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SPA1301 - Literature in the Spanish Language

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letter grades
Term:  Autumn

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 7 days

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades
Term:  Spring

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours F

Course content

The course gives an introduction to Spanish and Latin American literature from the 20th and 21st century. It gives a general view of the most important writers and representative texts in various genres from various literary eras. The course also gives a brief introduction to important methods of literary analysis.

Learning outcome

A candidate who has passed the course is expected to have obtained the following learning outcome in accordance with the description of the course in the course programme, defined as knowledge, skills and general qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE

The candidate:

  • is expected to have a basic knowledge about important Spanish speaking authors
  • is expected to have detailed knowledge about a selection of Spanish speaking literary texts from various genres and eras
  • is expected to have basic knowledge about theory, terminology and analytical tools within Spanish literary science

SKILLS

The candidate:

  • is expected to be able to understand and interpret various types of Spanish texts
  • is expected to be able to utilise his/her knowledge to reflect on and discuss important problems within Spanish literary science, both orally and in writing
  • is expected to gain further knowledge within this academic field

GENERAL COMPETENCE

The candidate:

  • is expected to be able to perform analytical reasoning
  • is expected to present and discuss problems, views and solutions, both orally and in writing
  • is expected to be able to talk to people with different backgrounds on a general level

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and seminars. The course demands a high degree of student activity, both through preparations at home and oral participation in lectures and seminars.

Students will complete three mandatory assignments during the semester, of which at least one is an oral presentation.

Approved obligatory assignments are valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester). All obligatory assignments must be completed in the same semester.

Compulsory assignments

  • 3 exercises
  • 3 exercises

Further on evaluation

The examination must be answered in Spanish.

Course materials

A selection of texts from various genres that are considered representative of literature written in Spanish. The reading list will be announced at the beginning of the semester.

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Spanish

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Foreign Language
  • Comparative Literature
  • Spanish
  • Language and Literature
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature

Examination

Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100

Release
2023-10-09

Submission
2023-10-16


09:00


12:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates

Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 F 2024-06-05 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL310 Sluppenvegen 14 22
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
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