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Developed for courses in first-year writing, Creativity: A Reader for Writers includes an interdisciplinary mix of public, academic, and cultural reading selections. It provides students with the rhetorical knowledge and analytical strategies required to participate effectively in discussions about creativity by covering the major theories, modern research, and current issues in the field. Topics include:

-Cognitive mechanisms and creativity
-Creativity, personality, and motivation
-Family and social influences on creativity
-Child prodigies
-International perspectives
-Creativity and innovation in the workplace
-Marginalization of creative people due to race, ethnicity, gender, or socioeconomics
-Creativity and mental health
-Creativity and aging

Creativity: A Reader for Writers is part of a series of brief, single-topic readers from Oxford University Press designed for today's college writing courses. Each reader in this series approaches a topic of contemporary conversation from multiple perspectives.


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December 2015 : UK Paperback

Title: Creativity: A Reader for Writers
Author(s): Instructor Ryan G Van Cleave
ISBN: 0-19-027992-3 / 978-0-19-027992-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK