COD 2019 - CP008

Cultural Programme - Reading Breakfast: Haruki Murakami: “Men Without Women” a selection of short stories

Literature teachers, literature lovers, IGCSE teachers and AS/A level teachers

1 sessions, start: 24-Aug

Course detail

Year: 2019
Level: Culture Programme
Language: English
Status: Ended
Lugar: ESSARP - Deheza 3139, CABA
Facilitator/s: Ms. Lorrain Ledwith MA
Print course
ESSARP Schools
Free of charge
Exams Schools
ARS 800.00
Non affiliate
ARS 800.00


Sessions Dates Start Finish
1 24 August 2019 09:00 am 12:00 pm


Lorrain Ledwith

Lorrain Ledwith holds an MA degree in Literary Linguistics from the University of Nottingham, UK. She taught for more than twenty-five years Introduction to Literary Studies, English Literature II, XX Century Literary Movements and Literature and Cinema at IES Lenguas Vivas "Juan Ramón Fernández", and English Literature II at "Dr. Joaquín V. González". She also taught English Literature at the training college and at the translator´s course at Universidad de Belgrano where she actually lectures at the BA and MA in English Language. She was a member of the Selection Committee of the magazine Lenguas Vivas for eight years.
Literature teachers, literature lovers, IGCSE teachers and AS/A level teachers
- To explore Murakami's work through a selection of his short stories.
- To promote a contextual and stylistic analysis mediated by the need to work with translations.
- To analyse a number of short stories and relate them to the Japanese I-novel
- To reflect upon the significance of Realism, Surrealism and Magic realism in the XXI century
- "On Seeing the 100% Percent Perfect Girl One Beautiful April Morning"
- "Kino"
- "Yesterday"
- "Men Without Women"
The reading group will be an open space for analysis and discussion. Key concepts of text-oriented and reader-oriented approaches will be presented in an attempt to promote participants´ elaboration of their own personal responses to the text.
Adichie, C. N.(2019). “The Danger of a Single Story”. TED Talk.≥D9Ihs241zeg
Baron, C. Engel, M. (eds.) (2010) Realism/ Anti-Realism in Twentieth-Century Literature, NewYork: Rodolpi.
Charters, A., (1991). The Short Story and Its Writer. 3rd ed. Boston: Bedford Books of St Martin in the Fields.
Cobley, P., (2001) Narrative. London and New York: Routledge
Cox, Aisla (ed.) (2011) Teaching Short Stories. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Fludernik, M. (2009) An Introduction to Narratology Trans from the German by Patricia Häusler-Greenfield and Monika Fludernik. London & New York: Routledge.
Toolan M. (2001) Narrative: A Critical Linguistic Introduction, London: Routledge.
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