Spanish and Portuguese | Luso-Brazilian Colloquium
P495 | 25809 | Professor Luciana Namorato


HISP-P 495  Luso-Brazilian Colloquium  (3 credits)

Topic: Foreigners in their homes, strangers in their bodies

This course will examine novels, short-stories, and poems of
twentieth and twenty-first century Brazilian and Portuguese
Literature that introduce characters marked by a disturbing feeling
of social, cultural, metaphysical, and/or linguistic displacement.

Tentative List of Readings:
Raduam Nassar. LAVOURA ARCAICA (1975)
Clarice Lispector. LACOS DE FAMILIA (1960) and A LEGIAO ESTRANGEIRA
(1964) (selections)
Antonio Lobo Antunes. OS CUS DE JUDAS (1979)
Moacyr Scliar. O CENTAURO NO JARDIM (1980)
Caio Fernando Abreu.  MORANGOS MOFADOS (1982) (selections)
Silviano Santiago. KEITH JARRET NO BLUE NOTE: IMPROVISOS DE JAZZ
(1996)
Marina Colasanti. O LEOPARDO E UM ANIMAL DELICADO (1998) (selections)
Bernardo Carvalho. NOVE NOITES (2002)

Requirements: All students will write a midterm and a final exam.
One paper (8-10 pp.) will be required of undergraduate students,
while graduate students will write a 13-15pp research paper.

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