COD 2023 - D899

Webinar - Cultural Programme - Reading and Media Breakfasts: "The complexities of human relationships and the gender perspective– A Look into Nick Hornby’s High Fidelity and Hulu’s adaptation into a miniseries"

Literature lovers and fans of Nick Hornby.

1 sessions, start: 19-Aug

Course detail

Year: 2023
Level: Distance
Language: English
Status: Postponed
Lugar: Distance
Facilitator/s: Mrs. Maria Victoria Llera, Ms. Julia Fernández Armendariz
Print course
ESSARP Schools
Free of charge
Exams Schools
ARS 4500.00
Non affiliate
ARS 4500.00


Sessions Dates Start Finish
1 19 August 2023 10:00 am 11:30 am


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.

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.
Literature lovers and fans of Nick Hornby.
-To promote an analysis of the novel from the perspective of gender, identity and social expectations.
- To analyse key passages and engage in fruitful conversations about characterisation and the creation of meaning.
- To reflect upon relationships, stereotypes and love.
-To comment on the miniseries’ adaptation of the novel, its narrative structure and symbolic scenes.
- Nick Hornby’s life, work and style.
- Analysis and commentary of the main aspects of the novel and the adaptation into a miniseries.
-Discussion of characterisation, symbols and motifs.
-Participants who enrol in this course will be sent the pdf version of the novel to read in advance. They are also advised to watch the miniseries beforehand.
-Guided group discussion will be provided in order to analyse and enjoy the literary text and miniseries.
Chevalier, Jean and Alain Gheerbrant. Dictionary of Symbols. London: Penguin Books, 1996.
Gamble, S. (2006). The Routledge Companion to Feminism and Postfeminism. New York: Routledge.
Hornby, Nick. (1995). High Fidelity. London: Penguin Books Ltd.
Hornby, N. (writer). Veronica West and Sarah Kucserka (directors). (2020). High Fidelity. Retrieved from
Howard, M. (1998) The Oxford History of the Twentieth Century. New York: Oxford University Press.
Hutcheon, L. (2006) A Theory of Adaptation. New York: Routledge.
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