|Unit Director:||Dr Caragh Wells|
|Unit length:||Twelve weeks|
|Method of Assessment:||See below|
This unit provides students with an introduction to several of Spain’s most important post-war women writers. Students will explore the social, political and cultural background to the period under discussion and, through a close reading of each set text, they will examine the key themes that each writer explores in her fiction. These themes include the relationship between space and female freedom, female sexuality and male-female relations.
Students should read all of the set texts before commencing this unit.
One lecture and one seminar per week over 12 weeks
One summative essay of 1,800-2,000 words (one-third of mark) and one two-hour examination (two-thirds of mark).Top of page