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D456 - Webinar - The Handmaid's Tale: A level 2021-2023

  • Ciclo: 2021
  • Nivel: Distance
  • Idioma: Inglés
  • Estado: Terminado
  • Lugar: Distance
  • Capacitador/es: Leonardo Andrés Pantaleo

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1 14 Jun 2021 05:30 PM 07:00 PM

Capacitador/es

Leonardo Andrés Pantaleo

Leonardo graduated from the University of La Plata as a Teacher of English Language and Literature. He is doing his MA degree in Literary Studies at UBA. He has worked as a Teaching Assistant in Contemporary English Literature for two years and one in English Culture and Civilization at UNLP. He has participated in several academic conferences. For the past fifteen years, he has taught ESL and FLE classes for IGCSE and AS/A English Language and Literature in English at Patris Bilingual School, City Bell, and he has prepared IB candidates at St. George's, Quilmes and at Southern International School. For the past three years, he has developed digital material for an online educational platform.

Destinatarios

A level Literature teachers and Literature teachers in general

Objetivos

- To present the context of production and its marks in the text.
- To provide A literature teachers with useful tools for the analysis of the novel.
- To discuss possible ways of facilitating students' reading.
- To share ways of approaching the text in class with engaging activities.

Contenido

Dystopian tradition and the novel
Narrative authority and the “Historical Notes”
“Novels aren’t political messages”: Atwood’s stance
Feminist dystopia: a women’s culture
Power, hierarchy and resistance
The novel as a hybrid of popular fictional forms

Metodología

- Presentation and discussion of the novel, its context of production and its themes. - Participants will be presented with material to arouse students' interest and to facilitate their understanding of the text. - Discussion of possible ways to enhance students’ analysis and production for A level Literature examinations; including close reading techniques, thinking routines and games, among others.

Bibliografía

- A level syllabus and material available on www.cie.org.uk
- Atwood, Margaret. The Handmaid’s Tale. Seal Books. USA, 1998.
- Bloom, Harold. Bloom’s Guide: The Handmaid’s Tale. Infobase Publishing. New York,
2004.
- Gulick, Angela Michelle. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood: examining its utopian,
dystopian, feminist and postmodernist traditions. Retrospective Theses and Dissertations,
1991.
- Hobsbawm E. and Ranger T. The Invention of Tradition. CUP. New York, 1997.
- Lodge, David. The Art of Fiction. Penguin Books. London, 1992.
- Orwell, George. 1984. Penguin Books. London, 1989.

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