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History and Ideology in Latin American Poetry
SPAN 280
Spring 2009
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: LAST 282

In this course we will examine poetic experimentation in relation to the major political and ideological trends that have shaped Spanish American societies and cultures in the 20th century. We will focus on the avant-garde poetry of the 1920s and the resurgence of the avant-garde in the 1960s. Of particular interest to us in our study will be the rise of popular song movements like the Nueva Canción Latinoamericana, its various authors, and their relationship to the new poetry of the 1960s.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy, Interpretation
We will study the various modes of interpreting poetry as a dynamic form of cultural expression that has profound historical significance and that responds to historical and ideological currents.
Intercultural literacy will be developed as we study how the historical avant-garde in Europe is negotiated, appropriated and recreated on the Latin American continent.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RLAN
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (LAST)(RMST)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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