LaTrobe-Hispanic Women's Writing

Subject 922-017 (2008)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2008. Search for this in the current handbook

Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
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This subject is not offered in 2008.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A 3-hour lecture/seminar per week
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Prerequisites: 60% or higher in 922011 Spanish Language & Culture 2B or 922215 Post-Intermediate Spanish A or 922012 Latin America Today or 922015 Study Abroad Spain or K922016 Post-Intermediate Spanish B or 922020 Contemporary Hispanic Literature or approval of the subject coordinator.
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Recommended Background Knowledge: None
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Dr Lilit Thwaites
Subject Overview:

The emphasis in this subject is on the writing of some of the major contemporary women writers of Spain and Latin America. Consideration will be given to the literary and theoretical trends which underpin the texts to be studied, and also to the socio-historical and cultural contexts within which the authors are writing.

Assessment: Two 1500 to 2000-word essays 80% and a 15 to 20-minute oral 20%. For 4th-year students greater achievement and application of research skills and a longer presentation will be required.
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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • enhanced analytical skills;

  • enhanced observational skills;

  • enhanced communication skills.

  • enhanced critical skills.


Special enrolment arrangements apply. Students must contact the Faculty of Arts Office for application forms and further details.

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Arts

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