Spanish and Portuguese | The Hispanic World I
S331 | 17487 | Professor Deborah Cohn (Sauer)


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 explore questions of identity (personal, ethnic,
racial, gender, and national) within the context of an introduction
to twentieth-century Spanish American literary works.  We will also
examine the relationship between art, politics, and culture in these
texts. In addition to this thematic emphasis, the course is divided
into five sections, each of which studies the mechanics of a
different literary genre: the novel, short story, drama, essay, and
poetry.

Authors read include:  María Luisa Bombal, Jorge Luis Borges, Julio
Cortázar, Rosario Castellanos, Rubén Darío, Rosario Ferré, Gabriel
García Márquez, Juan Rulfo, and others.

Goals of this course include:  working knowledge of the major
literary genres; development of skills for analyzing literary texts;
and improvement of the student¹s speaking, writing, listening, and
reading abilities.
Course requirements include daily reading assignments and
participation, frequent homework, a midterm and final exam, three
short papers, and quizzes.

HISP-S 331 17487 1:00P-2:15P TR Room=TBA  Prof.  Deborah Cohn (Sauer)