COD 2023 - D828

Webinar - Cultural Programme - Reading and Media Breakfasts: "Persuasion: A contemporary spin on a classic tale. Analysing Jane Austen’s novel and its Netflix adaptation"

Literature lovers

1 sessions, start: 15-Apr

Course detail

Year: 2023
Level: Distance
Language: English
Status: Ended
Lugar: Distance
Facilitator/s: Ms. Julia Fernández Armendariz, Mrs. Maria Victoria Llera
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Free of charge
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ARS 4500.00
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ARS 4500.00


Sessions Dates Start Finish
1 15 April 2023 10:00 am 11:30 am


Julia Fernández Armendariz

Julia Fernández Armendariz graduated as an English teacher from IES en Lenguas Vivas Juan R. Fernández, where she also completed specialisation courses in English Literature and British History. She holds a BA in Education from Universidad Nacional de Quilmes and a Postgraduate Certificate in English Studies from The University of Nottingham, England. Her areas of specialty include Postcolonial Studies, Border Theory and Historical Fiction. She teaches Literature II and Cultural Studies at IES en Lenguas Vivas "Juan R. Fernández", and English Literature and Culture at ENS en Lenguas Vivas "Sofia B. Spangenberg". She also works at Secondary school level.

Maria Victoria Llera

Victoria Llera is a Graduate Teacher of English from I. E. S en Lenguas Vivas "J. R. Fernández" and holds a BA in English Language from the University of San Martín. She is currently specializing in English Literature II and Literary Movements of the Twentieth Century at the I.E.S.L.V. “Juan Ramón Fernández” while teaching IGCSE/AS at Colegio Jesus Maria, Recoleta. She has taught IB Language B and has been working at the University of Buenos Aires, School of Philosophy and Letters, teaching language and delivering courses on Postcolonial Literature for the last six years.
Literature lovers
-To promote an analysis of the novel based on its historical context, from a
postmodern perspective.
-To reflect on the context of production and the context of reception.
-To analyse key passages and engage in fruitful conversations about
characterisation and the creation of meaning.
-To discuss key elements of the movie adaptation done by Netflix in 2022 and the
controversy around it.
-Jane Austen’s world and legacy.
-Introduction to the historical context.
-Discussion of characterisation, symbols and motifs.
-Introduction to elements of cinematography and adaptation.
-Reading of key extracts and analysis of movie scenes.
-Presentation of key concepts, discussion and guided group reflection and
exchange of ideas.
-Austen, J. (1998) Persuasion. Hertz: Wordsworth Editions.
-Chevalier, J. (1996). Dictionary of Symbols. London: Penguin Books.
-Cuddon, J (2015) The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory.
London: Penguin Books.
-Hutcheon, L. (2006) A Theory of Adaptation. New York: Routledge.
-Selection or articles.
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