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Creative writing and critical reading
Creative writing and critical reading

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This free course was written by Ben Masters, Derek Neale and Jane Yeh. It was first published in August 2019.

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see terms and conditions [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] ), this content is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Licence.

The material acknowledged below is Proprietary and used under licence (not subject to Creative Commons Licence). Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission to reproduce material in this free course:


Salman Rushdie, Midnight’s children: Copyright © 1981, Salman Rushie, used by permission of The Wylie Agency (UK) Limited

Fleur Adcock, ‘A surprise in the Peninsula’: from Poems 1960–2000, Bloodaxe Books, 2000.

Kaadzi Ghansah, R. (2013) ‘If He Hollers Let Him Go’, The Believer, October 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Believer and Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah


Course image: © fstop123/iStock/Getty Images

Figure 1: © patpitchaya/iStock/Getty Images

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Figure 3: © Farknot_Architect/iStock/Getty Images


Audio 1: © BBC

Audios 2 and 3: © The Open University

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