20 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: English and Spanish.

Aims/Description: This is a 10-ECTS credit module that can normally be taken in one of two specialisms: Writers Under Franco, and Law and Culture in the Hispanic World. Writers Under Franco examines works produced in Spain after the Spanish Civil War under the censorship and restraints of the Franco regime (eg. Cela, Sánchez Ferlosio, Martín-Santos). Law and Culture in the Hispanic World explores the many relationships between law, justice and culture; looks at what law and culture can learn from each other; examines the representation of law in culture as well as the cultural influence law has on society; explores the coercive power of law and the literary power of the word. Texts (written and visual) are by Calderón, De Burgos, Eduardo Mendoza and Pilar Miró. Availability of specialisms is subject to staffing.

Staff Contact: Dr Tony Trippett
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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