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CS92PROD
The Politics of "Seeing" in Latin American Travel Literature
SPAN 271
Fall 2006
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: LAST 243

The course approaches travel as a cultural and literary practice in diverse Latin American works of literature. The objective is to analyze the figure of the traveler in its many iterations, the multiple ways in which the traveled landscape and space are represented, as well as the tension between the imaginary and the real in these travel narratives. We begin with the European colonial movement to the Americas and then address Latin Americans who traveled to Europe, the "Orient," and the United States, ending with travel literature in the 20th century.

Essential Capabilities: Speaking, Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RLAN
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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