Spanish and Portuguese | The Hispanic World I
S331 | 17384 | Professor Olga Impey


HISP-S 331: The Hispanic World I  (3 credits)
Prerequisite:   S310 or S311 or equivalent

Credit given for only two of the following:  S331, S332, S333

This course will offer an introduction to the study of important
literary texts from Latin America.  Readings will include a number
of short stories by Isabel Allende, a novel by Gabriel García
Márquez, a dramatic work, and a selection of poetry from Sor Juana
Inés de la Cruz to Pablo Neruda.  The close reading of these works
and class discussions will emphasize the literary, social, and
historical contexts in which they were written, genre
characteristics and differences, and relevant aspects of literary
interpretation.

The specific aims of this course are:  to sharpen the literary
insight of the students; to widen their cultural horizons; to
improve their abilities of reading comprehension, speaking and
writing in Spanish.  Students will be evaluated on the basis of
their participation in class, written assignments, short essays, and
two exams.  The course will be taught in Spanish.

HISP-S 331 17384  1:00P-2:15P  MW   Room=TBA    Prof. Olga Impey