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SP4013   Culture and Conflict: Representing the Spanish Civil War

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

Planned timetable: 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm Thu.

This module considers how the Spanish Civil War has been represented in culture over time, from contemporary literary responses to the testimonial writings of post-war exiles and the fictional representations of subsequent generations. Students will explore such issues as the tensions between culture and politics (propaganda, censorship, etc.), the reliability of memory texts, the 'memory boom' in recent Spanish fiction and post-memory. A selection of literary texts and film will be studied.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass SP3001 and pass SP3002

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1.5-hour seminar and 1 surgery hour and occasional film/video viewing

Scheduled learning hours: 23

Guided independent study hours: 127

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: Coursework = 100%


Module teaching staff: Dr C O'Leary