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CS92PROD
Spanish American Literature and Civilization
SPAN 226
Fall 2006
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: LAST 226

Close study of texts from the Colonial period to the present will serve as the basis for a discussion of some of the major writers and intellectuals in Latin America: Las Casas, Sor Juana, Bolívar, Sarmiento, Martí, Rodó, Mariátegui, Vallejo, Neruda, Borges, Carpentier, Fuentes, Castellanos, Paz, the subcomandante Marcos, and Bolaño. Special emphasis will be placed on issues related to culture and politics. For purposes of understanding context, students will also read selected chapters from works by historians and cultural critics and will see several films, including "Yo, la peor de todas," "Camila," "Rojo amanecer," "A Place Called Chiapas," and "La batalla de Chile."

Essential Capabilities: Speaking, Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RLAN
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CBST-MN)(CIR)(HISP)(LAST)(RMST)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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