Pens and Swords: Creative writing and poetry in post-conflict and displacement settings.

Andres Morrissey, Franz (2015). Pens and Swords: Creative writing and poetry in post-conflict and displacement settings. In: Rellstab, Daniel H.; Schlote, Christiane (eds.) Representantions of War, Migration and Refugeehood; Interdisziplinary prespectives. Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature: Vol. 33 (pp. 233-248). New York and London: Routledge

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An overview of the use of poetry in creative writing and memoir writing in post-conflict contexts and for migrants illustrated with a number of proven activities, in the light of the (alleged) contrast between therapeutic and artistic writing.

Item Type:

Book Section (Book Chapter)

Division/Institute:

06 Faculty of Humanities > Department of Linguistics and Literary Studies > Institute of English Languages and Literatures
06 Faculty of Humanities > Department of Linguistics and Literary Studies > Institute of Germanic Languages
06 Faculty of Humanities > Other Institutions > Teaching Staff, Faculty of Humanities

UniBE Contributor:

Andres Morrissey, Franz

Subjects:

800 Literature, rhetoric & criticism > 820 English & Old English literatures
400 Language > 420 English & Old English languages
400 Language > 430 German & related languages
800 Literature, rhetoric & criticism > 830 German & related literatures

ISBN:

978-0-415-71176-0

Series:

Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

Publisher:

Routledge

Language:

English

Submitter:

Franz Andres Morrissey

Date Deposited:

02 Dec 2014 13:28

Last Modified:

02 Dec 2014 13:28

Uncontrolled Keywords:

creative writing, Post-conflict initiatives, refugees, migrants, poetry, creative writing activities

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/60594

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