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Title: Creative Choices. "Explorations in Creative Writing" by Kevin Brophy. [review]
Authors: Tucker, Robyn
Keywords: Australian
Book Reviews
Robyn Tucker
Reading Writing
Medieval Thinking and the Novelisation of the Poem
literary analysis
Sylvia Plath
Making Writing
Talking Writing
Heather Kerr
Amanda Nettlebeck
The Space Between
Issue Date: Oct-2003
Publisher: Australian Book Review
Citation: Tucker, Robyn 2003. Creative Choices. Review of "Explorations in Creative Writing" by Kevin Brophy. 'Australian Book Review', No 255, October, 52.
Series/Report no.: No 255
Abstract: Kevin Brophy shows us his skills as an entertainer in "Explorations in Creative Writing". He has read widely and has a diverse collection of tales to tell, from the mundane to the fantastic. The story, anecdote and fragment are all part of his performance. We shift between a reading of Kafka’s ‘Metamorphosis’, to the ‘agenda of the couch’ and even to writers’ accounts of visits to analysts (Lacan’s consulting rooms — shabby!). Like the best entertainers, Brophy knows how to tell a good story. His writing has an admirable lightness of touch, alternately reflective and playful, and conveys a sense of the vitality of its subject matter.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/522
ISSN: 0155-2864
Appears in Collections:No 255 - October, 2003

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