Women and Feminism in 20th Century Spain (MLS3037)

15 credits

The twentieth-century witnessed the development of feminism as a political movement. This development is still ongoing. Feminist thought has also played an influential part in Spanish twentieth-century history. You will study the development of feminist thought and you will learn about the history of women in the most controversial century of Spanish history. A vast array of interesting sources will be used: novels, memoirs, press articles, TV and newspaper advertisements, songs, medical texts and legal texts. Understanding feminism and women’s history will incorporate a gender perspective into your understanding of reality and will make you understand Hispanic culture anew.