Spanish & Portuguese | Spanish American Romanticism and Realism
S573 | 4282 | J. Dyson

Professor John P. Dyson

MWF 11:15am - 12:05pm/section #4282/3cr./Ballantine Hall 337

Spanish American Romanticism and Realism

A general overview of nineteenth-century prose and poetry exclusive
of modernismo with an emphasis on independence; the introduction of
European Romanticism; literatura gauchesca; Positivism; Realism and

Readings to include Heredia, Avellaneda, Sarmiento, Echeverría,
Hernández, Palma, Zorrilla de San Martín, Blest Gana, Cambaceres,

Three short papers due at five-week intervals; no exams.