Contemporary Spanish Novelists ( Spanish Culture Workshops)

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 30 Conc £11 Full £30

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Saturday 10:00 - 14:00 1 MAC 11/01/2020 11/01/2020 CWSPA01

What will the course cover?

We will look at, in some detail, two of the more well-known contemporary Spanish novelists : Almudena Grandes and Arturo Pérez Reverte. We will analyse the themes and styles and the influence Spanish past and current affairs have on their work

Who is the course for?

For those who have an interest in the world of Spanish contemporary literature

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

The course will be delivered in Spanish and English. Some knowledge of Spanish language would be a bonus.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

By the end of the session you will know about contemporary Spanish literature, itsckground and the biography and most famous works of these specific writers

How is the course organised?

It is a 4-hour workshop during which. We will start with a brief biography of both writers. Talk about their work in general ( both of them write newspaper columns) styles, themes and focus on one book for each writer.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

You will be encouraged to explore the work of these two authors, perhaps read oen of their novels in Spanish!

How will my progress be assessed?

Through your contribution in class and a short final test at the end of the session

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Tutor will advise.

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

Note book and a pen and if you have read any of the authors’ books. Just a little written summary ( can be bullet points)

What support is available?

Ask at reception when you enrol if you ahve any additional requests.