in The Times Educational Supplement...

Title : Approaches To The Study Of Stories From Wales
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ISBN : 9780946737291
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 307 Pages
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  • Jude Brigley
    2019-02-17 00:58

    I wrote this such a long time ago, reading it now it was full of surprises. I had forgotten it.