The Creative Writing Life Lectures.docx - The Creative Writing Life Lecture What\u2019s so creative about creative writing PB Shelley \u201cI fall upon the

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The Creative Writing Life Lecture Sept 12 2016 : What’s so creative about creative writing? PB Shelley “I fall upon the thorns of life, I bleed” “Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world” Poetry says what it says, not hidden messages What is a Creative Writer? William Carlos Wiliams – “…all writing is a disease…” The idea that you need to be a tortured artist September 19 The romantics and their wild winds Inspiration Romanticism – high romance, moving experience beyond… The idea of the Muse Romantics neoclassicism. You can write about your life. The Sublime – experience of higher knowledge/connect with God Edmund Burke. Flower beautiful milky way sublime Shelley Ode to the West Wind Wordsworth. Romantic, real life, not epics, not heroes, real mundane fuckin shit Keats Negative Capability The ability to not know, not having to write in certainties, not having to have the answer Pablo Neruda Ode to the Onion September 26 2016 : Fairy Tales, Myth, Auto-Biography Subjectivity is the replacement word for “the self”.

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