Spanish and Portuguese | Machado de Assis
P676 | 26360 | L. Namorato

Professor Luciana Namorato

P676  Machado de Assis

TR 1:00pm – 2:15pm/section# 26360/3cr/Location TBA

In this course, we will study selected works by the Brazilian writer
Machado de Assis (1839-1908). Readings will cover all of the genres
he published: novel, drama, short story, novella, poetry, literary
criticism, and newspaper columns. Our discussions will include, but
not be limited to, Machado’s social and political criticism of the
Brazil of his time, as well as his literary dialogue with Brazilian
and European predecessors and contemporaries. Readings and
discussion in Portuguese.

Assignments: midterm and final exams, and one final paper