Aims/Description: A novel, play and a number of films (as a minimum) are studied as different modes for 'representing- the city and as starting points for a discussion of contemporary cultural and theoretical approaches to the city. We analyse the particular protagonism of the city of Barcelona within the life experiences portrayed in the primary texts, and establish the particular differential character of Barcelona within modern Spain, as well as in the wider context of cities at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Issues such as urban regeneration and immigration in particular allow both a local focus, and discussion which is much more universally applicable.

Staff Contact: JOHNSON PETRA L
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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