Introduction to Hispanic Literature

Maynooth University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Hispanic Literature

  • Host University

    Maynooth University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    European Studies, Literature, Spanish

  • Language Level

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This module offers an introduction to Contemporary Hispanic Literature. It will look at the formation of literary movements and the writers associated with them.

    Learning Outcomes:

    On successful completion of the module, students should be able to:
    - To introduce students to core theoretical concepts in the filed of literary studies.
    - To develop student's ability to apply theoretical concepts to literary texts in Spain and Latin America
    - To encourage students to relate such concepts to appropriate social.cultural,political and economic contexts.
    - To develop knowledge of Spanish and Latin-American culture in the twentieth century.
    - To demonstrate effective communication in Spanish for academic purposes.

    Teaching & Learning Methods:
    - Lectures: 24 hours
    - Planned learning activities: 25 hours
    - Independent student activities: 75 hours

    - Continuous Assessment: 100%

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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