Undergraduate Course: The Novel of the Spanish Transition (ELCH10019)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course will study the political implications of post-Franco through the most important novels of the period. These texts reflect the change in the Spanish people's mentality and a rethinking and recovering of a past transformed by the old regime.
This course will study the political implications of post-Franco Spain through the most important novels of the period. These works will be studied from the point of view of the new society being built and all the implications for popular culture integrated in the Spanish new narrative. These texts reflect the change in the Spanish people¿s mentality and a rethinking and recovering of a past transformed by the old regime.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| Entry to Spanish Hons required.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 22,
Summative Assessment Hours 3,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||30% coursework (one 1,500-word essay) / 70% exam (two questions to be answered in two hours)
||Feedback on Essay and on non summative presentation as well as exam by both internal examiners
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||2:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Understand the political implications of post-Franco Spain through the most important novels of the period.
- Reflect critically and make judgements in light of evidence and argument.
- Extract and synthesise key information from written and spoken sources.
|Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Los mares del Sur.|
Carmen Martín Gaite, El cuarto de atrás.
Lourdes Ortiz, Urraca.
Eduardo Mendoza, La ciudad de los prodigios.
Julio Llamazares, Luna de lobos.
Rosa Montero, Te trataré como una reina.
Josefina Aldecoa, Historia de una maestra.
Antonio Muñoz Molina, El invierno en Lisboa.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||10 tutorials of 2 hours
|Course organiser||Dr Jose Saval
Tel: (0131 6)50 3677
|Course secretary||Miss Fiona Jack
Tel: (0131 6)50 3635