Movements related to the Avant-Garde

Modern Spanish Literature

Take a tour on the Hispanic Avant-Garde movements and creators, and explore their main works and contributions to the universal literature.

1 week
20 sessions (55 ’) per week
Level B1 or higher


This programme has been devised to offer an introduction to the different literary Spanish and Hispanic tendencies and movements related to the Avant-Garde. We will explore the authors and genres that shape those artistic streams: establish a contrast between the Spanish and the European cases; study the works by Jardiel Poncela and Gómez de la Serna and; review the Spanish/Hispanic original isms such as Creationism, Ultraist movement, Surrealist poetry. Finally, we will pay attention to the mixture of tradition and rupture that characterizes the Spanish Avant-Garde by reviewing the Lorca and Cernuda’s works.

Recommended for

  • University students
  • Language, Literature, and Hispanic Culture professionals
  • Any other interested adult

Included in the course

  • Lodging (with Spanish host family, single room, full-board, six nights)
  • Out-of-Academy activities
  • Classroom materials
  • Certificate of completion


Prices valid for the courses and programmes booked during the current academic year.

Modern Spanish Literature

650 €

1 week