COD 2022 - D705

Webinar - "The epistolary novel need not be boring: The Guernsey literary and potato peel pie society" (by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows)

Literature lovers

1 sesiones, inicia: 29-Abr

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Ciclo: 2022
Nivel: A Distancia
Idioma: Inglés
Estado: Terminado
Lugar: A Distancia
Capacitador/es: Ms. Julia Fernández Armendariz, Mrs. Maria Victoria Llera
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Sesiones Fechas Inicia Termina
1 29 Abril 2022 05:30 pm 07:00 pm


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 genre, 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 reflect upon the effects of war, the need for human contact and the life-saving nature of literature.
-To discuss certain key elements of the movie adaptation done by Netflix in 2018.
-Mary Ann Shaffer’s life, work and style. Annie Barrows as co-author.
-Genre: the epistolary novel.
-Introduction to the historical and geographical context.
-Discussion of characterization, symbols and motifs.
-Reading of key extracts and analysis of movie scenes.
-Presentation of key concepts, discussion and guided group reflection and exchange of ideas.
-Participants will be sent the novel as a Pdf and are advised to watch the film beforehand.
-Chevalier, Jean and Alain Gheerbrant. Dictionary of Symbols. London: Penguin Books, 1996.
-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.
-Schaffer, M. (2008) The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. New York: Dial Press.