Checking date: 02/05/2019


Course: 2019/2020

Contemporary literary movements
(13818)
Study: Dual Bachelor in Journalism and Humanities Studies (282)


Coordinating teacher: PEREZ-RASILLA BAYO, EDUARDO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language, Literature Theory

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

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Students are expected to have completed
A HIGH KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH LANGUAGE IS REQUIRED LITERARY AND HUMANISTIC BASIC KNOWLEDGE
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
The students will learn how to: -Understand the frequent topics of the contemporary literature -Know of the primary trends of the contemporary literature -Analyze a contemporary text -Relate a contemporary text with another piece of art
Description of contents: programme
The course has 3 generic axes Unit 1. Crisis of the subject at the begining of the XX century (Schnitzler, Kafka, Joyce, Svevo, Woolf, Unamuno, ...) Unit 2. Social and political compromise. Literature in the middel century XX (Queneau, Perec, Brecht, Calvino, etc.) Unit 3. New literary tendences (End XX-XXI): Coetzee, Ishiguro, Oé, Banville, Gopegui, Liddell, etc.
Learning activities and methodology
Master classes Practical sessions Tutorials
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Basic Bibliography
  • Banville, John. Imposturas. Anagrama. 2005
  • Camus, Albert. El primer hombre. Tusquets. 1994
  • Cortázar, Julio. Relatos. Alianza. 2010
  • Gopegui, Belén. Deseo de ser punk. Anagrama. 2009
  • Joyce, James. Dublineses. Akal. 2015
  • Kafka, Franz. La metamorfosis y otros relatos. Cátedra. 2004
  • Moravia, Alberto. La campesina. Mondadori. 2010
  • Schitzler, Arthur. La señorita Elsa. Acantilado. 2001
  • Tabucchi, Antonio. Sostiene Pereira. Anagrama. 1995
  • Weiss, Peter. La indagación. Grijalbo. 1968

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.