Spanish American Literature and Civilization|
Fall 2018 not offered
|Certificates: International Relations|
|Course Cluster: Caribbean Studies Minor|
A 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, including Las Casas, Sor Juana, Bolívar, Sarmiento, Martí, Mariátegui, Neruda, Borges, García Márquez, 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 watch several films.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CBST-MN)(CIR)(HISP)(LAST)(RMST)
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, LA RESPUESTA ISBN-10: 1558610774
Gabriel García Márquez, EL CORONEL NO TIENE QUIEN LE ESCRIBA ISBN-10: 8497592352
Roberto Bolaño, ESTRELLA DISTANTE ISBN-10: 8433966731
|Examination and Assignments: |
Two papers, a midterm, a final take-home exam, and weekly participation in course blog.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
SPAN 226 is intended for students who have completed at least SPAN 221 or the equivalent with a B or better. Students who have not done so should consult with the professor before pre-registering. Readings, written assignments, and class discussion will be in Spanish. Only COL students may take this course CR/U.