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    May 21, 2024  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

SPAN 5810 - Modern Latin American Fiction

Goals: To explore different literary movements in the 20th century such as indigenismo, regionalismo, la novela psicologica, la vanguardia, lo real maravilloso, and feminismo; to seek connections between literary aesthetics and sociopolitical forces in Latin America; to develop through practice our ability to analyze, discuss, and write about art.

Content: Primary texts: original works of Latin American fiction. Secondary texts: historical, biographical, and analytical readings. Authors vary from year to year. Course may occasionally focus on one or more themes, such as women writers, the regional novel, exile literature, or others.

Taught: Alternate years.

Recommended prerequisite: SPAN 3900 or 3910, or equivalent.

All coursework done in Spanish.

Credits: 4