S648 - AS Literature: Stories of Ourselves (2019/20/21)

  • Ciclo: 2019
  • Nivel: Secondary
  • Idioma: Inglés
  • Estado: Terminado
  • Lugar: ESSARP
  • Capacitador/es: Florencia Perduca

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Sesiones Fechas Inicia Termina
1 08 Aug 2019 05:30 PM 08:30 PM
2 22 Aug 2019 05:30 PM 08:30 PM
3 05 Sep 2019 05:30 PM 08:30 PM
4 26 Sep 2019 05:30 PM 08:30 PM


Florencia Perduca

Florencia Perduca, Graduate Teacher of English and Literary Translator from I. E. S en Lenguas Vivas "J. R. Fernández", MA in Literary Linguistics (University of Nottingham), is an ESSARP course coordinator specialised in Literatures in Englishes, Postcolonial Theory and Border Literacy. She teaches Literature in Englishes at I.E.S. en Lenguas Vivas "Juan Ramón Fernandez", and ISP "Joaquín V Gonzalez", Cultural Studies at ENS en Lenguas Vivas "Sofía E. Broquen de Spangenberg", Postcolonial and Border Literatures at Licenciatura en Lengua Inglesa, Universidad Nacional del Litoral and Latin American Studies at UCA. She has been teaching IGCSE and AS Language and Literature at various schools. She has led research projects on Intercultural Awareness and Border Literacy and has designed literary and intercultural resource materials.


AS Literature and Language teachers interested in working with both canonical and non-canonical texts from a literary linguistic perspective


- To promote a context-based approach to the reading of texts which lend themselves to exploring Literatures in Englishes.
- To look for and build strategies to raise teachers and students’ awareness of specific cultures and their worlds of meaning.
- To prepare materials that meet AS Literature core objectives.


Set readings from the Anthology Stories of Ourselves for AS 2019.

Raymond Carver’s “Elephant”

Borden Deal’s “The Taste of Watermelon”

Arthur Conan Doyle’s “How it Happened”

Graham Greene’s “The Destructors”

Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Hollow of the Three Hills”

Ted Hughes’s “The Rain Horse”

V S Pritchett’s “The Fly in The Ointment”

Ahdaf Soueif’s “Sandpiper”

H G Wells’s “The Door in the Wall”

Oscar Wilde’s “The Happy Prince”

P G Wodehouse’s “The Custody of the Pumpkin”

Virginia Woolf’s “The Lady in the Looking Glass: A Reflection”

 Central themes (the present and the past; displacement; individual vs. society) and thematic threads (the motif of ‘home’ as resignifiying individual/collective identity) cutting all stories across.
 Narrative structure of the short stories.
 Symbols and motifs.
 Cultural gaps.


1) Presentation and discussion of how to approach texts from a literary linguistic perspective. 2) Each story’s/writer’s background and culture 3) Signs of identity in a text written in English 4) Guided group reflection and exchange of ideas on the main themes and issues raised by the text. 5) Reading of key extracts in the short stories and reflection on how they mean. 6) Systematisation of a literary lingustic approach to meet AS Literature requirements.


1) ASHCROFT, GRIFFITHS, TIFFIN (1989) The Empire Writes Back, London: Routledge.
2) ASHCROFT, GRIFFITHS, TIFFIN (1995) The Post- Colonial Reader, London: Routledge.
3) BOEHMER, E. (1995) Colonial and Post-Colonial Literature, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
4) GRADDOL, D. (1997) The Future of English?, London: The British Council.
5) JENKINS, C (ed.) (2009) Stories of Ourselves: The University of Cambridge International Examinations Anthology of Short Stories in English, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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