COD 2023 - D849

Webinar - Literary and Media Evenings: A satire of small English towns: The Bookshop (by Penelope Fitzgerald and film adaptation by Isabel Coixet)

Literature and cinema lovers

1 sesiones, inicia: 19-May

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Ciclo: 2023
Nivel: A Distancia
Idioma: Inglés
Estado: Pospuesto
Lugar: A Distancia
Capacitador/es: Ms. Julia Fernández Armendariz, Mrs. Maria Victoria Llera
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1 19 Mayo 2023 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 and cinema lovers
- To promote an analysis of the novel, shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1978, based
on its historical context.
- To reflect on the satirical nature of the novel, its context of production and context of
- To analyse key passages and engage in fruitful conversations about
characterisation and the sense of place and space.
- To discuss key elements of the movie adaptation done in 2017.
- Penelope Fitzgerald’s life, work and style.
- Genre: the satirical novel.
- Introduction to the historical and geographical context.
- Discussion of characterisation, 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.
- 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.
- Fiztgerald, P. (1978) The Bookshop. London: Duckworth.
- Selection of articles.