Checking date: 02/05/2019


Course: 2019/2020

Images and representation: representing the body
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Study: Master in Contemporary Spanish Language and Literature (292)
EPH


Coordinating teacher: PEREZ-RASILLA BAYO, EDUARDO

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

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

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Students are expected to have completed
Spanish knowledge (advanced, proficient or superior)
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
By the end of this course the student should be able to hold an overview of the main images of the human body and how they are represented in theatre, novel, poetry and other literary discourses in Spanish. These may be considered nowadays as an extraordinary field for aesthetic and politic reflection in this imaginary. The student will develop the following competences: 1. Knowledge of various ways of representing body ad sexuality in contemporary Spanish literature. 2. Analyse critical writing literary relevant texts and performances on this subject. 3. Identify forms of represention of human body. 4. Apply the new acquired knowledge of these representations and its literature to middle and superior levels of Spanish.
Description of contents: programme
1. Literature, sexuality and writing: notes for a critical reading 2. Body, space and society: symbols and imaginaries on the sexual experience of the Spanish society 3. Exploring the visceral. Taboos and prejudices 4. Body and scenic representations
Learning activities and methodology
This course intends to focus the attention on the student and his development of independence in the process of learning and acquiring comunicative competence, particularly, literary competence and intercultural competence inside and outside the class. The student will be expected to do a series of readings, activities based on said readings, participate during the lesson as well as he wil have to do creativewriting exercises. In addition, the student will also have to prepare a critical discourse to be presented at the end of the course.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

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