por Gioconda Belli
Looking for a good way to improve your Spanish fluency?.. Does Juana de Castilla, deposed queen and mother of emperor’s deserve history’s label of Juana la Loca? Join us in this reading of this Nicaraguan author’s tale of discovery – as a young, contemporary writer explores the darker side of Juana’s and her own desires.
- Tuesdays: 10:30-11:45a (Apr 2 – May 28)
- Thursdays: 5:30-6:45p (Apr 4 – May 30)
In 9 class meetings we will practice our Spanish through the discussion of the week’s reading, as well as discussing and learning about Spanish culture and history through this reading of this tale of love, betrayal and control.
Books available through Copperfields Petaluma (707-762-0563 – mention Colors of Spanish and receive 20% discount) or online. See the schedule on the Club del libro Calender. Enrollment can be completed through our Enroll Now! form. Follow up instructions on language requirements and submitting payment will be provided in a follow-up email.
Critical Praise for El Pergamino de la Seduccion
“…A fascinating account… richly told…a feel similar to Tracy Chevalier’s Girl with a Pearl Earring.”— Library Journal
Giocanda Belli – Gioconda Belli is a critically acclaimed Nicaraguan poet, writer and political activist. She was involved in the Nicaraguan Revolution and is one of the recognized feminist leaders of the Sandinista movement.