|TITLE||A Monographic Course on a Spanish Writer|
|LEVEL||03 - Years 2, 3, 4 in Modular Undergraduate Course|
|DESCRIPTION||This study-unit looks in some detail at the work of one writer such as Cervantes, Lorca, Goytisolo, etc. If, for example we take the case of Lorca, one could look at this author's considerable range of work: from tragedy to farce, from the cante jondo of Spanish gypsies to Walt Whitman, from Granada to Madrid and then to Manhattan and Cuba. This study-unit will establish links between Lorca's work as a playwright and his work as a poet. One could then focus on the way in which Lorca dealt with character and the self with themes such as the ignorance/repression of the body. Works to be analysed include Lorca's tragedies La casa de Bernarda Alba, Yerma and El público, as well as poems from Romancero gitano and Poeta en Nueva York.
Primary texts and critical works in accordance with author chosen. In the case of Lorca , for example this might include the following:
Guerrero Ruíz, P. & Dean-Thacker, V. (1998) Federico García Lorca : el color de la poesía. Murcia: Universidad de Murcia.
Morris, C. B. (1997) Son of Andalusia: the lyrical landscapes of Federico García Lorca. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.
Pirraglia, E. (1995) Tres ensayos sobre la condición de la mujer en la literatura española. Azorín, Benito Pérez Galdós, Federico García Lorca. Montevideo: Editorial Latina.
Sahuquillo Vázquez, A. (1986) García Lorca y la cultura de la homosexualidad. Lorca, Dalí, Cernuda, Gil-Albert, y la voz silenciada del amor homosexual. Alicante: Instituto de Cultura Juan Gil-Albert.
Smith, P. J. (1998) The Theatre of García Lorca: Text, Performance, Psychoanalysis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
A level in Spanish
|METHOD OF ASSESSMENT||
|LECTURER/S||Blanca Palacio Alegre
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