Syllabus query

Academic Year/course: 2017/18

427 - Degree in Spanish

28061 - Spanish Gender and Literature Studies

Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
28061 - Spanish Gender and Literature Studies
Faculty / School:
103 - Facultad de Filosofía y Letras
427 - Degree in Spanish
427 - Degree in Spanish: 4
580 - Degree in Spanish: 4
427 - Degree in Spanish: 3
First semester
Subject Type:

5.1. Methodological overview

See "Learning activities " and "Syllabus".

More information will be provided on the first day of class.

5.2. Learning tasks

  • Theoretical lectures.
  • Practical lectures.
  • Individual work.
  • Personal study.
  • Assessment activities.

5.3. Syllabus

Syllabus (or programme)


1.- Concepts and approaches of feminist thought: the concept of gender.

2.- Feminist literary research I: A critical review of the representation of women (of femininity/masculinity) in masculine canonical literature. Deconstruction of sexist discourse and reading strategies.

3. Feminist literary research II: Restoration of the visibility of women writers, a study of their work and insertion into the canon of literary history.- “Feminine writing”: discourse, sexual difference and gender identities.

4.- A brief overview of Spanish women writers from the Middle Ages to the present.- Themes concerning feminism in novelists from the 20th and 21st centuries.

5.4. Course planning and calendar

See the academic calendar of the University of Zaragoza ( and the website of the Faculty of Philosophy and Arts (Schedule of classes:; Examination schedule:

More information will be provided on the first day of class.